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Thurston Economic Development Council (Thurston EDC)

Thurston EDC works to attract new investment to Tumwater and the Thurston County community by forging strong relationships with local partners and enhancing the collective prosperity of our community. We participate with organizations throughout the region to ensure that Thurston County plays an appropriate role on the regional economic stage, which encourages our economic future.

Browse to the Thurston EDC website or visit the office at 665 Woodland Square Loop SE, #201, Lacey, WA  98503. Call (360) 754-6320 or browse to their website for more information. 

Business Resource Center

The Business Resource Center (BRC) supports business with services and resources to achieve their first or next success. Resources are available to help businesses to  be successful in our community. 
    • Find information about business and tax regulations unique to Washington State and Thurston County. 
    • Small Business Development Center (a program of South Puget Sound Community College) is co-located with the EDC, to provide established businesses expert business advising, management training and market research.
    • Starting a Business—resources to successfully navigate a business start-up.

Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)

Learn how to do business with government. 

The Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) at Thurston EDC is the statewide lead for the Washington State Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). PTAC helps companies achieve contracts for work with local, state, and federal governments. 

Visit the Procurement Technical Assistance Center website or call (360) 754-6320 for details.

Thurston County Chamber of Commerce

The Thurston County Chamber is a membership supported business benefits organization with a community stewardship mission. Thurston County Chamber provides programs and networking opportunities to help businesses in the community to flourish and grow. Programs include a small business incubator, leadership training, worksite wellness, green business, buy local and buyers guide. 

Visit the Thurston County Chamber website or call (360) 357-3362.

Tumwater Chamber of Commerce

The Tumwater Chamber is a membership with a mission to promote, inform, and advocate for businesses and the community.Programs include a small business incubator and bi-monthly networking opportunities. 

Visit the Tumwater Chamber website or call (360) 357-5153.