Early bird registration is now available for the 2017 Cascadia Educational Conference—a joint regional conference for Oregon, Washington state and British Columbia chapters of Meeting Professionals International (MPI). The 2017 conference will take place at Wildhorse Resort & Casino in Pendleton, Ore., March 5–7.
On Nov. 16, 20 MPI PHL members and myself had the pleasure of engaging with Temple and Drexel Hospitality and Tourism students in an information filled speed networking hour, aptly named Backpacks to Briefcases.
Regional planners and vendors gathered at Marion Oliver McCaw Hall at Seattle Center in Seattle to celebrate the nominees and winners of the 11th annual Emerald City Applause Awards.
This weekend is the annual Uptown Art Fair. The three-day event features professional artwork in 12 different types of media, including ceramics, painting, jewelry and more. 350-plus artists from around the world will feature their artwork along Lake Street and Hennepin Avenue.
On Oct. 21, 2015, industry insiders gathered together at Westland Distillery in Seattle to celebrate the finalists and winners of Northwest Meetings + Events fifth annual Best of the Northwest awards. The event was sponsored by Butler Seattle, Ketchikan Visitors Bureau, Meydenbauer Center and Salem Convention Center. Event partners were Alabastro Photography, Blue Danube Productions, Herban Feast, Lisa Dupar Catering, PJ Hummel & Co., Wave Link Music, Inc., and Westland Distillery.
Industry experts gathered at Seattle’s Sodo Park on May 20 to celebrate the winners of the 10th annual Emerald City Applause Awards. Sponsors of the evening included Herban Feast, Blue Danube Productions, PJ Hummel & Company, Animate Objects, Shindig Events, Immersion Events, Butler Seattle, Caren Morris Photography, Mike Nakamura Photography, Magnus Media Group, Herban Bloom, Sunny Umbrella, ABC Rental and Creative Coverings Linen Rentals & Sales. Congratulations to all of the winners!
Featuring the theme “Get in the Meetings Game,” the MPI Oregon and Washington chapters’ 2015 Cascadia Educational Conference was hosted by Great Wolf Lodge in Grand Mound, Washington, this past March, and Northwest Meetings + Events was a sponsor. The conference had 230 registered attendees and included post-meeting gatherings such as the Homecoming Reception.
In its 18th year,Taste Washington hits the spot.
On October 22, 2014, more than 120 guests filled The Foundry in Seattle to honor the recipients of Northwest Meetings + Events’ 2014 Best of Awards. The event was sponsored by Butler Seattle and Ketchikan Visitors Bureau and partners included Alabastro Photography, Blue Danube Productions, PJ Hummel & Company, Herban Feast, Phototainment and Seattle Parties. Congrats to both the nominees and winners for continuing to exceed the expectations of your clients and guests!