Regional Economic Partnership Events

 The Regional Economic Partnership hosts and sponsors many events throughout Whatcom County.  Many of these events are opportunities for local businesses to gain knowledge through training or by marketing themselves.  We partner with various organizations and businesses throughout the County on a variety of events.  

Check this page often to learn about upcoming event around the county or to register for an event.  

Partner Event in Skagit County!

Join fellow business and community leaders at EDASC’s annual Economic Forecast Night, held 5 to 8:30 p.m. Feb. 11 at the Swinomish Casino & Lodge. Enjoy dinner with a no-host bar while hearing from our eminent speakers.

Purchase tickets here.

Along with EDASC CEO John Sternlicht’s year-in-review and look forward at the county’s economic trends by economists Dr. Laurie Trautman and Dr. Anneliese Vance-Sherman, attendees will be treated to a roundtable discussion and debate among regional leaders in higher education. Panelists include Skagit Valley College President Dr. Thomas Keegan, Western Washington University President Dr. Sabah Randhawa, Washington State University-Everett Chancellor Dr. Paul Pitre and University of Puget Sound President Dr. Isiaah Crawford.

The discussion will center on post-secondary education’s role in developing a healthy workforce, particularly regarding liberal arts education versus workforce training and career readiness.