• Event Snapshots: Best of Northwest Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2016 ISSUE
     

    1. The awards presentations took place in the distillery’s 1,650-square-foot Cask Room.

  • Event Snapshots: Best of Northwest Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2016 ISSUE
     

    2. Phoebe Hopkins and Rachel Kehr, both with Westland Distillery.

  • Event Snapshots: Best of Northwest Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2016 ISSUE
     

    3. (L-R) Renatta Emerson, Immersion Events and Josh Hamon, Blue Danube Productions.

  • Event Snapshots: Best of Northwest Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2016 ISSUE
     

    4. Alan Alabastro, Alabastro Photography; Raven Girard; and Dutch Bihary, Contours FX.

  • Event Snapshots: Best of Northwest Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2016 ISSUE
     

    5. Niki McKay, Blue Danube Productions.

  • Event Snapshots: Best of Northwest Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2016 ISSUE
     

    6. Sheri Harbour de Vos, Northwest Meetings + Events, and Stuart Butler, Butler Seattle.

  • Event Snapshots: Best of Northwest Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2016 ISSUE
     

    7. Shellie Carroll and Lisa Burke, with Make A Scene; Alexandra Szablya and Helen Szablya.

  • Event Snapshots: Best of Northwest Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2016 ISSUE
     

    8. Peter Robinson, Matthew Lund and Kris La Fata, all with Argosy Cruises.

  • Event Snapshots: Best of Northwest Awards

     
    FROM THE Winter 2016 ISSUE
     

    9. Kelsey Dixon, Davies and Dixon; Nash Fung; and Rebecca Abram, Blue Danube Productions.

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.

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.

 

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.