GSI Helps Build the Aerospace Industry & Build Your Business
A Leading Industry in the Spokane Region
Aerospace is a strong and growing industry in the Inland Northwest, with great potential to expand its prominence. Worldwide, the industry is booming with innovation, new products, efficiencies, and increased competition. It’s all opportunity for the Spokane region, and GSI is your organization to convene, support, and help advance the aerospace industry in this area.
Helping Business Do More Business
GSI helps support the aerospace industry and our aerospace businesses through through advocacy work, Our professional staff can help connect you with the appropriate training programs at four-year public universities, community colleges, private institutions, and government agencies in the region. GSI provides business assistance to companies currently in this area, helping with expansion, permitting, zoning, incentives and much more. GSI also leads annual business delegations to Olympia and Washington, D.C. to press for key initiatives that support business growth and economic opportunity, and partners with Spokane International Airport, City of Spokane, Spokane County, City of Airway Heights, and Community Colleges of Spokane on certified sites for aerospace manufacturers, tier one suppliers, or other advanced manufacturers. Having a certified site gives Spokane a strategic advantage to attract new business – creating new jobs, an expanded tax base
and potential new business opportunities.
About AIR Spokane
Some Aerospace Partners Include:
Inland Northwest Aerospace Consortium (INWAC)
Fairchild Air Force Base
Lean Manufacturing Consortium
Spokane International Airport
Washington Aerospace Council
WSU’s Institute for Shock Physics
Applied Sciences Laboratory
For more information or details on how you can get involved, contact Jessica Kirk, Director, Business Retention, Expansion & Startup, 509-321-3641 or Alisha Benson, Chief Executive Officer, 509-321-3608.