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Gary Ballew

IEDC Conference to be Held in Spokane for the First Time

By Gary Ballew, VP, Economic Development, GSI I had the opportunity to attend the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) Future Forum in Richardson, Texas, part of the Dallas/Fort Worth metro area. It was a great time to visit with my fellow economic developers to share and learn. I have been involved with IEDC since 2006 …

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Talent Development a Focus for GSI

At Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI), we create the place where organizations come together to advocate for the region, drive strategic economic growth, and champion a talented workforce. We strive to do this through strong community partnerships and have heard from many of our business partners that finding and retaining employees continues to be a challenge. …

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Stacia Rassmusen

Grant Dollars and Entrepreneurial Services Help Develop Life Sciences Companies

By Stacia Rasmussen, PMPHealth & Life Sciences Business Development Manager, Greater Spokane Inc. In May of 2019, Greater Spokane Inc (GSI) was awarded $100,000 from the WA Department of Commerce Office of Economic Development and Competitiveness to provide supportive services to benefit small businesses in Washington State within the life sciences and health IT sectors. …

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Katrina Rogers

Katrina Rogers Selected to Lead Evergreen Biosciences Innovation Cluster

(SPOKANE, Wash.) – Greater Spokane Inc. has announced the confirmation of Katrina Rogers as the founding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Evergreen Bioscience Innovation Cluster. Katrina is a change expert with more than 25 years of experience in the discovery, development, and manufacture of medicines and related technology.  She brings expertise in planning and strategy, operations and …

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THRIVE Spokane.

THRIVE Spokane Public Comment Period Opens

GSI and Partners Invite the Greater Spokane Community to Comment on theSpokane Region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (SPOKANE, Wash.) – Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI) and community partners invite the greater Spokane community to comment on THRIVE Spokane, the Spokane region’s Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS). THRIVE Spokane sets the vision and framework for regional economic …

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Women Owned Business

Celebrating Women’s History Month

As March comes to a close, so too does Women’s History Month. This serves as a reminder to support women, especially women-owned businesses throughout the year. We are extremely grateful for all of our women-owned business member partners. One way you can continue to support women in our region is by looking up locally women-owned …

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