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MEMBER BENEFITS

Seattle's Best Business Association


The World Trade Center Seattle (WTCSE) is a part of the World Trade Centers Association (WTCA), a global association of more than 330 World Trade Centers around the world.

As a sponsor of the WTCSE you will receive specific benefits locally, as well as reciprocal benefits offered at the other World Trade Centers. That means you are part of the world's largest international business association and a testament that you support the international business community in our region. Your sponsorship supports the WTCSE's mission and enables you to:

  • Enhance awareness of your brand in the Puget Sound region
  • Develop strategic relationships with local and international organizations
  • Further economic development throughout the Pacific Northwest and the Seattle area
  • Promote Washington State in the international trade community
  • Support educational and economic development related programming
  • Provide direct support to over 50 nonprofit and trade organizations


Refer a business partner, client, or former colleague to become a member and receive credit toward Alaska Airlines tickets. Learn more about the Membership Referral Program here.

MEMBERSHIP LEVELS AT WTCSE

There are a number of sponsorship options at WTCSE, suitable for businesses of all sizes and types. We invite you to explore our Charter, Corporate, Supporting and Executive sponsorship levels to determine what fits best with your organization.

WTCSE also offers memberships in conjunction with World Trade Center Tacoma (WTCTA). Joint members receive all the same great benefits plus a 10% discount off of their dual membership dues. Learn more about joint membership opportunities here

$1,250/year

  • One Executive Membership for use by designated company team member.


$2,500/year

  • Three Executive Memberships for use by designated company team members.

$5,000/year

  • Company identification as a Supporting sponsor on the WTCSE Founder's Wall
  • Potential inclusion on the Board of Governors for a senior level executive
  • $500 credit toward any Alaska Airlines ticket(s)
  • 7 Executive Memberships for use by company team members

$10,000/year

  • Company identification as a Corporate sponsor on the WTCSE Founder's Wall
  • One seat on the WTCSE Board of Governors for a senior level executive
  • $1,500 credit toward any Alaska Airlines ticket(s)
  • 15 Executive Memberships for use by company team members

$15,000/year

  • Company identification as a Benefactor sponsor on the WTCSE Founder’s Wall
  • One seat on the WTCSE Board of Governors for a senior level executive
  • $2,500 credit toward any Alaska Airlines ticket(s) or a complimentary Holland America Line cruise for two
  • 20 Executive Memberships for use by executive team members

For more information contact Shelley Tomberg at shelley@wtcseattle.com.

$25,000/year

  • Company identification as a Charter sponsor on the WTCSE Founder's Wall
  • One seat on the WTCSE Board of Governors for a senior level executive
  • Two nonprofit organization memberships for nonprofits supported by your company
  • Complimentary Holland America Line cruise for two
  • $1,000 credit toward any Alaska Airlines ticket(s)
  • 35 Executive Memberships for use by executive team members

For more information contact Shelley Tomberg at shelley@wtcseattle.com.


ALL MEMBERS ENJOY:

  • Global Affiliation: More than 330 World Trade Centers in 90 countries available to WTCSE members. For a directory by city that outlines all available services, please visit the World Trade Centers Association website.
  • Support of Community Nonprofits:  Sponsors provide 50 community nonprofits, including trade and human services organizations, reduced membership fees, complimentary board rooms and services which allow them to better coordinate their services.  These benefits allow them to better coordinate their services and programs saving hundreds of thousands of dollars each year.
  • Seminars and Networking:  WTCSE members receive preferred pricing on WTCSE educational seminars and social events. Members also receive an invitation to member receptions attended by the WTCSE Board of Governors, business leaders and Port of Seattle officials - a fantastic networking opportunity! If you’re interested in becoming more involved in WTCSE’s programs and events, consider applying to be a member of our Program Advisory Committee.
  • Group Trade Missions and Trade Information: As part of the world's largest trade organization, WTCSE assists inbound groups from around the world in trade missions through our partnerships with regional businesses and trade service providers. We also provide trade related educational programs throughout the year.
  • Meeting and Conference Rooms: Preferred pricing and complimentary room rental based on availability. Rooms have moderate food minimums. Click here to view our Booking Guidelines.
  • Dining Privileges: The Holland America Line Room is available for client hosting, receptions and events. Located on the top floor of the WTCSE with sweeping views of Elliott Bay, the dining room offers a truly unique dining experience exclusive to WTCSE members.
  • Valet Parking: Complimentary valet parking is provided to all cardholding members anytime you are meeting or dining at the WTCSE Monday - Friday, 7am - 5pm (one validation per member, per visit).
  • Member to Member Introductions: Business matchmaking is a tangible and profitable way of gaining new clients and market share and we are happy to make a personal introduction to other members. We have also developed a Pilot Program designed to introduce all new members to an established member to help them navigate through their first few months of membership. 
  • Mentor Luncheons: Senior executive members are invited for lunch with new members of the WTCSE and other regional executives for a casual lunch and mentorship.
  • Member Reception Sponsorship: Members are the given the opportunity to sponsor a member reception. These events are held three quarterly and provide an opportunity to promote your organization to the WTCSE Board of Governors, members, and guests in a direct, face-to-face setting.
  • Preferred Pricing: WTCSE members may enjoy discounts on exceptional experiences at participating Columbia Hospitality properties in unique destinations:
    • 30% off the Best Available Rate at participating Columbia Hospitality hotels
    • 20% off dining Sunday through Thursday at Friday Harbor House and The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa
    • 20% off spa treatments Sunday through Thursday at Kenwood Inn & Spa and Salish Lodge & Spa
    • 30% off Stay and Play packages at Salish Lodge & Spa and TPC Snoqualmie Ridge

      WTCSE members are also entitled to VIP customer service at all Seattle Theatre Group theatres and receive discounts at Seattle Athletic Club, Seattle Waterfront Marriott, and The Edgewater Hotel.

WTCSE members receive preferred pricing at many of Columbia Hospitality’s properties and other hotels and facilities located in downtown Seattle.

Columbia Hospitality – Providing exceptional experiences in unique destinations

  • 30% off the Best Available Rate at participating Columbia Hospitality hotels
  • 20% off dining Sunday through Thursday at Friday Harbor House and The Dining Room at Salish Lodge & Spa
  • 20% off spa treatments Sunday through Thursday at Kenwood Inn & Spa and Salish Lodge & Spa
  • 30% off Stay and Play packages at Salish Lodge & Spa and TPC Snoqualmie Ridge

Discounts and special rates at participating Columbia Hospitality properties only. For more information, please contact Shelley Tomberg at 206.269.4121 or shelley@wtcseattle.com.

The Edgewater Hotel – An upscale waterfront hotel just steps away from WTCSE

  • 20% off the Best Available Rate

For more information or to make a reservation call 800.624.0670. For information regarding group accommodations, contact The Edgewater Sales Department at 206.728.7000 or sales@edgewaterhotel.com.

The Seattle Waterfront Marriott – A classic hotel overlooking Elliott bay adjacent to WTCSE

  • 10% off individual reservations at Marriott properties

For more information, contact the Marriott Group Sales team at 866.932.1207 or wmpleadspacnwrocky@marriott.com. Rate is not guaranteed and subject to availability.\

asterRIDE – Luxury ground transportation in a convenient app

  • 15% off rides through December 31, 2016 using the code WTC15

For more information, please visit the asterRIDE website.

Seattle Athletic Club – A full-service fitness center with a variety of fitness programs located downtown

  • Discounted membership rates

For more information, please call 206.443.1111.

Seattle Theatre Group – Exclusive benefits at Paramount, Moore, and Neptune theatres

  • VIP customer service by calling 206.315.8054.
  • Cherry-picked seating selection for all shows.
  • Same day printing and mailing of your tickets to your home/work.
  • Pay no handling fees, a $17 savings per ticket.

For more information, please visit the Seattle Theatre Group website.

The Seattle Symphony – One of America’s leading symphony orchestras with innovative programming

  • 15% off tickets to Seattle Symphony

For more information, please visit the Seattle Symphony website

Contact Shelley Tomberg at 206.269.4121 or shelley@wtcseattle.com for more information and start taking advantage of your membership benefits today.

The World Trade Center Seattle has become THE place for convening the community on important issues and for connections.

- Phyllis Campbell, Chairman, Pacific Northwest, JPMorgan Chase & Co