This year marks the 30th anniversary of the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC). On June 18, 1988, James Ellis, thenchairman of the board of directors for the convention center, cut the ribbon, and the doors were open for business. Today, the center welcomes hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world and around the corner to its halls each year, and has brought billions of dollars into the state of Washington. Happy anniversary, WSCC! May the next 30 be equally as fruitful.  

A Planner’s Muse

 

Sample this recipe from the 2018 home of TED: the Vancouver Convention Centre.

 

The industry came together at The Foundry by Herban Feast on Oct. 19, 2017, for our Best of 2017 readers’ choice awards. In addition to great music and food, beer tastings, and candid photo booth snapshots, Northwest Meetings + Events raised approximately $900 for the SEARCH Foundation through a silent auction. The evening was capped off with our awards ceremony presided over by emcee Ron Hippe.