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New Event Planning Industry Events, Trends, and Ideas for Events

Our team is always on top of new industry events, trends and ideas. Check out what we have learned to help you plan your Seattle Southside event.


Successful Family Reunion

Last year, my family held our reunion in the Seattle Southside area of Washington State. Our family is spread throughout the United States and Germany, so getting the family together every few years is a special treat. Initially, the goal was to organize our family reunion every five years in both…

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Fly with Confidence at SEA

Are concerns about COVID-19 holding you back from booking your next vacation? If you’re still hesitant to travel, fly on an airplane, or step foot in an airport, you should know about Seattle-Tacoma International Airport’s new FlyHealthy @ SEA program. The Port of Seattle has implemented dozens of…

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Group Dining Spots to Eat Like a Seattle Southside Local

From local favorites and fine dining to authentic bites and international delights, Seattle Southside features excellent culinary experiences in a variety of renowned restaurants with group dining options and a can’t-miss cuisine scene. Backyard Bites: Locally Grown. Internationally Inspired. Here…

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Safe Travels in Seattle Southside

Still not sure if you're comfortable traveling right now? If you find yourself daydreaming about your next vacation but you're hesitant to stay at a hotel or visit any attractions, take a few minutes to watch some videos from our Safe Travels video series to see what some of our favorite hotels and…

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Meeting Planning in Seattle Southside: Jeff Lovell

President and Executive Director of the Automotive Service Association, Jeff Lovell details his experience planning a meeting at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport with the Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority. For twelve years, Jeff Lovell and the Automotive Service…

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Meeting Planner Tip #4: Unique Culinary Experiences

Spice it Up! These days, the standard seated lunch has become all too common for meetings and events. Meeting planners should consider all their options when it comes to keeping event attendees engaged and excited for what's next! This process starts and ends with the dining experience. Looking…

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Military Reunions in Seattle Southside

Our resident expert on military reunions, Vice President of Sales & Services Meagan McGuire, details her experience working with meeting planners and reunions planners on the Military Reunion Network Radio Show. Click play to listen to the interview…

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Meeting Planner Tip #3: Team Building Activities

How do you motivate your team? Surrender the ME for the WE! Teamwork makes the dream work! There is no "I" in Team! While some professional groups adopt a team mantra for inspiration, many more are turning to team building activities to bridge that communication gap. Team building activities are an…

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Meeting Planner Tip #2: Natural Lighting

Wouldn’t it be wonderful for attendees to leave a meeting feeling revitalized? Maybe you’ve had a difficult time staying alert during a meeting? Studies show that utilizing natural light in a meeting space environment could improve productivity by 8%. Considering the benefits that natural light has…

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