Whatcom Business Alliance

As a non-partisan, non-profit organization, we operate solely with private funding. The WBA leadership network provides a strong voice for the private sector of business and commerce — small or large, private or public, in any industry or niche market. We encourage economic development and advocacy. The WBA membership roll call grows with a unifying mission: Supporting and celebrating a positive business environment, and providing a vast communications network to address issues concerning businesses.

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WBA 2015 Innovator of the Year Ivan Owen

The Whatcom Business Alliance and Business Pulse Magazine recognized Ivan for putting his 3D-printed artificial hand on free, open-source Internet access. This led to an global network, e-NABLE, through which his wife Jen has facilitated the design, printing, and distribution of over 1,000 devices in 25 countries.


Member News

Port, All American Marine make a big move

…Port also sets plan in motion for anticipated community sailing center. *** The Port of Bellingham, a WBA member, has reached agreements with three local Read more…

Woods Coffee to B.C. in ’16

Partner: Shato Holdings Ltd. at Tsawwassen Springs   The 18th location for Wes Herman’s regional coffee shop chain will take the company to Canada for the first Read more…

Opportunity NW $10MM deal w/ T C Trading Co.

This is the type of  broad-scale business collaboration that you can learn more about at the 30th annual NW Business + Cross-Border Expo this Wednesday Read more…