Membership & Support

GWATA relies on the memberships and generous support of business and community leaders, academic and research institutions, volunteers, and individuals in and around North Central Washington and abroad.

Help support the work of the GWATA by:


Business - $290

Individual - $80

NOTE: Individual membership identified by person’s name, not business name.


Click here to register by mail or online

Membership Form

President's Letter


Welcome! Thank you for considering membership with GWATA.

GWATA is committed to advocating innovation and technology in our local businesses and economy. Thank you for your interest in helping to support a vibrant technology-based economy benefiting members and the citizens of North Central Washington.

I’ve included highlights about GWATA, its premier events, membership benefits and how your membership will help to publicize your business. We trust you will choose to join us and together, we look forward to working towards building programs that serve and provide the most value to our members and supporters.

Jenny Rickel, GWATA President


Membership Benefits Premier Event (Special reduced member’s entry fee)

  • Annual Innovators Award Luncheon
  • Popular Events (Members discount passes, 2-Business and 1-Individual for each event; non-members subject to event fee)
  • Roundtable Networking Events
  • Educational Series
  • Innovation Showcase Events
  • Member Appreciation Events (Past examples: Holiday Social or Tech Stomp)


More Benefits

  • GWATA eNewsletter updates
  • Exclusive use of “members only” GWATA logo
  • Annual Report and Letter from the President


Ways to Publicize Your Business

  • Membership listing at
  • Premium listing in the NCW Tech Directory at*
  • Optional sponsorship opportunities at Premier and Popular Events

* Premium listing includes 1) priority search placement 2) a long business description and 3) logo inclusion. Must be a technology industry company or support service doing business in North Central Washington to be qualified for a listing in this directory.