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Peer Networking Chateau Rive

May 15 Peer Networking Fosters Business Growth

May 15 Peer Networking Event Recap! The Chateau Rive did not disappoint last night while networking with peer colleagues next to the Spokane River. Big shout out to Red Rock Catering and their hospitality expertise and tasty appetizers. The power of collaboration often goes underestimated, but at Greater Spokane Inc., we understand that it truly

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President's Leadership Forum with Liz Cheney

Whitworth Leadership Forum Features Liz Cheney

Former U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney to be the Featured Speaker at the Whitworth President’s Leadership Forum on Oct. 9 Whitworth University welcomes former U.S. Rep. Liz Cheney as the featured speaker at this year’s President’s Leadership Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 9, at 7:30 a.m. at the Spokane Convention Center. “Defending Democracy: A Conversation with Liz

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Lisa Brown State of the City

2024 State of the City Highlights Key Initiatives

Previous slide Next slide GSI hosted the 2024 State of the City yesterday at the Spokane Convention Center. This was Mayor Lisa Brown’s first address speaking to the community about successes and challenges for the City as our region moves through 2024 and beyond. Key top initiatives were identified by the help of her transition teams focused

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Expo 74

Expo ’74 50th Anniversary Celebration – Get Involved

Did you know in 1974 when Spokane became the smallest city in history to host the World’s Fair that GSI (formerly the Spokane Area Chamber of Commerce) helped bring the Fair to Spokane? The event plays a big historical role for our city and sparked growth and transformation throughout our region. Even the infamous GSI

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Meet Future Employees through The Internship Network on April 30

Businesses in our community continue to face an unprecedented challenge in finding qualified employees to fill positions. Recent data suggests that over 70% of businesses are struggling to recruit suitable candidates, highlighting a need for innovative solutions to bridge this gap. This is due, in part, to new employees leaving as soon as they are

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Economic Future Forum

From 1974 to 2024 and Beyond – 2024 Economic Future Forum

By Gary Ballew, VP of Economic Development, Greater Spokane Inc. *This story first appeared in the 2023 GSI Connect Magazine, which can found on our About Us page. On June 18, 2024, the Spokane region will host the International Economic Development Council’s (IEDC) Future Forum. This will be the first time in the history of the organization that

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