Bellingham Bells Game: WBA Member Appreciation Night

WBA Members, We want to take you out to the (Bellingham Bells) ball game, Wednesday August 1st, 2018. Bring your families and join the WBA staff for this fun-filled, classic event! Come early to catch the Honoree First Pitch and National Anthem performance. Full Concessions are available! Fun, Family, Friends and Food… this is a night […]

Lunch with the Crew

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Leaders of Industry Issues Forum

The Whatcom Business Alliance and Washington Federal present LEADERS OF INDUSTRY ISSUES FORUM 2018, a Step Up for Business Advocacy event.

2018 Annual WBA Member Meeting

WBA President Tony Larson invites WBA members and their guests to join him and the WBA Board for a presentation on WBA activities.  WBA members will hear a review of the 2017 activities and the exciting events and programs planned for 2018. We want to hear from you! Let us know how the ways in […]

The Future of Bellingham & Whatcom County

Business Person of the Year Awards

SOLD OUT EVENT Sell-Out Crowd at Annual Business Awards Banquet [BELLINGHAM, WA, March 21, 2018] A sell-out crowd of 450 business leaders came together at the 32nd Annual Business Person of the Year Awards Banquet to recognize the best and the brightest in the Whatcom County business community. A highlight of the event at the […]

Bellingham Bells Baseball Game

Wednesday, July 26th, join us for the WBA Members Appreciation Event with the Bellingham Bells. Enjoy the sun (hopefully) and a hot dog (definitely) with the WBA and fellow members! 1st pitch thrown out by Doug Thomas of Bellingham Cold Storage. National Anthem will be sung by Nicole Burdick.

WBA Presentation for Members

The WBA Board of Directors invites WBA members to a presentation by Whatcom County Assessor Keith Willnauer on the impacts to our property taxes by the assault on our tax base. Come and hear the facts from our elected County official on what the Hirst decision and the challenges to Cherry Point businesses will mean […]

Business Academy – Mel Carson

Mel Carson, founder of Delightful Communications, speaks to the WBA Business Academy about personal branding and how to use personal branding to enhance your business. Mel has shared his presentation with us. Please click here to access. We also have Mel’s lecture in full located here.

2017 Economic Forecast Breakfast

WBA MEMBERS: $45 ticket or TABLE OF 8 for $350 NON-MEMBERS: $55 ticket or TABLE OF 8 for $400 Join us for breakfast and an in-depth analysis about the economic forecast for Whatcom County, Washington State and our nation. Hear from top level economists with a local perspective.   SPEAKERS Dann Mead Smith- President of […]