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Meet Kanami Fujita

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to brittany.trevick@tigeroak.com.

Kanami Fujita was recently hired as director of sales at Semiahmoo Resorts.

1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role?

What Planners Should Never Overlook with Outdoor Events

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“I think one frequently overlooked item is shade. Whether that means sunshades, umbrellas or tents, you can’t underestimate the need for protection from the sun. People often get so excited for the spring/summer season in the Pacific Northwest that they can overlook how hot it gets in direct sunlight. On those extra-steamy days, it even can be necessary to place a couple of misters here and there for extra relief.  

Meet Kanami Fujita

These interviews are part of a series that highlights new hires within the industry. Have you recently started a new role or do you know someone who has? Submit your ideas to brittany.trevick@tigeroak.com. 

Kanami Fujita was recently hired as director of sales at Semiahmoo Resorts in Blaine, Wash.

1. What are you looking forward to the most in your new role? 

8 Tips for Starting & Growing Your Own Business

Ahh, the life of the self-employed. No punching a time card. No asking off for vacations. The dress code is casual. And the boss? Well, let’s just say you couldn’t have asked for a nicer employer. But before you start typing up that letter of resignation, make sure you know what you’re getting in to. (Hint: There is no time card to punch because your workday never truly ends.)

Whether you have already decided to take the leap into owning your own event-planning business or are still contemplating the plunge, here are some things to consider.

Luxe Lakefront Venues Add Recreation to Rest & Relaxation

Heading to a lake for corporate retreats or private gatherings is a great way to add a little R&R to an agenda of business meetings or group festivities. But if you’re planning to stay at one of these Northwest lakefront venues, you may want to add another “R” to the rest and relaxation equation: recreation. In addition to generous views of sparkling water and the surrounding landscapes, these resorts provide plenty of opportunities year-round for your guests to amp up or wind down.

The Allison Inn & Spa Launched 2nd Annual Pacific Northwest Sculptors Exhibition

Now through March 2015, the award-winning Allison Inn & Spa, located in Oregon’s Willamette Valley, will be presenting their second annual Pacific Northwest Sculptors Exhibition. In partnership with ART Elements Gallery and the Pacific Northwest Sculptors organization, the exhibition displays nearly 30 fine art sculptures from local artists throughout the Pacific Northwest.

First Thompson Hotel to Open in the Pacific Northwest

Commune Hotels & Resorts - along with Geolo Capital and Touchstone, a Seattle-based real estate firm - have jointly announced plans for a ground-up, mixed-use development. The new space will include hotel, residential and retail components and will operate under the Thompson Hotels flag as Thompson Seattle.

American Empress to Call Vancouver, WA Home

The American Queen Steamboat Company recently announced its second vessel, the American Empress, will make Vancouver, Wash. her home port. Additionally, the company’s Pacific Northwest office will be headquartered in the southwest Washington city of Vancouver.

Seattle’s Convention and Visitors Bureau Welcomes Troy Anderson

Seattle’s Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB) welcomed Troy Anderson as National Account Director as part of the sales team at the start of this year. Anderson focuses his promotion and selling of Seattle and the region as a meeting destination to corporate planners.

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