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Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Reaching for the Stars</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Reaching for the Stars

Reaching for the Stars By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce “Here men from the planet Earth first set foot upon the Moon July 1969, A.D. We came in peace for all mankind.” These... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>Be Prepared</I> (& come to a special event Feb. 6)

Seattle Southside Chamber: Be Prepared (& come to a special event Feb. 6)

Be Prepared By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce “Be prepared,” the scout motto used around the world since 1907, is more than just good advice. It can save your life... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Universally Good</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Universally Good

Universally Good By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce In 2018, the Chamber Board of Directors approved the organization’s first-ever strategic plan. This plan is a crucial... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>It is a wonderful thing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to be a good neighbor</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber: It is a wonderful thing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to be a good neighbor

It is a wonderful thing to have a good neighbor, but it is even a greater thing to be a good neighbor. By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce It is a wonderful thing to... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>Why Business & Government Relationships Matter</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber: Why Business & Government Relationships Matter

Why Business and Government Relationships Matter By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Our Chamber of Commerce is proud of the relationships we’ve built with local government;... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Elevate NW</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Elevate NW

Elevate NW By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce The Northwest’s history is one of innovators, artists, and entrepreneurs – dreaming big and working hard. The values... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Defying the Odds</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Defying the Odds

Defying the Odds By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Did you know that the majority of businesses do not make it past 10 years? In fact, the US Census Bureau has reported... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Economic Forecast – Stronger Together</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Economic Forecast – Stronger Together

Economic Forecast – Stronger Together By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce John F. Kennedy once said, “A rising tide lifts all boats”. But, did you know that Kennedy... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>Vote November 7th!</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber: Vote November 7th!

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Election Day is fast approaching – Tuesday, November 7th – and although we might not be voting for President this year, now more... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber: <i>The Employee Experience</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber: The Employee Experience

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce A lot of attention has been placed on the “Customer Experience”- (CX). Simply put the Customer experience (CX) is the product... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Showcase Your Business</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Showcase Your Business

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce At the Chamber, we recognize the importance of marketing and promoting our region as a place to do business. One of the ways we highlight... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Networking in the Digital Age

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Networking in the Digital Age

By Andrea H. Reay CEO/President Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce When my father was the owner of a small independent pharmacy he and I (when I was old enough) spent a large part of our time detailing,... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: <i>Building a Culture of Collaboration</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce: Building a Culture of Collaboration

By Andrea H. Reay In our extremely polarized political climate, it can be tempting to tune out, put your head down and run for the wall. Unfortunately, that’s not how progress is made at any level... [Read more]

Is customer service part of your marketing strategy? (HINT: it should be!)

Is customer service part of your marketing strategy? (HINT: it should be!)

By Andrea H. Reay President/CEO Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Customer service is not something business owners and managers traditionally think of when they are developing a marketing or advertising... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce CEO: <i>Why Seattle Southside?</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce CEO: Why Seattle Southside?

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a regular column for South King Media, written by Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Andrea Reay: By Andrea H. Reay In 1988 the Tukwila/Sea-Tac Chamber... [Read more]

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce CEO: Business – yes, it is <i>Personal</i>

Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce CEO: Business – yes, it is Personal

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a new regular column for South King Media, written by Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Andrea Reay: By Andrea H. Reay The old colloquialism “Nothing... [Read more]

Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Andrea Reay named President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce

Experienced non-profit, business consultant and community organizer Andrea H. Reay will assume the position of President/CEO of the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, it was announced Friday, Aug.... [Read more]

Andrea Reay stepping down as Executive Director of Discover Burien

Andrea Reay stepping down as Executive Director of Discover Burien

Discover Burien Executive Director Andrea Reay announced via email Thursday (Feb. 11) that she will be stepping down from her position at Discover Burien. Reay was first hired for the position in Dec.,... [Read more]

LETTER: Discover Burien Exec. Director responds about moving Farmers Market

LETTER: Discover Burien Exec. Director responds about moving Farmers Market

[EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is a Letter to the Editor, written by a Reader. It does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The B-Town Blog nor its staff:] Hi Chestine, Thank you so much for your... [Read more]