• Chamber Blog

  • In February of 2017, we announced a new media and marketing partnership with South King Media. Part of this partnership, is a monthly column written by President/CEO Andrea Reay. Below you will find the archive of Blog posts. 

  • Why Seattle Southside? Why Seattle Southside?

    In 1988 the Tukwila/Sea-Tac Chamber joined with the greater Highline Chamber to form a new Chamber, the Greater Burien/Sea-Tac/Tukwila Chamber of Commerce. Less than a year later, we changed our name to the Southwest King County Chamber. We later added the communities of Des Moines and Normandy Park to our service area, and never looked back. That is, until last year... 


    Read the Full April Blog Here

  • Business - Yes, It Is Personal

    The old colloquialism “Nothing personal, it’s just business” has long been used to describe the often “dog eat dog” world of our capitalist economy.  However, nothing could be further from the truth.

    Did you watch the Super Bowl ads? With the average cost of a 30-second spot going for $5 million dollars, advertisers know they must go with what works to maximize their investment.

    So, what works in advertising these days? Well, it’s the same thing that has always worked-get personal. As Don Draper once said in Mad Men:

    “You are the product. You’re feeling something. That’s what sells.”

    Advertisers have long known that business is personal. That to sell a product or service you need a story to tell that’s powerful and meaningful – you need to...


    Read the Full March Blog Here

  • South King Media Partnership


    This week, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce announced that it is forming a new media and marketing partnership with South King Media, publisher of six award-winning local news websites, including The B-Town (Burien) Blog.

    “South King Media have been dedicated members of our Chamber since 2008, and we’re happy to announce our new partnership,” Andrea H. Reay, CEO/President of the Chamber of Commerce, said. In addition to The B-Town Blog, South King Media publishes local blogs for Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, Tukwila and White Center. Their combined readership for 2016 exceeded 107,000 Sessions per month, delivering over 275,000 monthly Pageviews (impressions), as reported by Google Analytics. What does this mean for Chamber members and our community? It means....


    Read February's Full Blog Post Here

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