Free Inspection Trip to China


Do you want to experience 10 days of the beauty and wonder of China as a guest of Citslinc International?  Leo Liu, President of Citslinc International is once again providing a free inspection trip for WCCE Executives to experience the beauty and wonder of China as a guest of Citslinc International.  “The free inspection mission opportunity is to invite you to share in the experience of our chamber trip program.” stated Leo Liu.

The tentative itinerary is for you to depart on Oct 5, 2016, all Chamber Executives costs is free. This includes round trip international air travel with economy class, Chinese domestic air travel, 5-star hotels stay, 3-meal a day, all tour attraction entry expenses on the itinerary, tour bus service and English speaking tour guide service, airport tax and air fuel surcharge, and a post departure travel insurance for all passengers.

For more information about the trip and how you can take advantage of this WCCE benefit of membership, click on the following links:


Grassroots Alliance looking for Chamber Advocates

Time for all Chambers to joinawbga in the AWB Local Chamber Grassroots Alliance partnership.

As part of AWB's collaborative efforts, chamber partners are being asked to provide the names of three local advocate chamber members that can speak before the Legislature, media or other audiences on key issues identified. AWB would also like your help in identifying a few business leaders within your chamber that have strong relationships with state lawmakers - a key contact when critical issues need their attention.

To sign up your Advocate, please download and fill out the form below and email to

Grassroots Advocate Sign-up form

Mark Your Calendars!


The Campbell's Lake Chelan Resort will be host to the 2016 Washington Chamber Executives Statewide Leaders' Conference.  Be sure and mark your calendars as this conference is scheduled for a little later in the year than previous conferences.  Don't miss out on being a part of the Washington Chamber professional community from around the state who will congregate in beautiful Lake Chelan to hear, share and experience the latest in the Chamber Leadership profession.

A special thank you to our presenting sponsor AWB and to our conference chair and host, Lake Chelan Chamber Executive Director Mike Steele.

Why should you attend?


Resource Library

Depositphotos 16363919 s 2015Your WCCE membership grants you access to hundreds of documents, presentations, and forms that have been used by your Washington colleagues to run their chambers. In order to access the library, you must login with your WCCE member registration. 

You can click on the following to login in and access the library: WCCE Resource Library

Chamber Update

WCCE Career Bulletin

Chamber: Edmonds Chamber of Commerce
Title:   Membership & Events Manager
Send your full application (in Word or PDF format) with references to: subject line: “Membership & Events Manager” by 5pm on July 29th.
Salary range: $45,000 to $55,000 depending on qualifications and experience
Benefits:  included
Job Position Description pdf

The Tri-City Regional Chamber of Commerce is growing!  Seeking a dynamic, business-minded, proactive individual to join our team as Economic Affairs Director.  For a job posting, click here.
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AWB D.C. Fly-in

Washington DCBe a part of the conversation.  Be a part of the solution.  AWB D.C. Fly-In, Dec. 5-7, 2016. 

Information & Registration Form

Monday Morning Minute Surveys

Monday Morning Minute Survey
WCCE is conducting a survey every Monday morning to receive feedback on various issues affecting the Chamber and its CEO's!  The results to all surveys are available in the Resource Library. So far, the surveys have included:

Membership payment methods
Tourism and the Chamber
Board of Directors
Bank Card processing
Membership Orientations
The Chamber's Social Media Involvement
Chamber Publications Priorities

Last Chance to Participate

The updating of the annual WCCE Salary and Benefit survey will conclude on May 31st.  This is the annual survey of Washington State Chamber Executives to determine comparable salaries and benefits for like size and structured Chambers. 

In order for it to have the greatest value, a high participation rate is a requirement. Names and chamber will be held in confidence when providing salary and benefit comparisons.  For all WCCE Chamber Executives members participating in the survey, there will not be charged for a comparison request during the upcoming year.

Click on the following to access the survey:  WCCE Salary & Benefit Survey

Are you ready for the mature workforce?

agingWashington Retail Association is working on a grant project funded by the Safety and Health Investment Projects, through the WA Department of Labor & Industries. This project will help coach employers and employees on how to work smarter and reduce the potential for employee injuries, focusing on the fastest trending group of workers, the mature employee who is quickly heading into the retail workforce.

At WRA, we are providing tools through webinars, videos, and other literature to help employers and employees implement methods to reduce injuries for this group, which will also benefit all ages of workers and the company as well. It is happening now.

Are you ready for the mature workforce? For more information, check out this amazing pamphlet: Mature Workforce Or contact Rick Means at Washington Retail Association at or 360.200.6454

Upcoming Events

W.A.C.E. Annual Conference

LAX Marriott

Los Angeles, California

Feb. 1-3, 2017

Registration Information in November, 2016

2016 WCCE Annual Conference

Campbell's Lake Chelan Waterfront Resort

Lake Chelan, WA

Nov. 9-11, 2016

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WACE 2016 Academy

Hyatt Regency

Sacramento, CA

July 31 - August 3, 2016

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AWB D.C. Fly-In

Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill

Los Angeles, California

Dec. 5 - 7, 2016

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2016 AWB Policy Summit

Suncadia Resort

Tues., Sept. 13  - Thurs., Sept. 15

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