Kirkland Business Roundtable

Street view of Kirkland Urban from 85th with Kirkland Urban sign

The City of Kirkland created its Business Roundtable meeting series to help move Kirkland forward as a community, business center, and tourist destination. The CEO-level roster invites individuals representing major Kirkland business clusters to gather on a quarterly basis to network and receive updates and information on new developments, economic opportunities, City initiatives and much more.  

This group reviews current economic development challenges and opportunities, brainstorms different approaches to address these, and recommends new strategies.

This meeting series is currently on hiatus as the City focuses its economic development efforts on the distribution of CARES Act funding to support its small business and nonprofit community during the COVID-19 pandemic. We look forward to relaunching this important work in 2021. Those interested in joining the Business Roundtable roster may contact Assistant City Manager James Lopez

Previous Business Roundtable Meetings


January 9, 2020

Business Roundtable attendees at the January 9, 2020 meeting received a legislative update from 45th District Representative Larry Springer and 48th District Representative Vandana Slatter. 

Two additional presentations were given by City staff:

Update: Fire and Emergency Medical Services 2020 Ballot Measure(PDF, 836KB)
Update: Welcoming Kirkland Initiative(PDF, 354KB)

April 14, 2020

Meeting cancelled

July 15, 2020

Meeting cancelled

October 14, 2020 

Meeting cancelled