• Event Snapshots: Applause Awards

     
    FROM THE Summer 2019 ISSUE
     

    1. Kelsey Von Stubbe, Tentwood Events.

    1. Kelsey Von Stubbe, Tentwood Events.
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    FROM THE Summer 2019 ISSUE
     

    2. Clea Hersberger, Crimson Haze Event Lighting.

    2. Clea Hersberger, Crimson Haze Event Lighting.
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    FROM THE Summer 2019 ISSUE
     

    3. Nat Seymour, Be Good Event Photography and Robin Guffey, CORT Party Rental.

    3. Nat Seymour, Be Good Event Photography and Robin Guffey, CORT Party Rental.
  • Event Snapshots: Applause Awards

     
    FROM THE Summer 2019 ISSUE
     

    4. Karli Zimmerman, CORT Events and Jodi Westwater, Microsoft.

    4. Karli Zimmerman, CORT Events and Jodi Westwater, Microsoft.
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    5. Lindsey Larson, Melissa Jurcan and Jennie Schwarter, Compass Group at Microsoft.

    5. Lindsey Larson, Melissa Jurcan and Jennie Schwarter, Compass Group at Microsoft.
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    6. Kevin White, XPL.

    6. Kevin White, XPL.
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    7. Kavitha Peters, Sarah Janssen and Gazala Uradnik, GFS Events.

    7. Kavitha Peters, Sarah Janssen and Gazala Uradnik, GFS Events.
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    8. Carissa Linn and Andrew Wilson, Eurest.

    8. Carissa Linn and Andrew Wilson, Eurest.
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    9. Todd Korb, Blue Ink; Brock Rylander and Ileigh Reynolds, Animate Objects Productions; and Amanda Korb, Blue Ink.

    9. Todd Korb, Blue Ink; Brock Rylander and Ileigh Reynolds, Animate Objects Productions; and Amanda Korb, Blue Ink.

ILEA Seattle held its annual Emerald City Applause Awards on March 28 at the Arctic Club Seattle. Congratulations to this year’s winners:

BEST CATERED EVENT: Foodz Catering
BEST CORPORATE EVENT: Eventions
BEST CREATIVE SOLUTION: Alexander Party Rentals
BEST DESIGNED EVENT: Tolo Events
BEST EVENT MARKETING: Sunny Umbrella Design Company
BEST EVENT SUPPORT SERVICES: CORT Party Rental
BEST INDUSTRY INNOVATION: Tentwood Events
BEST LIVE EVENT ENTERTAINMENT: Animate Objects Productions
BEST MEETING/CONFERENCE: Microsoft Eventions
BEST NON-PROFIT EVENT OVER $50,000: XPL
BEST NON-PROFIT EVENT UNDER $50,000: GFS Events
BEST PHOTOGRAPHY: Be Good Event Photography
BEST PUBLIC EVENT: GFS Events
BEST TEAM EFFORT: XPL
BEST VIDEOGRAPHY:Junefilms
BEST WEDDING: Perfectly Posh Events: Seattle + Portland Wedding Planner
HALL OF FAME: Melissa Jurcan

Melissa Jurcan, president of ILEA Seattle, penned a moving tribute to the hospitality industry for the Emerald City Applause Awards. Here is an abridged version. 

 

The 2018 Cascadia Educational Conference was held in Reno, Nevada, this past March and Northwest Meetings + Events was proud to be a sponsor. Held at the Peppermill Resort Spa Casino, the conference schedule was filled to the brim with networking, entertaining speakers, smart ideas and, of course, poker!

 

Meeting Professionals International Washington State Chapter (MPIWSC) held its annual auction on Dec. 7, 2017, at Novelty Hill Januik Winery in Woodinville, Washington. The auction wa s a fundraiser for the MPIWSC Educational Fund.