June NACE Meeting – 6.14.2016


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 When should you start your trade show planning? …NOW!

Have you started thinking about your trade shows next year?  If not, you’re behind!  “Make It More – Your Best Trade Show Yet,” presented by Janet McNaughton and Brianna Home, will help you break down your trade show planning, goals, and messaging to bring the best year of trade show success!  Get started on your show planning with us at The Foundry, with a spectacular dining experience by Herban Feast.

Tuesday, June 14, 2016  

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The Foundry

4130 1st Avenue South
Seattle,  WA 98134


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Make It More – Your best tradeshow yet

Marketing gurus Brianna Home and Janet McNoughton bring us their experience and research on effective trade show execution to better your upcoming season!  The top 5 aspects of a successful tradeshow – plus case study analysis – will be woven together to share a complete plan for your optimizing trade show investment as an exhibitor.  Brianna believes solid marketing can transform industries, and since becoming a principal at Hansen Belyea in 2013, Brianna has worked closely with clients to create programs that resonate with their audiences and deliver bottom line results. Janet brings passion, vision and clarity to the marketing campaigns she creates, transforming traditional promotional products into strategic tools that inspire results through her work as President at Lasting Impressions.

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The Foundry by Herban Feast
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The Foundry is a distinguished space where historic meets contemporary in the industrial Sodo neighborhood.  The venue features a unique, customizable layout with distinct spaces that can be used separately for intimate gathering of 25, progressive-style events, meetings with breakout sessions or together for seated gatherings and celebrations for 200 and up to 500 cocktail style.  The Foundry is equipped with a house sound system, air-conditioning, gas fireplace and floating waterfall.  The venue rental includes round and banquet tables, chiavari chairs, china, glassware and cutlery for up to 250 guests as well as soft seating, wine barrel cocktail tables, rolling bars and other unique pieces of furniture.  Herban Feast is the exclusive caterer and beverage provider at The Foundry. 









Baby Spinach Salad
chili-roasted pepitas, pickled red onion, cotij a and a honey-orange vinaigrette

Main Course
Thyme Scented Chicken Breast
stone ground mustard and sherry cream sauce

Pan Seared Wild Pacific Salmon
charred lemon and fennel chutney

Sautéed Gnocchi
charred red pepper cream

Roasted Asparagus
preserved lemon vinaigrette

Chocolate Cake
peanut butter mousse & raspberry sauce


Polenta Stuffed Portabella Mushroom
piquillo pepper puree
Parking & Directions

Free City of Seattle parking under the overpass, directly in front of The Foundry

Click here for a PDF map with parking noted

4130 1st Avenue South, Seattle,  WA 98134



 **Early Bird Registration through THURSDAY June 9th, 3:00PM

 $40 – Member rate through 6/9
$60 – Non-Member rate through 6/9


Late registration – add $10


Featured Partners


Venue & Catering – Herban Feast

Decor & Linens – Grand Event Rentals

Audio & Lighting – Wavelink Music

Photography – Lobban Photography Inc.



Program Questions?





Seattle NACE Meeting – May 2016



 Want more Mr. Nice Guys? And Gals? We say, “Yes, please!”

Come have fun and interact with Doug’s Nice Guys Finish First program and see why you should be doing more with your relationships –yes, more than you already are!  The Woodmark Hotel will be hosting an exceptional menu and bar experience, and Doug's keynote – a combination of stories, life's lessons and humor – is highly interactive, entertaining, and educational. You and your team will understand (more than we know you already do) why building relationships needs be a top priority. 


Tuesday, May 10, 2016  

5:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The Woodmark Hotel

1200 Carillon Point

Kirkland, WA 98003


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Doug Sandler has over 30 years of business experience as an entrepreneur and leader. His book, Nice Guys Finish First is a #1 ranked Amazon Best Seller.  As a podcaster, Doug has interviewed Arianna Huffington from HuffPost, Dan Harris from Good Morning America, Ron Klain, White House Chief of Staff and dozens of celebs. He specializes in teaching others the "how-to's" of building relationships and strengthening connections. Doug is a nationally recognized speaker and writer.  His weekly posts reach hundreds of thousands of readers. Doug has been titled by a leading social media marketing company in the top 100 of Social Media Thought Influencers to follow.

Come have fun and interact with Doug’s Nice Guys Finish First program and:

  • Understand not only why nice guys finish first but also HOW to be nice and finish first.
  • Understand the importance of developing great habits that will allow the participants to develop great relationships.
  • Learn how to maintain a positive attitude, be happy, and stay in control of your professional and personal life.

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The only hotel on the beautiful shores of Lake Washington, the Woodmark encourages all guests to explore and discover.  Close to everything, but far from the everyday – The Woodmark is a stunning location for waterfront weddings, inspired meetings and events, family getaways, corporate retreats and romantic escapes.   Perfect for events and team building activities, take full advantage of everything Lake Washington has to offer.  Woodmark Waterfront Adventures provides exciting recreational opportunities from renting boats and jet skis to kayaks and paddleboards. Create distinctive experiences, be still and immerse in local life.






Pork Carnitas
poblano crema, mango salsa, house chips
Smoked Salmon
caper citrus cream, house pickle
Garden Vegetable Ratatouille
herbed goat cheese, filo
Summer Harvest Stone Fruit Salad
lavender, crispy pork belly, feta, herb blossoms, balsamic fennel-apple vinaigrette
Pan Roasted Mahi Mahi
charred orange sauce, summer corn risotto


Parking & Directions

Woodmark Parking Rates feature unlimited in/out priveleges.  
Valet – $19 per day
Self-Parking – $16 per day
1-2 hours $4
2-3 hours $5
3-4 hours $6
Free parking after 7PM!


1200 Carillon Point, Kirkland, WA 98003



 Early Bird Registration through May 6th, 11:59PM

 $40 – Member rate through 5/6
$60 – Non-Member rate through 5/6


Late registration – add $10


Featured Partners


Venue & Catering – The Woodmark

Decor & Design – Wonderstruck Design

Floral – Fena Flowers

Photography – Lobban Photography Inc.

Speaker – Doug Sandler

Audio & Lighting – Sounds Unlimited 

Decor & Linens – Cort Party Rentals

Entertainment – Nash Fung

Dessert – Nancy Kay Confections



Program Questions?