Issues with Government
The Bellevue Chamber leverages the voice of 1,000-plus members to support policies that are business friendly and promote economic vitality and a robust quality of life throughout the Eastside. We advocate issues important to Chamber members and work to find reasonable solutions to problems facing Eastside businesses. The Chamber works closely with local, regional, state and federal officials to resolve the challenges faced by businesses. The Bellevue Chamber has established committees, coalitions and commissions to represent Eastside business interests, and members are encouraged to participate in the process.
Advocate for Business
The Bellevue Chamber works to:
• Reach strategic solutions on key business issues
• Educate policy makers on business priorities
• Promote the interests of a free market economy
• Leverage clout for a unified voice
• Hold government accountable
• Simplify government regulations
• Minimize taxes and fees
• Increase contact with and access to elected officials
Building Leaders for Tomorrow
The quality of a business is directly related to the quality of its employees.
An educated, skilled and accessible workforce is vital to economic prosperity in any community. The Bellevue Chamber of Commerce is committed to developing such a workforce. The Chamber works closely with public schools, local colleges and university administrations to support and develop programs that yield individuals qualified to work in today’s economy.
The Bellevue Chamber Foundation, a 501 (c)(3) organization, hosts an annual Golf Tournament and Auction to support valuable education programs in our community. Through the annual Teacher Grant and Student Scholarship programs, the Chamber Foundation supports teachers and students, and promotes better schools, outstanding academic achievement, community service and higher learning.