WHO:  Seattle Southside Visitor Services, the official tourism department for the cities of Tukwila, SeaTac, Kent and Des Moines.

WHAT:  Annual Tourism Networking Meeting hosted by Seattle Southside Visitor Services in celebration of the organization’s 11 years in the industry. The evening will feature KING5 Evening Magazine’s Jim Dever as MC, annual report by Seattle Southside’s Program Director Katherine Kertzman, as well as delicious food, a no-host bar and event prizes.

WHEN:  Wednesday, May 1, 2013 from 5-7:30 p.m.

5-5:15 p.m.: Check-in

5:15-6:30 p.m.: Annual Report Presentation

6:30 p.m.: Networking

WHERE:  Museum of Flight: Space Gallery

9404 E. Marginal Way South

Tukwila, WA 98108

DETAILS:  On Wednesday, May 1, Seattle Southside Visitor Services (SSVS) will host the Annual Tourism Network Meeting at the Museum of Flight, Space Gallery. The event will feature an insightful look at the past, present and future of Seattle Southside Tourism hosted by Katherine Kertzman, program director of SSVS, and Event MC Jim Dever, reporter for KING5 Evening Magazine. Guest speakers include Eric Anderson (Space Adventures), Jane Kilburn (Port of Seattle), Louise Stanton-Masten (Washington Tourism Alliance), Tom Norwalk (Visit Seattle), Sharon Linton (Visit Bellevue), and Scott Ostrander (Cedarbrook Lodge). Guests will enjoy appetizers, a no-host bar and prize giveaways that include a tour of the crew compartment in the Space Shuttle Trainer.   

The Annual Tourism Networking Meeting will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. Registration is $20 per person. For additional information or to register, please visit www.seattlesouthside.com/tnm or call 206-575-2489.

About Seattle Southside Visitor Services

Seattle Southside Visitor Services (SSVS) is the leading tourism and marketing organization in South King County. The program offered jointly by the Cities of Tukwila, SeaTac, Kent and Des Moines, is responsible for competitively marketing the area as an ideal travel destination for tourists who wish to explore Western Washington. For more information, please visit www.seattlesouthside.com.  

 

MEDIA CONTACTS:       

Ashley Comar

Phone: 206.575.0627

Email: ashley@seattlesouthside.com