Greater Spokane Incorporated

We are a non-profit that works on behalf of the Spokane community to build our economy so your business can thrive.


We are a non-profit that works on behalf of the Spokane community to build our economy so your business can thrive. As a business development organization, we assist businesses across the Inland Northwest from startup to the growth and expansion phase by providing a host of resources to support your business (greater growth). It means we’re working at the local, state, and federal levels to advocate for projects that enhance our region and on regulatory issues that are favorable for your business (greater voice). We also bridge the gap between education and our business community to ensure we have the skilled workforce businesses need to thrive (greater talent).

Services offered by this organization are listed below. This provider specializes in the areas listed in bold. 

Services Provided

Economic and Site Development

  • Economic Development (Specialty)
  • Market Research (Specialty)
  • Site Location Assistance (Specialty)

Business Planning

  • Hire Employees (Specialty)
  • Demographic and Census Data
  • Market Plan Development
  • Market Research
  • Sell to the Government (Procurement) (Specialty)

Financial Resources and Assistance

  • Angel Investors

Human Resources, Workforce and Talent

  • Workforce Training (Specialty)

Import and Export Assistance

  • Certification or Licensing

Libraries and Research

  • Company Data/Prospect Lists
  • Demographic/Census Data
  • Industry Data

Manufacturing, High Tech, Life Sciences Development

  • Energy Efficient Technologies
  • Industrial Symbiosis
  • Life Sciences Development (Specialty)
  • Manufacturing Development
  • Science/Bioscience Seminars
  • Small Scale Manufacturing

Networking and Associations

  • Economic Development (Specialty)


  • Site Location Assistance
  • Office Space

Public Policy and Government Relations

  • City Business Issues (Specialty)
  • County Business Issues (Specialty)
  • Small Business Policy (Specialty)
  • State Business Issues (Specialty)

Regulatory Compliance

  • Bonding
  • Government Requirements (Specialty)

Selling to the Government and Large Corporations

  • Bid Matching and Preparation
  • Government and Military Specifications
  • Obtaining Certification
  • Obtaining Corporate Contracts
  • Obtaining Government Contracts
  • Price History
  • Subcontracting Opportunities
  • HUBZone Certification (Specialty)
  • Registration Assistance (Specialty)
  • Supplier Diversity (Specialty)

Starting a Business

  • Business Research Resources
  • Site Location
  • Startup Classes
  • Business Technical Assistance


  • Startup Classes
  • Selling to the Government

Events and Community Building

  • Meet-ups/Social Events (Specialty)
  • Business Competitions/Pitch Events/Hackathon/Startup Week or Weekends
  • Connect with Other Businesses Like Yours
  • Conferences, Fairs and Festivals
Contact Information
Joey Gunning
801 W Riverside
Suite 200
Spokane, WA 99201