On May 17, members of the Seattle chapter of ILEA gathered at Block 41 in Seattle to celebrate the nominees and winners of the 2017 Emerald City Applause Awards. This year’s winners were:

Best Wedding Event: Taylor’d Events Group

Best Meeting Conference: Cort Party Rental for Microsoft Oneweek

Best Nonprofit Event: GFS Events for Taste of the Valley 2016

Best Corporate Event: Event Experience for Heroes Vs. Villains

Best Team Effort: Taylor’d Events Group

Best Creative Solution: Vangard Events for Amazon Summer Picnic

Hall of Fame: Heather Smith Teegarden

Best Events Support Services: Cort Part Rental for Microsoft Oneweek

Best Photography/Videography: Azzura Photography

Best Event Marketing: Microsoft for Secret Society of Dining: Farm Tables, Football Field

Best Industry Innovation: Crimson Haze Event Lighting

Best Live Entertainment: Animate Object Physical Theater

Best Designed Event: Tolo Events for Dreambuilders Ball 2016

Best Catered Event: Foodz Catering for All-N Partner Summit

Best Social Event: Pink Blossom Events for Celebration of Life

Congratulations to all of the winners!!

Photography Credit: Mike Nakamura Photography

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