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2024 KEDA Annual Meeting

KEDA’s 2024 Annual Meeting and Economic Forecast had an incredible turnout, with 250 attendees gathered at the beautiful Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort. KEDA (Kitsap Economic Development Alliance), a 40-year-old public-private, nonprofit organization devoted to increasing the economic vitality of Kitsap County, hosted a remarkable event. Highlights included an insightful economic forecast by WWU economists, CAPT, John Hale’s presentation from Naval Base Kitsap and a discussion with Rep. Derek Kilmer. Special recognition to outgoing board chair Erin Leedham, honored with the Economic Champion Award. Sponsored by Port Madison Enterprises and Puget Sound Energy.