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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


The WTCSE encourages member referrals of business partners, clients and former colleagues for membership. Such referrals serve to keep the WTCSE community strong and continuously growing.

MEMBERSHIPS AT WTCSE

There are a number of membership options at WTCSE, suitable for businesses of all sizes and types. We invite you to explore our Executive, Nonprofit, Association and Locals memberships levels to determine what fits you best.

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

$1,500/year

  • One membership for use by designated company executive.
  • Includes an additional membership for use by a designated executive assistant or other support staff person.


Executive Package
$3,000/year

  • Includes three additional memberships for use by designated executive assistants or other support staff persons.
  • Three Executive Memberships for use by designated company executives. 

 

$750/year

  • Includes one membership for use by a professional who belongs to a qualified WTCSE-approved organization that has arranged group membership rates for its constituents. Please email ecantrell@wtcseattle.com to see if your organization qualifies.
  • Association Members enjoy all the benefits and privileges of a WTCSE membership with the exception of boardroom usage. 


$600/year

  • Includes one membership for use by a designated executive director of a qualifying tax-exempt, not-for-profit charitable organization. 


$500/year

  • Includes one limited-access membership for local residents to use only during WTCSE lunch service.  Dining Members enjoy valet parking when they visit the WTCSE for lunch between 11:30am and 2:00pm Monday through Friday.


SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES AT WTCSE

The WTCSE is sponsored by businesses of all sizes, representing a broad spectrum of industries and services.  A series of sponsorship packages, designed to accommodate any organization interested in becoming part of the WTCSE community, offer varying numbers of included memberships coupled with relevant sponsor benefits at a range of financial commitment levels.

$5,000/year

  • Includes up to five memberships for use by designated company executives
  • Up to five additional memberships for use by designated executive assistants or other support staff person
  • Company identification as a Supporting Sponsor on the WTCSE Founders Wall
  • One year-long nonprofit membership for your company to gift to the organization of your choice
  • $500 credit toward Alaska Airlines ticket(s)

For more information contact the WTCSE concierge at concierge@wtcseattle.com.


$10,000/year

  • Includes up to ten memberships for use by designated company executives
  • Up to ten additional memberships for use by designated executive assistants or other support staff person
  • One seat on the WTCSE Board of Governors for a senior level executive
  • Company identification as a Corporate Sponsor on the WTCSE Founders Wall
  • One year-long nonprofit membership for your company to gift to the organization of your choice
  • $1,000 credit toward Alaska Airlines ticket(s) 


For more information contact the WTCSE concierge at concierge@wtcseattle.com.

$25,000/year

  • Includes up to twenty memberships for use by designated company executives
  • Up to twenty additional memberships for use by designated executive assistants or other support staff person
  • One seat on the WTCSE Board of Governors for a senior level executive
  • Company identification as a Charter Sponsor on the WTCSE Founders Wall
  • Two year-long nonprofit memberships for your company to gift to the organizations of your choice
  • $2,000 credit toward Alaska Airlines ticket(s) or a complimentary Holland America Line cruise for two

For more information contact the WTCSE concierge at concierge@wtcseattle.com.

$35,000/year

  • Includes up to thirty-five memberships for use by designated company executives
  • Up to thirty-five additional memberships for use by designated executive assistants or other support staff persons
  • Naming rights to the WTCSE Dining Room
  • All company employees may access the Dining Room for lunch
  • Welcome reception at the WTCSE for new Executive Members
  • One seat on the WTCSE Board of Governors for a senior level executive
  • Logo identification on the WTCSE Founders Wall
  • Five year-long nonprofit memberships for your company to gift to the organizations of your choice
  • $2,500 credit toward Alaska Airlines ticket(s) or a complimentary Holland America Line cruise for two

For more information contact the WTCSE concierge at concierge@wtcseattle.com.

$50,000/year

  • Includes up to fifty memberships for use by designated company executives
  • Up to fifty additional memberships for use by designated executive assistants or other support staff persons
  • Naming Rights to the WTCSE Dining Room
  • All company employees may access the Dining Room for lunch
  • Welcome reception at the WTCSE for new Executive Members
  • One seat on the WTCSE Board of Governors for a senior level executive
  • Logo identification on the WTCSE Founders Wall
  • Five year-long nonprofit memberships for your company to gift to the organizations of your choice
  • $3,000 credit toward Alaska Airlines ticket(s) or a complimentary Holland America Line cruise for two

For more information contact the WTCSE concierge at concierge@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 The Spa at Palm Mountain and Salish Lodge & Spa
    • 30% off Stay and Play packages at Salish Lodge & Spa and The Club at 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 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 the WTCSE concierge at 206.441.5144 or concierge@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, 2018 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 the WTCSE concierge at concierge@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