Northwest Meetings + Events Magazine
The 2018 Emerald City Applause Awards were held March 22, 2018 at Fremont Foundry. This was the 13th year for the industry event that honors event production, support services and marketing professionals.
The Business Playground
Good Things Come in Threes
New hotels and brand concepts are popping up all over the Northwest.
These tours have all the right ingredients for a fulfilling—and filling—post-meeting activity.
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.
Tastes Like Chicken
Built in 1909, the Montvale Event Center, located in Spokane, Washington, was formerly the home of an Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge. Over the years, it has also served as commercial space—housing both the Herring-Hall-Marvin Safe Company and the Riley Candy Company at different times— and dance halls, first the Metronome Dance Hall from 1950 to 1953 and then the Hi-Spot Dance Hall from 1954 to 1956.