What We Do


Rainier Chamber connects, promotes, advocates, and celebrates Southeast Seattle for business owners and residents.

You: Business Owner and Organization Executive

Rainier Chamber Business and Organization member benefits: “Who do you want to Meet” customized introductions and referrals, free and preferential promotion, mentoring program, discount attendance at: Lunches, New Member Breakfast & After Hours, learning at Rainier Chamber University & with our partner: SBA SCORE’s customized business readiness program and Constant Contact’s marketing trainings.  Rainier Chamber also provides preferential problem solving and hassle-free advocacy with public or private entities, access to centralized resources and information on all aspects of SE Seattle, and shaping the future of SE Seattle and Rainier Chamber.   Support services are customized for the range of type of member, from sole proprietors, nonprofits, micro and small businesses, to big businesses and corporations. New projects to benefit business owners: Rainier Chamber Member Stories, Sponsor Videos, Member Promotion, and New Website, launch in November.

You: Resident

Rainier Chamber Resident member benefits: enjoy all discount fees for all Rainier Chamber events and classes, access to community & business news, voting rights toward shaping the future of SE Seattle and Rainier Chamber.  SE Seattle resident can learn about all the neighborhoods in our district.  The Rainier Chamber celebrates our neighborhoods by producing: Annual Benefit Gala, Bridge 2 Beach Earth Day Clean Up, Susi Burdick Memorial Scholarship Fund, Business & Community Awards, Rainier Valley Heritage Parade and Festival, plus supporting other community projects/events. New project to benefit southeast Seattle residents: Discount card for Shop Local program.

You: Public officials or private investors

Who do you want to know?  What do the SE communities need/want?  What is your new plan for SE Seattle? Rainier Chamber can help you connect to the appropriate sources or keep you informed about the latest local news to help you make an informed decision.   The Rainier Chamber is a founding member of the SE Seattle Economic Coalition, serves on several local advisory boards, is connected with many local business and community groups, and City of Seattle liaison.  We take seriously SE Seattle’s economic development, job growth, public safety, educational opportunities, and equitable development. Ask Rainier Chamber for a customized Opportunity Tour of Southeast Seattle for your group.

You: Visitor

Easy to use Rainier Chamber member online directory with complete information about our members and what they offer or sell.  Annual SE Seattle Map and Guide gets you orientated and informed about what to do in all the SE Seattle neighborhoods. New projects to benefit southeast Seattle visitors: 2017 Map and Guide, News and Information Resource Center.