Step Up

WHATCOM COUNTY AGRIBUSINESS INDUSTRY ANALYSIS

 WWU  Center for Economic and Business Research commissioned by the WBA as part of the StepUp Campaign in collaboration with Whatcom Family Farmers and other industry experts.  CLICK HERE: Agribusiness Analysis Study Final 2017 If you are interested in...

Education Initiative Putting Whatcom County students on the pathway to success: Join the...

  The Whatcom Business Alliance has been steadily developing exciting content for our Youth Engagement Initiative Kickoff event at BTC on September 28th.  Interest from our community has grown as we continue to share the Initiative's...

Continuing to Step Up: Business Advocacy, Research and Education

By Business Pulse Magazine & WBA Staff In September 2016 the Board of Directors of the Whatcom Business Alliance (WBA) launched its “Step Up for Business” campaign, a commitment to one of the WBA’s core missions...

Step Up for Education Youth Engagement Initiative

  The Whatcom Business Alliance (WBA) launched the Step Up Campaign for Business Advocacy, Research and Education in September 2016. The vision of the campaign is to engage with the community through research, education and advocacy...

Fearmongering or accurate reporting of issues at hand?

There’s been a lot of talk in Whatcom County lately about property taxes, not all of it true. Rather than spreading misinformation and stoking the fears of county residents, Whatcom Business Alliance consistently strives to disseminate...

We are…the Whatcom Business Alliance

The Whatcom Business Alliance brings together many different industries and supports businesses that are good community members. Step Up with the WBA and stand together for the future of Whatcom County. We work here, we...

WBA Response to Stand.Earth letter

Dear WBA Members and Supporters, It has come to our attention that an organization called Stand.Earth has targeted nearly the entire Whatcom Business Alliance membership with a campaign letter intended to intimidate and bully.  It comes...

Whatcom County Grassroots Organizations Teaming Up For a “Wake Up Whatcom County” Rally in...

Bellingham, Washington – May 11, 2017 - The Whatcom Business Alliance (WBA) Cherry Point Coalition, Common Threads NW, Whatcom Family Farmers, the Associated General Contractors of Washington and other grassroots organizations concerned for Whatcom County’s...

Myth #2 – We can ban export of fossil fuels without harming current industries...

This week’s Myth: We can ban export of fossil fuels without harming current industries and jobs at Cherry Point This week’s Reality Check: The attempt to pick and choose which parts of a company's operations are allowed -...

Hirst Case Resources

The best thing you can do is contact your lawmakers in the House and Senate and encourage them to fix Hirst now! You can use AWB’s letter writing tool or customize your own letter at:...