Astoria and Warrenton are perched at the edge of the Columbia River where it meets the Pacific Ocean – about 2 hours west of Portland and 3 hours from Seattle. It is surrounded by iconic Pacific Northwest beauty of forests, mountains, rivers and the sea. Our communities offer groups a well–rounded experience to relax, refresh and refocus.
Auburn is perfectly positioned in Western Washington between the cities of Seattle and Tacoma – just 20 miles south of Sea-Tac International Airport. For those looking to host an event here, the City of Auburn provides grant funding for the promotion of events and activities that encourage, welcome, and entertain tourists and visitors. These grants are funded through local and state Hotel Motel Excise Tax collected on accommodations within the City of Auburn and are awarded annually.
Needing inspiration for your next event? Be our guest as you Experience Corporate Woodinville, your event solution for your next meeting, team building event or corporate celebration! Spend the day being transported in chauffeur-driven luxury vehicles as you are dazzled by the best of Woodinville! Six of the area’s top event venues will open their doors as you are inspired by ideas, discover local event professionals, nibble on delicious bites and sip the finest wines!
Here in the Pacific Northwest, our community of connections, partners and peers strive to ensure individuals working in office and administrative roles have the opportunity to connect, learn, lead, and excel. To do this, we’re facilitating community connections through events and online communities.
ILEA is a community centered around celebrating all aspects of live event production and management. This enables our members to deliver the very best work to their clients through collaboration, thought-leadership and idea sharing.
The Long Beach Peninsula in the southwestern corner of Washington state is a collection of coastal communities boasting fabulous outdoor attractions, fresh seafood and rich heritage. It’s a destination for foodies, families, fishers, nature lovers and history buffs. Twenty-eight miles of silver-sand stretches horizon to horizon.
Meeting Professionals International (MPI) is committed to positioning meetings and events as a key strategic component of an organization’s success. With close to 300 members, MPI Washington State Chapter (MPIWSC) is the largest meeting and events industry organization in the Pacific Northwest. MPIWSC was established in 1981 and empowers its members to increase their strategic value with education, professional development and business growth opportunities.
The National Association for Catering and Events, the oldest and largest catering association in the world, encompasses all aspects of the catering and event industry. Dedicated to promoting career success for its members and the professionalism of the industry, NACE offers educational programs, professional certification, chapter initiatives, networking opportunities, recognition and awards programs, a job bank, community service projects and the industry’s most prestigious annual conference.
Seattle Southside is home to over 70 event venues including unique sites such as The Museum of Flight, iFLY Indoor Skydiving, Starfire Sports Complex, and the Des Moines Beach Park Event Center. With more than 8,000 hotel rooms within 3 miles of Sea-Tac Intl. Airport, and over 650,000 square feet of meeting space available, you can find the perfect venue for your meeting or event.
Snohomish County offers first–class conference hotels, quaint waterfront inns and a luxury casino resort. Event venues range in capacity from 10,000–person programs to intimate meetings and retreats. A state of the art convention center and 10,000 seat arena with attached conference center add to the many choices you will find. Snohomish County offers some of the newest and most unique facilities in Washington State.
We’ve Broken Ground on a New Chapter in Seattle. THE SUMMIT BUILDING, OPENING SPRING 2022, celebrates Seattle’s past and future while providing a space that brings people together and will be a catalyst for creativity, collaboration and connections at an intersection of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods.
Welcome to Tri-Cities, Washington—comprised of Kennewick, Pasco and Richland—located along the confluence of three rivers with more than 300 days of year-round sunshine! For the meeting planner seeking a destination that will deliver “wow, I had no idea” experiences, Tri-Cities, Washington offers a surprisingly real, truly accessible and unexpectedly sophisticated mix of culture, adventure and cuisine nestled in the Heart of Washington Wine Country.
In March of 2018, Governor Jay Inslee signed into law E4SSB 5251 which establishes framework and funding for a statewide tourism marketing program for the first time since 2011. The Washington Tourism Alliance would like to thank all WTA members and stakeholders for your support over the past seven years. However, now the real work begins!
Looking for eagles soaring, whales splashing, or a stretch of beach to savor the sun sliding behind the Olympic or Cascade Mountains? Look no further than Whidbey and Camano Islands. Just north of Seattle, our islands are easily accessible by bridge or ferry. That’s why we’re called “The Shortest Distance to Far Away”™
The postcard beauty of the Sammamish River Valley and the classic elegance of our wineries and resorts make Woodinville Wine Country a natural venue for celebrating a variety of special moments and occasions. Our vintners offer beautifully manicured properties and tastefully decorated tasting rooms as the perfect backdrop for your events.