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PR Newswire
Late-breaking corporate news and press releases.

Thomas Register of American Manufacturers
U.S. manufacturing companies. Registration required. No fee.

Zacks Investors Window
Financial information on public companies.

Search SEC EDGAR Archives
Key word search of Edgar documents.

10K Wizard
Full text search of Edgar filings

SEC Filings
Definitions and filing requirements.

PRARS
Information Request: Public Register's Annual Report Service: Free annual reports.

InterNet Bankruptcy Library
Hot news in the bankruptcy world including distressed securities data

LaborLinks
Corporate social responsibility issues, NLRB rulings, SEC violations, campaign contributions and OSHA settlements.

Standard Industrial Classification Search
Access to the complete SIC Code with keyword searching. From the U.S. Dept. of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration

North American Industrial Classification System
Is replacing the 1987 SIC Code.


Economic Statistics Briefing Room
Current economic indicators such as production, sales, orders, and inventories.

Bureau of Labor Statistics
Data on employment, wages, and prices.

Fedstats
Data from more than 70 agencies.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office Home Page
Patent and copyright information including limited searches.

United States Bureau of the Census
Includes the Economic Census, an Industry Focus tool, a small business page, etc.

Business USA
This well designed website combines resources from all federal agencies related to business. Try the “start a business” wizard.


McCleary Chamber of Commerce

Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.
Regional Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Council and Visitor Information Center.

Port of Grays Harbor
Founded in 1911, the Port of Grays Harbor became the second port district formed in Washington State. Once the leading export port for U.S. grown timber, Grays Harbor now leads the U.S. in exports of American grown soybean meal and is the number one seafood landing point in Washington State.

Hoquiam Business Association
Members work to create an atmosphere where businesses can thrive by collaborating to promote and improve the climate for businesses and customers alike.


Centralia-Chehalis Chamber of Commerce

Lewis Economic Development Council
Lewis County's primary resource for business owners, providing information and assistance to help companies thrive.

Centralia - Economic Development Department
Whether your company is relocating or you're simply researching new markets, the City of Centralia Economic Development Department can help you realize the benefits of locating your business in Centralia, Washington. 

The Centralia Downtown Association
The CDA's mission is to stimulate development in Downtown Centralia by encouraging cooperation and building leadership in the community; by creating a positive downtown image and promoting it as an exciting place to live, show and invest; by improving the appearance of downtown; and by strengthening and expanding the economic base of the downtown.

Senior Action Network
The Senior Action Network consists of Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties businesses dedicated to enhancing the lives of seniors through business development and services. SAN members meet monthly for educational speakers, networking opportunities and senior community service. SAN sponsors several events including Annual Caregiver's Recognition Dinner, Yard Clean-up, Seniors in the Park and more.  


The Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council
The Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council (PMWDC) and its Board of Directors are responsible for workforce development in the five county area of: Grays Harbor, Lewis, Pacific, Thurston and Mason Counties. 

Economic Development Council of Mason County
The Economic Development Council of Mason County is a proactive, results-oriented community based partnership working with over 125 associates to assist businesses in locating or expanding in Mason County.

Shelton-Mason Chamber of Commerce
The Chamber of Commerce is comprised of businesses, organizations and individuals that join the Chamber and work collectively to build a healthy economy and to improve the quality of life in our community.  We work to connect our businesses with our community through Advocacy, Promotion and Education.

North Mason Chamber
The North Mason Chamber represents a complex and large geographic area which includes Mason, Kitsap & Pierce Counties. Promoting approximately 500 businesses and professionals throughout western Washington, membership in the North Mason Chamber is a proven investment designed to grow your business and create a stronger more competitive business environment.

Squaxin Tribe/Island Enterprises
Island Enterprises Incorporated (IEI) is dedicated to the development, acquisition, and/or attraction of economic ventures that will enable the Squaxin Island Tribe to realize its dream of self-sufficiency and self-governance.

Port of Allyn
The mission of the Port of Allyn is to strengthen and enhance the Port of Allyn communities through business retention and recruitment; support tourism; and develop infrastructure necessary for economic development.

Port of Dewatto
The Port of Dewatto, located on the Kitsap Peninsula along Hood Canal in North Mason County, was formed in 1927. Current development includes a natural and primitive campground on the Dewatto River. The Port strives to preserve the high quality of life for its residents and is committed to serving the needs of the area and its people.

Port of Grapeview
The mission of the Port of Grapeview is to provide opportunities of economic development in areas for which the Port is uniquely qualified. The Port’s shoreline is the centerpiece for aquaculture and recreational boating opportunities for the community. The Port shall be a responsible environmental steward.

Port of Hoodsport
The Port of Hoodsport District lies adjacent to Hood Canal, centered on Hoodsport. Population hubs are clustered in the communities of Brinnon, Hoodsport, Lake Cushman, Lilliwaup, Potlatch, and the Skokomish Reservation. Our mission is to create, promote and support economic development that supports the preservation and public enjoyment of local, cultural, and natural resources, provides family wage jobs, local services, and promotes the development of cottage industries, tourism, and family-related activities.

Port of Shelton
The Port of Shelton is an excellent location for your business. With competitive lease rates, central access and the quality of life in one of the most beautiful natural areas in the Pacific Northwest, the Port of Shelton is more than just a great base to base your business.

Senior Action Network
The Senior Action Network consists of Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties businesses dedicated to enhancing the lives of seniors through business development and services. SAN members meet monthly for educational speakers, networking opportunities and senior community service. SAN sponsors several events including Annual Caregiver's Recognition Dinner, Yard Clean-up, Seniors in the Park and more.  


Westport-Grayland Visitor Information Center and Chamber of Commerce


The Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council
The Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Council (PMWDC) and its Board of Directors are responsible for workforce development in the five county area of: Grays Harbor, Lewis, Pacific, Thurston and Mason Counties. 

Thurston County Chamber of Commerce
Created in 1874, the Thurston County Chamber of Commerce is a community leader, steering prosperity in Thurston County. They work with an array of community partnerships, ranging from private businesses, non-profits, and government, to address the challenges and opportunities before their community.

West Olympia Business Association
The West Olympia Business Association is an organization that supports the goals of the West Olympia business community. 

Olympia Downtown Association
The ODA's mission is to preserve, promote and enhance the downtown Olympia community.

Thurston County Economic Development Council (Business Resource Center)
The Business Resource Center (BRC) exists to support business with services and resources to achieve their first success – or next success.

Thurston Regional Planning Council
TRPC consists of local elected officials and decision-makers committed to working together to ensure the Thurston Region remains a great place to live, work and play. Supported by regional planning staff, the Council's mission is to provide visionary leadership on Regional Plans, Policies, and Issues.

Olympia-Lacey-Tumwater Visitor and Convention Bureau
Check out the Local Business section of this website.

Senior Action Network
The Senior Action Network consists of Thurston, Mason, and Lewis Counties businesses dedicated to enhancing the lives of seniors through business development and services. SAN members meet monthly for educational speakers, networking opportunities and senior community service. SAN sponsors several events including Annual Caregiver's Recognition Dinner, Yard Clean-up, Seniors in the Park and more.  

Port of Olympia
Ports still provide and operate commercial marine transportation facilities, helping to ship anything from grain (bulk) to container cargoes. Ports also maintain and operate airports, commercial and pleasure boat marinas, subsidized space for start-up businesses, cold-storage plants, log-export yards, boat launch ramps, and even a short-haul railroad.


Washington Access
Current economic conditions, chambers of commerce, consumer protection, Washington State government resources, and economic development councils.

Labor Market Information
Data and statistics on Washington's labor market and economic conditions from Washington State Employment Security Office.

State of Washington Office of the Secretary of State
Information concerning corporations, charities, elections, and voter services.

Washington State Department of Licensing
Registration requirements, forms, and descriptions for business, driver, vehicle, professional, and vessel licenses.

Washington State Department of Revenue
General tax information, forms, reports, publications, and state business records database.

Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Labor and industry training, directory, and publication information.

Municipal Research & Services Center of Washington
Municipal codes, Revised Code of Washington, Washington Administrative Code, library services, publications, and news.

Association of Washington Cities
General government news and issues, city newsletters, and public works newsletters.

Puget Sound Regional Council
Resources and research for developing policies and decisions about regional growth.

State and Local Governments
Meta-indexes for state and local government information, state maps, and state government information from the Library of Congress.

Washington Center for Real Estate Research
Washington State real estate market. Select "Market Data" for quarterly real estate reports on Washington State.

Puget Sound Business Journal
Seattle's daily small business newspaper, featuring regional and local economy, business, people, and news.

DJC online
Regional construction industry news, people, and the economy from "The Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce".

Washington State Association of Counties
Created in 1906, the Washington State Association of Counties (WSAC) is a voluntary, non-profit association serving all of Washington's 39 counties.  WSAC members include elected county commissioners, council members and executives from all of Washington's 39 counties.


SCORE On Line
One-on-one counseling with SCORE counselors via electronic mail.

Doing Business with GA
State government contract opportunities.

Small Business Administration, Seattle, Washington District
Local financial, and technical small business assistance information.

Small Business Development Center
Free one to one management and technical assistance such as policies and procedures, marketing and business plans, cash flow and location analyses, and sale of a business.

State of Washington Department of Licensing
Business licensing information.

State Business Records Database
Business owner searches from the Washington State Department of Revenue business records.

Corporations Division--Registration Data Lookup
Business owner searches from the State Washington Office of the Secretary of State business records.


 Database Links


Reference USA
Information on U.S. businesses, U.S. households, and Canadian businesses.

Business Plans Handbook Vols 1-24
Business plans compiled by entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.

Business Source Premier

Search regional, national and international business news—including marketing research & reports, emerging business trends, and detailed company profiles for the world's 10,000 largest companies from Datamonitor.


ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry
Business periodicals and newsletters focussing on trade or industry.

Business Index ASAP
Business activities, management issues, economic indicators and business theories & practices.

Financial Rating Series
Ratings of banks, savings and loans, thrifts, and insurance companies.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
Reference eBooks on American history, culture, health, nations, states, law and more.

Legal Information Reference Center
Full text of consumer legal reference books and legal forms, including a section on Business & Corporations.

Morningstar Investment Research Center
Investment assistance for stocks and funds - education, research, portfolio evaluation.

Small Business Reference Center
Small businesses, common business types, and creating business plans.

Value Line On-line Investment Research
Stock analysis from Value Line.


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