Year in Review – 2016

It is my pleasure to share fantastic news with you all, but first, I would like to welcome our two new corporate members; Ramon Law Firm and Langas Group. We were extremely busy in 2016 and achieved remarkable results, actually, best results ever. We started the year by co-sponsoring the Startup Weekend EuroSeattle, and followed[…]

Minister of Foreign Affairs Witold Waszczykowski visits Seattle on September 22, 2016

During his one day visit to Seattle, Minister WitoldWaszczykowski met with business leaders, politicians and Polish community. The strengthening of economic and political ties between Poland and the United States was the main topic of a visit to Seattle by the chief of Polish diplomacy. In a meeting with the Mayor of Seattle Ed Murray,[…]

Games designed in Poland showcased at PAX West Seattle (September 2-5, 2016)

Poland’s game industry made a strong appearance at PAX West conference taking place at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle on September 2-5, 2016.  Over twenty titles and companies from Poland were introduced at the conference to consumer audiences and potential industry partners. The trade mission was organized by the Foundation Indie Games Poland,[…]

Year in Review – 2015

First, I would like to personally thank our director Teresa Indelak Davis for her dedication and outstanding contributions to our chamber. As in 2014, our main objective was to increase our membership and budget. Our membership stayed flat and we need to continue working even harder to increase it. The operational savings in 2014 paid[…]

Year in Review – 2014

After four years, we can now proudly say that our organization matured and became a recognized and respected member of the Pacific Northwest business community. This would not have been possible without a dedicated and hard work of all members of our Board of Directors. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all[…]

Polish American Innovation Week in California

Representatives from Seattle participate in the Polish American Innovation Week (PAIW) in California During the week of November 17, 2014, Polish and American partners met in Los Angeles at an Innovation Forum inaugurating the Poland-US Innovation Week in California. The agenda focused on developing partnerships, mutual cooperation and business opportunities for Polish-American investments in innovative[…]

3rd Polish American Chamber Business Workshop

On October 16-17, the 3rd Polish American Chamber Business Workshop was held in Chicago. It was followed by a weeklong conference/meetings on Polish American Business investment opportunities. The Workshop proved again that Poland’s solid economic performance had a significant impact on the network of Polish-American business organizations and demonstrated that the initiatives started at the[…]

New Honorary Consul of Poland Appointed in Seattle

On Thursday, September 4th, 2014, Teresa Indelak Davis was officially introduced as honorary consul of Poland in Seattle. The ceremony took place at the Polish Cultural Center with the attendance of Congressman Jim McDermott, Lieutenant Governor of Washington Brad Owen, members of the Seattle consular corps, representative of the Polish honorary consuls at the West Coast, John[…]

REPORT: Successful Together! 25 years of Polish-American Business Relations

The American Chamber of Commerce in Poland and KPMG in Poland published a comprehensive report on 25 years of Polish-American Business Relations. This report aims to present the contribution made by American investors to Poland’s economic growth. The focus is on showing American investments and reinvestments in selected sectors of Poland’s economy. The report also[…]

Year in review – 2013

As PACCPNW marks a three year anniversary this year, we celebrate many accomplishments and reflect on past challenges. The year 2013 was filled with many activities facilitating cooperation within local, national and international networks. It was also focused on building operational capacities and increasing value to the members. To this end, the organization adopted a long term membership plan and created new interest groups for Young Professionals, Women’s Network and Small Businesses.

Polish-American Community in Seattle

For over a century, the Polish-American community of the Pacific Northwest has been contributing to the local fabric of society while supporting the homeland throughout its turbulent history. Over 125,000 residents of Washington State claim Polish ancestry; around 5,000 Poles live in the Seattle area. It may not sound like a lot, but their level of energy and initiative compensate for the numbers.

Promoting Democratic Ties between Poland and the United States

Representing the Polish American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest, Jacek Filutowski and Bohdan Raciborski participated in the meeting on June 17, 2013 organized by Seattle’s World Affairs Council, International Visitor Program. The International Visitor Program hosted a delegation from Poland of 2 emerging leaders working in the fields of public policy and international development.

Polish Festival at Seattle Center

Based on an overwhelming success of last year’s festival, the vibrant Polish-American community is proud to present their second annual festival at Seattle Center. This summer’s event on July 13, 2013 will celebrate Polish cultural traditions and contemporary achievements with audiences of the Pacific Northwest.

2nd Polish-American Business Workshop in Chicago Promotes Strong Brand of Poland

Representing the Polish American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest, Teresa Indelak Davis and Bohdan Raciborski, participated in the 2nd Polish American Business Workshop, held in Chicago on April 22, 2013. The event co-hosted by the Polish American Congress and the Polish American Chamber of Commerce Chicago, was co- sponsored by the Trade & Investment Section of the Polish Embassy in Washington, DC and attended by representatives from business and trade associations active in commercial relations between Poland and North America

Year in review – 2012

As we close 2012, we celebrate many accomplishments and reflect on past challenges. We thank our dedicated board members and advisors for guiding our success. The past year was filled with many activities promoting business exchange between Polish and American organizations and facilitating cooperation within local, national and international networks.

Events in Seattle celebrate first in Europe – Boeing 787 Dreamliner delivery to Polish Airlines LOT

On November 13, 2012, as part of celebrations of the first Boeing 787 delivery to LOT Polish Airlines, the Polish American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest in cooperation with the Embassy of the Republic of Poland and the Boeing International Central Eastern Europe led a seminar focused the strategic partnership between Poland and the US[…]

September 27, 2012 Meeting with President Komorowski in New York City

Representing Polish American Chamber of Commerce Pacific Northwest, Teresa Indelak-Davis and Janusz Wisniewski were honored to participate in the meeting on September 27, 2012 with Mr. Bronislaw Komorowski, President of the Republic of Poland, and business leaders active in Polish and US markets. Held at the Consulate General of Poland in New York City, the event was an excellent opportunity to highlight stronger US-Poland economic relations.