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Category Archives: Economic Development

Spokane, New Localism, and the 21st Century

Guest Article By Bruce Katz, 2017 GSI Annual Meeting Speaker and Centennial Scholar, The Brookings Institution I traveled this week to Spokane, Washington to speak at the annual gathering of Greater Spokane Inc. (GSI). It was my first visit to … Read more

Busy spring for GSI’s International Trade program

It has been a busy spring for our international trade work here at GSI. In March we had our annual World Trade Day at the Spokane Convention Center which brought successful small and medium size exporters from across the country … Read more

PayTrace opens new headquarters in Spokane Valley

We are excited to announce the grand opening of the new PayTrace office space in Spokane Valley, which will serve as the company’s new headquarters. The office space, located at 12709 E. Mirabeau Parkway, Building A, Suite 100, triples PayTrace’s square … Read more

World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit

On March 29th Greater Spokane Incorporated welcomed outstanding exporters from across the country to Spokane for World Trade Day & National Small Business Exporter Summit. The event, in partnership with NASBITE International, provided attendees with best practices and lessons learned … Read more

SmartRecruiters selects Spokane for expansion

SmartRecruiters Inc., a software provider of recruiting solutions, recently announced the opening of a new office in downtown Spokane. Based in San Francisco, the company’s expansion will support its rapidly growing business. The company expects the new location to open … Read more

Feature your business year-round in Advantage Spokane Magazine

The annual Advantage Spokane magazine, which targets businesses and site selectors interested in the Spokane region, is now accepting advertisements for the 2017 edition! This year’s magazine commemorates the 10th anniversary of Greater Spokane Incorporated, and will be read by … Read more

Quarter 3 2016 Business Barometer

Another strong quarter for the Spokane economy “The 3rd Quarter of 2016 continued to demonstrate the strength that has characterized the Spokane regional economy this year—strength that should continue not only into the 4th quarter, but also into next year,” … Read more

GSI meets with Open World Delegation

GSI was pleased recently to sit down for a study session with a visiting Open World Delegation.  The Open World Program, partnering with the Rumsfeld Foundation and Johns Hopkins SAIS, enables individuals from Central Asia, the Caucasus, Afghanistan and Mongolia to … Read more

Mayor of Cagli, Italy meets with businesses and elected officials

Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI) was pleased to host Cagli, Italy Mayor Alberto Alessandri and his assistant Marco Valeri last week for a “lunch & learn” and tour of local manufacturer HOTSTART. In town for the Sister City signing ceremonies – … Read more

Quarter 2 2016 Business Barometer

Spokane economy continues to hold us better than U.S. “This year’s good economic news continues for our region and, in fact, accelerated in the second quarter,” according to Shaun O’L. Higgins, Managing Principal of The Oxalis Group LLC, and a … Read more