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Alliance Northwest

March 14 @ 9:00 am 4:00 pm PDT

Alliance Northwest Government Contracting Training & Outreach Event is the largest event of its kind in the Pacific Northwest!

In-person event held at the Greater Tacoma Convention Center supported by SWAPCARD virtual Platform


Alliance Northwest is the largest business-to-government conference in the Pacific Northwest. This event features high-quality workshops and matchmaking sessions between small businesses, government agencies, and prime contractors.  The event is in its 38th year.  Hosted by Thurston Economic Development Council, home of APEX Accelerator, Alliance Northwest has a strong history of federal agency support. It is widely known as the place where business and government learn and make connections with small and disadvantaged businesses.


  • Businesses interested in selling to the government and prime contractors.
  • R&D firms, engineering firms, and others working on new innovative technologies.
  • Prime contractors and government buyers seeking to do outreach to small and diverse businesses.

Alliance Northwest is the premier government contracting event in the region, bringing together prime contractors, government agencies, and small businesses for a full day of relationship building.  The 2024 event will start with pre-event activities and allow for extended networking beyond March 14th.

For those firms who are experienced government contractors, Alliance Northwest is the place to strengthen established relationships, explore other government contracting opportunities and teaming opportunities, and hear the marketplace’s latest news and trends from the expert workshop speakers.

If you’re new to government contracting, you’ll have an opportunity to meet government agency representatives, explore subcontracting opportunities with prime contractors and attend high-quality training workshops.  If you’re unsure if the government marketplace is a good fit for your business and if you should attend this conference, reach out to the APEX Accelerator who can provide your business with no-cost advising services.

Thurston County EDC and Center for Business Innovation

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Greater Tacoma Convention Center

1500 Commerce St,
Tacoma, Washington 98402-3307 United States
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