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Our mission is to bring people and technology resources together while supporting entrepreneurs, STEM education, and technology in North Central Washington.
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Fostering Community Connections

We know how to throw a party! We host monthly educational and networking events for our members and community. These events allow for meaningful connections and opportunities.

Inspiring Ideas + Innovation

We love to celebrate and recognize the talent in our region. GWATA provides a platform for innovators to develop and share their ideas – and a spotlight to highlight their success.

Celebrating the Entrepreneurial Spirit

We believe that community success relies on a supportive entrepreneurial ecosystem. Our programs give individuals the skills, education, and connections for prosperity in North Central Washington.

Supporting STEM Learning

We support STEM champions who are bringing their passion and expertise to prepare the future generation with the skills they need to thrive.

Who We Are & What We Do

GWATA (the Greater Wenatchee Area Technology Alliance) is a 501(c)3 with a mission to bring people and technology resources together.

Since 1999, GWATA has been the voice for connecting and supporting both technology companies and entrepreneurs as North Central Washington’s non-profit technology alliance.

GWATA serves 100+ business members and hosts over 25 events per year, including the Innovator Awards Luncheon and the Flywheel Investment Conference. In addition, GWATA serves as co-lead of the Apple STEM Network which drives resources to support STEM opportunities for students, educators, and community.

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Three Ways To Support GWATA's Mission



Not only do our members receive awesome benefits, but they are also showing support for technology, entrepreneurs, and STEM education in North Central Washington.
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We are proud of the opportunities and events we host for our members and community. One of the best ways to get involved is to join us for an event and see what we’re all about.
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Sponsor & Donate

Sponsorships and donations help support our various programs and events; from student scholarships to the Wenatchee Mini Maker Faire to social media trainings, and more!
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