Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Get Involved! Reach an audience of upwards of 400 leaders in industry, business, and the public sector by becoming a sponsor or exhibitor! The Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation EXPO has the most face-to-face interaction time of any Thurston EDC event, and with the added benefit of a regional audience, the value in participating is unparalleled!

What is the Regional Economic Update & Innovation Expo?

The 2017 Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo is an exciting one-day event focused on setting the economic stage for our region for the coming year. Presented on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at the Little Creek Casino in Shelton, WA, this conference brings together regional businesses from a wide range of industry sectors. Exhibitors will showcase industry within Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific and Thurston counties, highlighting cutting edge technology, products and services that help our region and Washington State stay competitive.

The 2017 Regional Economic Forecast and Innovation Expo is brought to you by the Thurston Economic Development Council, Lewis Economic Development Council, Pacific County Economic Development Council, Economic Development Council of Mason County, and Grays Harbor, Inc.

What is the target market?

This high-profile networking event, now in its sixth year, has expanded each year, and now draws upwards of 400 decision makers and community leaders from all sectors of business and industry in our region.

How is the event structured?

 The 2017 Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo will offer:

 -An exclusive briefing on the 2017 Economic Vitality Index, the annual review of the region’s economic performance over past year

-Insight from respected economists and business leaders on what lies ahead for the coming year, and how you can be prepared

-Time to network with the people behind the products and services showcased at the Expo and the partnerships that support them

-Informational workshops throughout the day focused on business innovation and regional economic concern

Thursday, December 7, 2017
8:30a – 2:30p

Little Creek Casino Resort
91 W State Route 108
Shelton, WA 98584

For more information, please contact Rachel Baldwin at (360) 464-6040 or

Thank you to our 2016 exhibitors!


  1. 94.5 Roxy
  2. Bountiful Byway – OLT Visitor & Convention Center
  3. BrightWire Networks
  4. Business Examiner
  5. Centralia College – Electronics Robotics Automation (ERA)
  6. Costco – Tumwater
  7. Department of Commerce
  8. Department of Corrections
  9. Epic Event Décor
  10. Express Employment Professionals
  11. FastSigns
  12. iFiberOne News
  13. Intercity Transit
  14. Jessica Jensen Law
  15. Legal Sheild
  16. Economic Development Council of Mason County
  17. Mint Landscapes
  18. Morningside
  19. Olympic College
  20. Pacific Stone & Tile
  21. PacMtn/Internship Pipeline
  22. Phillips Burgess Law
  23. Port of Olympia
  24. SCJ Alliance
  25. Shelton School District
  26. The Shoppers Weekly
  27. South Sound Solar
  28. Thurston EDC & Center for Business & Innovation
  29. Thurston Energy
  30. Timberland Regional Library
  31. ToledoTel
  32. TwinStar Credit Union
  33. S. Small Business Administration
  34. USDA Rural Dev
  35. Washington Emergency Management Division