The Tri-City Development Council (TRIDEC) is one of the City's oldest partners in economic development, regional support for job creation, and business development. Established in 1963, TRIDEC has continually supported each City's relationship with the Hanford Area and continues to promote and advance the economic strength of the Tri-Cities Metropolitan Statistical Area.
TRIDEC primarily assists the City in:
- Business Retention and Expansion
- Industrial Recruitment and Business Attraction
- New Business Development
TRIDEC also hosts the Tri-Cities offices of the Mid-Columbia Tri-Cities SCORE and the Tri-Cities chapter of America's Small Business Development Center.