Smart Meeting Northwest
Wednesday • March 22
Fully-hosted for qualified meeting planners
"Awesome day of networking, keynotes and connecting with suppliers. The in-person discussions on RFPs have a tremendous amount of value. I was able to connect with old contacts and learn of new products and venues that I will utilize in the future."
– Angel Hanson, Microsoft
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
5:30 – 7 pm Networking Reception
Wednesday, March 22, 2017
8 – 8:30 am Registration & Welcome Breakfast
8:45 – 10:00 am Welcome Remarks and Keynote Address
10:15 – 11:30 am One-on-One Business Appointments
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Morning Refreshment Break
12 – 1:30 pm One-on-One Business Appointments Continue
1:30 – 3:00 pm Lunch and Educational Keynote
3:00 – 3:30 pm Tour of Grand Hyatt Seattle
3:30 – 5 pm Networking Meet-Up
"I was VERY impressed with the selection of vendors, the ease of speaking with them and left feeling educated and pumped! I can't express how impressed I was with how well the meeting flowed and how it was more educational than a sales pitch."
– Joshua Dyer, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Enjoy once-in-a-lifetime event features and attractions such as Cirque du Soleil, a Bono impersonator, exquisite property tours, unforgettable networking meet-ups, street parades, beach dance parties, energizing yoga sessions, fabulous giveaways, relaxing massages and more! Join us in beautiful Seattle and experience the ultimate in meetings entertainment!
Relive your glory days with never-before-seen-or-heard photos and stories of the Beatles! Bob Eubanks, acclaimed TV host of the Newlywed Game, shared an intimate and long-standing relationship with this beloved musical group. Lean in as he shares private photos and videos of the Fab Four and reveals the story behind their hit songs Hey Jude, Let It Be and Sgt. Pepper. Look back fondly on our many years singing and dancing to the Beatles, and sharing some of our most special memories huddled around the record player and turn dial!
Most successful planners possess the ability to communicate and connect regardless of the situation. In a highly-competitive environment filled with countless communication channels and digital distractions, delivering your message is more challenging than ever. Not only do planners need to communicate effectively, but they need to connect on a much deeper level. Learn to create critical relationships that drive productivity, engagement and collaboration and see your planning take flight!