The annual JAM took place on Dec. 17 at 415 Westlake. Guests were transported to the colorful streets of Tokyo with catering by Lisa Dupar Catering and enjoyed karaoke, robot drink delivery and so much more. JAM stands for Joint Association Mixer and is an event for professionals in local chapters of NACE, ILEA, MPI and Wedding Network Seatte.

ILEA Seattle held its annual Emerald City Applause Awards on March 28 at the Arctic Club Seattle. Congratulations to this year’s winners:


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.


On October 17, 2018, Northwest Meetings + Events celebrated its Best of 2018 readers’ choice awards at the world-class King Street Ballroom & Perch. The event included the magazine’s first inductees to our new Hall of Influencers: Niki McKay, Julie Dodds, Maria Corvallis and Rhonda Pedersen.