EDITOR’S NOTE: South King Media Founder/Publisher Scott Schaefer serves on the Board of Directors for the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce.

On Sept. 28, 2022, the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce held its annual Mayors’ Reception, featuring speeches from the Mayors of SeaTac, Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, and Tukwila, as well as Port of Seattle Commission President Ryan Calkins.

This event was held at the Double Tree Suites by Hilton in Tukwila.

SeaTac Mayor Jake Simpson spoke, and below is his full speech, as filmed/edited by Scott Schaefer:

This evening was presented in partnership with the five cities within the Chamber’s service area of Southwest King County, including Burien, Des Moines, Normandy Park, SeaTac, and Tukwila since 1988 – and feature updates from each of the cities as well as a panel discussion and Q&A.

Here’s full video of the entire event, featuring all speakers:

“A very special thank you to our Media Sponsor: South King Media. Thank you to our Host, Speakers, and Sponsors!”