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Smart Meeting Northwest

 
Grand Hyatt Seattle
Wednesday • March 22

Fully-hosted for qualified meeting planners

Seize valuable CEUs from thought-leading industry speakers.
Engage in disruptive technology with TECHbar and test-drive Poken, the future of networking.
Thrill in the ultimate of event attractions with energizing performances and incredible giveaways!
Indulge in sumptuous cuisine crafted to perfection by
world-class chefs.

"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

Partners

Execute up to 15 one-on-one highly targeted appointments with premier properties.
Propel connections with your highest-caliber associates at exclusive VIP networking meet-ups.

"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!

 
   
   
   
       

Bob Eubanks

Colette Carlson

MANY COMMUNICATE,
FEW CONNECT

BACKSTAGE WITH
THE BEATLES

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!