Who We Are

The Tabletop Game Alliance of Washington State is a non-profit 501(c6) trade organization advocating for the tabletop games industry in Washington State. 

Our Vision

Our vision is bring about the widespread understanding of the value of the tabletop games industry, foster
future generations of game makers, and nurture our diverse communities through play.

Our Mission

Our mission is:

  • To grow the tabletop games industry of Washington State through the sharing of best practices, policy advocation, and the development of new opportunities for members.
  • To build mutually beneficial public / private partnerships with state agencies, public institutions, educators, & tribal governments.
  • To communicate the value of play to the public
  • To grow the tabletop audience
  • And to nurture game makers at all stages of development, from hobbyist to corporate enterprise.

Tabletop Games in Washington State

Washington Tabletop Industry generates over 2 Billion Dollars annually and includes many of the best known
game companies in the World including Wizards of the Coast, Ravensburger USA , The Pokemon Company
International, GTS Distribution, GenCon, Card Kingdom, Paizo, & Flatout Games.

Our Work

TGA Day on the Hill: The TGA hosts a legislative day on the hill where members can come and meet with  legislators
and staff during the legislative session to advocate for the Tabletop Industry. The days events culminate in a
Legislative Game Night at the Capitol Building where lawmakers and staffers got together with industry reps to play
games together.

Trade Missions:
The Tabletop Game Alliance, in partnership with the Department of Commerce and Secretary of State’s Office, organizes and develops opportunities for it’s members to participate in international and domestic trade missions. These trade missions offer a unique opportunity for members to connect with communities around the globe and develop business partnerships in new markets. 

Support for Emerging Designers: The TGA is working with PlaytestNW to help build a network of playtesting
events across the state. Typically hosted at local game stores or conventions, these events provide valuable
networking and game development opportunities to game designers.


e: tabletopgamealliance@gmail.com
w: tabletopgamealliance.org