Our Services

Whatever your business needs, we can help.

One-on-One Counseling

Our staff provides private, one-on-one counseling for any of your business needs. Business is tough. We're here to help.

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Workshops

Free to low-cost workshops on starting a business, social media, financing, marketing, and more!

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Reports & Studies

Smart business decisions require good information. Members get free access. Non-members can purchase these reports at low cost.

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Access to Resources

We have personal relationships with finance experts, library resources, government officials, and other business experts. We share these and more resources with you.

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We represent broad interests of the community. We work to diversify and strengthen the local economy, preserve and progress the quality of life of islanders, and stabilize the economic interests of Whidbey and Camano Islands.

We offer one-on-one confidential business counseling; access to a network of a variety of business, economic, and political resources; workshops on writing business plans, social media, and business tools; and represent Island County businesses in local and statewide political and policy forums.

Doing business in Island County? Starting a new business, growing, changing, or relocating to the area—we have all the tools and resources to help you succeed.

We Know You

  • Taxable retail sales tool

    We compile a taxable retail sales tool which shows local sales trends in hundreds of different sectors.

  • Numbers

    Permitting and employment numbers show us a complete picture of the local business climate.

  • Representation

    We represent YOU in city, county, regional, state, and federal governments.

  • Business information

    We are the trusted source of business information to local businesses, chambers, consultants, and law makers.

  • Board of Directors

    Our board represents every area of the county and a variety of industries including banks, government, construction, transportation, education, utilities, wineries, small shops, and farms.

Get Involved

Access exclusive membership benefits such as a weekly newsletter, use of our conference room, onsite social media training, no charge reports and studies, and more.

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Our Foundation provides entrepreneurial opportunities to the youth of Island County. Your support makes programs like the Student Entrepreneur Challenge and National Lemonade Day successful.

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Make your event a success with our cooking equipment or table cloth rentals.

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Economic development relies on three main pillars: business development, community development, and workforce development. We work hard to improve every sector on Whidbey and Camano Islands.

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Thanks to Our Major Sponsors!

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