July 23, 2024 1:05 am

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Annual Port Report coming to Everett Waterfront on July 16 

EVERETT—The Port of Everett and Economic Alliance Snohomish County invite the community to the 2024 Port Report to be held on Tuesday, July 16. This annual event offers an annual update and exclusive look at upcoming advancements being brought forth by the Port of Everett’s dedication to growing the regional economy.

Port Report

The Port Report will take place on Tuesday, July 16, from 4-7 p.m. at Hotel Indigo Seattle Everett Waterfront, and will feature networking opportunities, a DJ spinning “Yacht Rock” provided by event sponsor Everett Music Initiative, and yard games for all to enjoy. There is also a special add-on opportunity to tour the Port of Everett by water. Enjoy beer, wine, hors d’oeuvres and networking aboard the Hat Island Ferry as Port staff provide a one-hour guided tour. 

Tickets are $55 and include food and one entry to win a raffle with prizes including a pair of round-trip tickets on Alaska Airlines. Tickets for the harbor tour are an additional $20, and it will run from 6-7 p.m. To register, please click here. For more information, please visit EconomicAllianceSC.org or contact us at mailto:info@EconomicAllianceSC.org

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Located in Everett, Washington, the Port of Everett stands as a beacon of economic development, trade, and recreational opportunities. It supports thousands of jobs and fuels the region’s growth and prosperity. With a forward-thinking vision for a dynamic and balanced working waterfront, the Port continues to invest in its facilities and infrastructure to meet the evolving needs of its community and stakeholders. 

“We are so excited to host the Port Report and share all the exciting developments at the Port,” says Port of Everett CEO Lisa Lefeber. “With the upcoming boundary enlargement proposition on the August 6 ballot, we hope the business community will turn out to learn about what it could mean for the future of Snohomish County.” 

The Port of Everett’s contributions to the economic growth and well-being of Snohomish County and Washington State are substantial. An independent 2019 Martin Associates economic impact report highlighted the Port’s remarkable benefits, including supporting 39,225 direct, induced, and indirect jobs. The Port’s activities resulted in $4.7 billion in total wages and local consumption expenditures, and local businesses gained $4.9 billion in revenue. Additionally, $659 million in local purchases were made, supporting indirect jobs, while the Port’s cargo, marina, and tenant activities contributed $433.4 million in state and local tax revenue. 

“The Port of Everett is a cornerstone of our region’s economic vitality,” said Wendy Poischbeg, Interim President and CEO of Economic Alliance Snohomish County. “Its consistent efforts in business development, job creation, and economic advancement play a crucial role in our community’s success.” 

About Economic Alliance Snohomish County: As the largest regional economic development organization in Snohomish County, and county-wide chamber of commerce, Economic Alliance Snohomish County (EASC) supports a globally competitive regional economy in which all businesses can thrive and participate equally. 

SOURCE: Economic Alliance Snohomish County

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