Hot Networking Events

These events represent the Seattle Networking Guide's pick of top upcoming professional, social and civic networking events in the Greater Seattle region. For more information, visit www.iloveseattle.org.

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World Salmon Forum

With many wild salmon populations on the brink of extinction in the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, a diverse group of scientists, wild fish advocates, foundations, and a B.C. First Nations Chief, will gather in Seattle for the first-ever World Salmon Forum (WSF) from August 21-23 to challenge current fisheries practices that are devastating wild salmon populations. The 3-day event will dive deep into key issues threatening wild salmon populations and conclude with a Gala Dinner at the Fairmont Olympic Hotel. Tickets for the gala dinner on Friday, August 23rd, 2019 are still available. Cocktails 6:00pm Dinner 7:00pm Spanish Ballroom Fairmont Olympic Hotel 411 University Street Seattle, Washington “Each” Plate – $225 “10 top” Tables – $2,000 *This event is a celebration of measures to insure a future for Wild salmon throughout the world, it is not a fundraiser. Organization: World Salmon Forum. Audience for this event: Environmental activists and community members passionate about sustainability, scientists etc. Event Size: 100. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Friday, August 23, 2019. 411 University Street Seattle, Washington. For more info visit www.worldsalmonforum.org.

SharePoint Fest Seattle 2019

SharePoint Fest brings to you the world’s leading experts in SharePoint, Office 365, Microsoft Teams and Azure. Whether you are new to SharePoint or an experienced power user, admin or developer, SharePoint Fest has content designed to fit your experience level and area of interest. Our workshops and sessions are taught by Microsoft Certified Trainers, Microsoft MVPs, Microsoft Regional Directors and Microsoft engineers. At SharePoint Fest, subject matter is divided into tracks and each session is designated for beginner, intermediate or advanced. Tracks are offered for the following subjects, Office 365, Azure, Teams, OneDrive, Search, Content Management, Power Users, Business Value, Implementation/Administration, Workflow, Business Intelligence, and SharePoint Development, and more. Choose one complete learning track or mix and match based on what content best meets you and your organization’s current needs! Organization: Tech Conferences. Audience for this event: Those that are new to SharePoint or an experienced power user, admin or developer. Event Size: 550. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Friday, August 23, 2019, 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 800 Convention Place Seattle, WA 98101-2350. For more info visit www.sharepointfest.com.

CAGJ Teach-Out with Clean Greens Farm & Market

JOIN US at Clean Greens Farm in Duvall, WA, to learn about their food sovereignty work, and get your hands in the dirt for a few hours in a fun work-party! ABOUT CLEAN GREENS Clean Greens Farm and Market is a nonprofit organization, owned and operated by residents of Seattle's Central District. With the produce grown on its Duvall, Washington farm, Clean Greens meets food access needs in its community by providing healthy and nutritious food at affordable prices through its neighborhood farm stands, Community Supported Agriculture and Giveback Programs. Join us at Clean Greens Farm in August, to give Tom & Venice a hand in the fields, and learn about their food sovereignty work rooted in Seattle’s historically black neighborhood, the Central District. ABOUT TEACH-OUTS CAGJ’s Food Justice Project invites our members and others to learn about and build connections with our local foodshed through visits to farms, community kitchens, community gardens, and other projects for food justice. The site visits… Organization: Community Alliance for Global. Audience for this event: Those interested in the climate change and food justice activism network. Event Size: 100. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. Clean Greens Farm 20121 W Snoqualmie River Rd NE Duvall, WA 98019.

Last Summer-Blast Mixer with The Fun Singles

Let’s have the last Summer-Blast! Join our fun group, enjoy the beautiful summer weather and great conversations. Connect with interesting people you would not have met otherwise, make new friends and check out city’s trendy places with our group. See more at https://thefun.singles/seattle Most come on their own! You’ll make friends in no time. Group members are friendly and easy going, it's okay if you're late (traffic, work, other) the event runs for 3 hours. Two age groups: 20s-30s and 40+ What to expect - Meet single professionals just like yourself - Personal introductions by the host - Get one ticket and attend upcoming events for free Dress code: smart casual. Organization: The Fun Singles. Audience for this event: singles professionals. Event Size: 50. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, August 24, 2019, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Connect Lounge, 2330 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98121. For more info visit thefun.singles.

Climate Science on Tap: Ask a Scientist!

This year's Ask a Scientist event will again be an extravaganza of scientists, engineers, and other climate and energy experts with plenty of answers to those perplexing questions.  Besides  the engrossing discussions over beer and tasty food in the Lagunitas Beer Sanctuary, there will hands-on scientific demonstrations of ocean acidification, global warming, and extreme weather events, as well as a climate bingo game with prizes.  Fun for all ages! Organization: Cascadia Climate Action. Audience for this event: All ages, Interested in meeting scientists, engineers, policy experts on topics related to climate change and clean energy, as well as community members concerned about global warming. Event Size: 250. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Monday, August 26, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Lagunitas Tap House 1550 NW 49th, Seattle, WA. For more info visit cascadiaclimateaction.org.

Business After Hours at Salty's on Alki Beach

Join us at August's Business After Hours, held at Salty's on Alki Beach. You're sure to make new connections and enjoy the view! About Business After Hours Enjoy networking in a fun and relaxed environment at Business After Hours. Held in a variety of venues throughout the Seattle metro area, these evening receptions are a great place to meet fellow regional professionals. About our host Give your Seattle event a better point of view at Salty’s on Alki Beach in West Seattle. Whether you are planning a quiet affair or a lavish celebration, Salty’s waterfront seafood restaurant will make your next banquet, private dining or special event memorable. Featuring sweeping views of the Seattle skyline Trillion Dollar View™ across Elliot Bay, and our award-winning Northwest cuisine, and impeccable service, Salty’s has everything you need to create the perfect party, wedding reception, anniversary, birthday, holiday party or corporate event. Organization: Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Audience for this event: Anyone looking to grow their network. Event Size: 80. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, August 28, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. Salty's on Alki Beach Address: 1936 Harbor Avenue, Seattle, WA, 98126. For more info visit bit.ly.

Labor Day Weekend Mix & Mingle with The Fun Singles

Let's get together this Labor Day weekend and celebrate with other Seattle social singles! Join the monthly Meet & Greet Mixer - a fun Meetup in city's trendy places for social singles to get together, have a great time and good laughs. Everyone has a fun story to share - come and share yours! See more at https://thefun.singles/seattle Most come on their own! You’ll make friends in no time. Group members are friendly and easy going, it's okay if you're late (traffic, work, other) the event runs for 3 hours. Two age groups: 20s-30s and 40+ What to expect:  - Meet single professionals just like yourself - Personal introductions by the host - Get one ticket and attend upcoming events for free. Organization: The Fun Singles. Audience for this event: singles professional. Event Size: 50. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, August 31, 2019, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 700 3rd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104. For more info visit thefun.singles.

Carnaval del Sol Kelowna

For the first time in Okanagan Valley is arriving Carnaval del Sol Kelowna. For the past 11 years Carnaval del Sol has been bringing the soul of Latin culture to BC. Carnaval del Sol Kelowna is a special edition of the iconic Carnaval del Sol Vancouver, the biggest Latin Festival in the Pacific Northwest, which will take place in Kelowna in September. We are bringing a phenomenal two-day fiesta to the heart of British Columbia during the Labour Day long weekend. Carnaval del Sol Kelowna will have a main stage and 4 plazas where we will recreate Latin American culture in true plaza style for the delight of both children and adults. It is a free event for everyone enjoy the Latin American culture and the summer together! Organization: Latincouver Cultural & Business Society. Audience for this event: Family, friends, All age. Event Size: 7,000. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Sunday, September 1, 2019, 11:00 AM – Monday, September 2, 2019, 7:00 PM. 1600 Abbott Street, Kelowna B.C, V1Y 1B7. For more info visit carnavaldelsol.ca.

Wahl Offering Free Facial Hair Trims at Seattle Center

Seattle is the No. 5 ‘Most Facial Hair Friendly City in America.’ To celebrate, men’s grooming leader Wahl will park its 30-foot mobile barbershop at Seattle Center on Friday, Sept. 6, 2019 from 11 a.m. - 6 p.m. Master Barbers will be on hand offering FREE facial hair trims while seeking out the guy with the best scruff to represent the city as Wahl Man of Seattle. That guy will win $500 and go on to compete for the ultimate title of Wahl Man of the Year. The event is part of a 10-city facial hair trimming tour, and also supports a good cause. For every facial hair trim performed, Wahl will donate $1 to ZERO, the leading national nonprofit with the mission to end prostate cancer. Dubbed the ‘mane’ event, the Wahl Man of the Year contest gives facial hair enthusiasts the chance to go mano a mano in a facial hair face-off. Wahl will select one guy from each tour stop location and one guy from online entries. These lucky few will be crowned champion of their city and go on to compete for the ultimate in faci… Organization: Wahl. Audience for this event: All ages. Event Size: 1000+. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Tuesday, September 3, 2019, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Seattle Center (305 Harrison Street).

Seattle Restaurant Alliance Monthly Meeting

Each month, the Seattle Restaurant Alliance meets to network and discuss issues affecting business. This is a membership event. Check out membership options or request guest invitation on SRA website. Check SRA website to confirm time and place of monthly meetings . https://seattlerestaurantalliance.com. Organization: Seattle Restaurant Alliance. Audience for this event: Restaurateurs. Event Size: Varies. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, September 4, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Seattle, WA. For more info visit seattlerestaurantalliance.com.

SketchFest Seattle 20

Sketchfest Seattle celebrates twenty years. Sketchfest showcases the talents of local favorites and unique sketch teams from throughout North America. Organization: Unexpected Productions Improv. Audience for this event: PG13 and about. Event Size: 214. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, September 5, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 1428 Post Alley Market Theater - Pike Place Market. For more info visit bit.ly.

Headshot Photography Mini Marathon

Professional Headshot Photography by Seattle Photographer Lara Grauer Seattle Photographer. Lara Grauer, owner of Seattle's "Lara Grauer Photography" studio, offers headshot photography that is matched only by the finest Seattle photographers, with one goal in mind: capturing the most confident you! Two photos are offered in the listed price with an option to buy more. Check out a Seattle photographer today! Organization: Lara Grauer Photography. Audience for this event: 18+. Event Size: 10. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Friday, September 6, 2019, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 416 N. 141st Court Seattle, WA 98133. For more info visit laragrauerphotography.com.

San Gennaro Festival

The San Gennaro Festival is back for the 7th year! This three-day Italian street fair brings together amazing Italian Food, street vendors, beer and wine garden, and of course fantastic music on stage from incredibly talented Italian bands. The festival is put on by a non-profit all volunteer board, and is fun for the whole family! Organization: San Gennaro Foundation. Audience for this event: everyone. Event Size: 5000+. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Friday, September 6, 2019, 6:00 PM – Sunday, September 8, 2019, 4:00 PM. 1225 S. Angelo Street, Seattle, WA 98108.

SketchFest Seattle 20

Sketchfest Seattle celebrates twenty years. Sketchfest showcases the talents of local favorites and unique sketch teams from throughout North America. Organization: Unexpected Productions Improv. Audience for this event: PG13 and about. Event Size: 214. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Friday, September 6, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 1428 Post Alley Market Theater - Pike Place Market. For more info visit bit.ly.

Whatcom County Farm Tour

See, taste, feel, and learn hands-on what goes into local food production on the 13th annual Whatcom County Farm Tour. Visit unique farms and experience the passion and care that goes into producing local food for our community. Start at any farm stop found at EatLocalFirst.org and make an itinerary that works for you! And don’t forget to bring a cooler to store your farm fresh goodies in. The tour is free and open to all. Purchase $15 VIP tickets at EatLocalFirst.org to get loads of deals and discounts at each farm and to help support the preservation of farming in our community! More info: https://eatlocalfirst.org/all-events/whatcom-farm-tour/ VIP Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/whatcom-county-farm-tour-vip-tickets-64745701135. Organization: Sustainable connections. Audience for this event: Everyone. Event Size: Hundreds. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, September 7, 2019, 10:00 AM – Sunday, September 8, 2019, 4:00 PM. Whatcom County. For more info visit eatlocalfirst.org.

Aslan Farm-Infused Beer Tasting

Join us at the Aslan Depot for a unique opportunity to drink a flight of Aslan beer infused with locally-sourced produce. This event will showcase seasonal flavor profiles inspired and grown by Whatcom County farms. A smashing good time to get familiar with local farms, enjoy a local food truck featuring locally sourced specials, and drink tasty limited beers! 21+ only. Purchase $16 tickets in advance at EatLocalFirst.org, or call (360) 646-7093 x108 for special accommodations. More info: https://eatlocalfirst.org/all-events/farm-infused-beer-tasting/ Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/farm-infused-beer-tasting-tickets-62748762237. Organization: Sustainable Connections. Audience for this event: Adults. Event Size: Unknown. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, September 7, 2019, 5:00 PM – 10:00 PM. 1322 N State St. For more info visit eatlocalfirst.org.

SketchFest Seattle 20

Sketchfest Seattle celebrates twenty years. Sketchfest showcases the talents of local favorites and unique sketch teams from throughout North America. Organization: Unexpected Productions Improv. Audience for this event: PG13 and about. Event Size: 214. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, September 7, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 1428 Post Alley Market Theater - Pike Place Market. For more info visit bit.ly.

Cosmos Bistro Farm Tour Brunch

Enjoy the famous Farm Tour Brunch at Cosmos Bistro! Featuring farm-fresh eggs benedict, pastured proteins, and scratch-made breads complete with all local coffees and teas. Purchase $21 tickets at EatLocalFirst.org, or call (360) 646-7093 x108 for special accommodations. More info: https://eatlocalfirst.org/all-events/farm-tour-brunch/ Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/farm-tour-brunch-tickets-62751892600. Organization: Sustainable Connections. Audience for this event: Everyone. Event Size: Unknown. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Sunday, September 8, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. 1151 N State St. For more info visit eatlocalfirst.org.

Camber Natural Wine Tasting + Bites

Join us Sunday, Sept. 8, for Camber’s Farm Tour Weekend wine tasting event. Taste sustainably farmed, non-intervention wines from the Columbia and Willamette Valley, hor d’oeuvres, and house-made desserts. Your $28 ticket gets you into our after-hours fête on Sunday between 5-8pm. Tickets can be purchased in advance at EatLocalFirst.org, or call (360) 646-7093 x108 for special accommodations. Ticket sales end on Sept. 7th at 7pm. More info: eatlocalfirst.org/all-events/natural-wine-tasting/ Tickets at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/natural-wine-tasting-bites-tickets-62751244662. Organization: Sustainable connections. Audience for this event: Adults. Event Size: 100-200. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Sunday, September 8, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. 221 W Holly St. For more info visit eatlocalfirst.org.

smARTfilms Series: Music on Film - “Stop Making Sense”

Epic concert film with David Byrne’s performance evolving from a solo on an empty stage alongside a boombox to a full-blown production featuring pounding beats and spectacular visuals. Matinee performance too! Organization: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Audience for this event: Teen, Adults. Event Size: 125. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Frank Buxton Auditorium 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 (Corner Hwy 305 & Winslow Way East). For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

Alaska Business Forum: Alaska Seafood and Its Impact on our Economy

According to the State of Alaska, its seafood industry is the largest private-sector employer in the state, and has created over 64,000 jobs. In 2017 alone, over 6.4 billion pounds of seafood was harvested, valuing at over $1.8 billion. Of the 6.4 billion pounds caught in Alaska, over 3.9 billion pounds were taken by Washington residents – a value of $873 million. With such a booming industry behind them, how are seafood business leaders marketing their products, keeping up with demand, and increasing the economy for our regions? Join us for the first Alaska Business Forum of the new season as we hear from our panelists on the current state of the seafood industry, the opportunities and challenges they face, and how they are creating a sustainable marketplace for the future. Speakers: • Tom Douglas, James Beard Award Winning Chef and Restaurateur • Markos Scheer, CEO, Premium Aquatics • Jeremy Woodrow, Executive Director, Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute. Organization: Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Audience for this event: Anyone interested in the seafood industry or Alaska and PNW economies. Event Size: 80. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8:00 AM – 9:30 AM. 1301 5th Ave Suite 1500. For more info visit bit.ly.

Meet the CEO of Electric Airplane Company magniX

Details About us: Cofounders Connect is about connecting startup cofounders to the resources they need within our local Seattle community. We have everyone from veteran Angel Investors, Venture Capitalists and Serial Entrepreneurs to first time entrepreneurs attending our events. During our event we have a 2 hour networking session and in between a 30 minute Q/A panel discussion with our featured guests as well as an after party! For our this event we'll be focused on what it takes to sell your startup with a Q/A panel. ------- Mentors and Speaker Panel You'll Meet------- Roei Ganzarski the CEO of magniX. magniX is bringing to market an advanced all-electric propulsion system for commercial aviation & defense. History teaches us disruption in aircraft design and operations has always come about from a revolution in propulsion. magniX is revolutionizing the way the world flies by transforming the way aircraft are powered. During the event we will also be passing around a laptop for everyone to si… Organization: Logic Inbound. Audience for this event: Adult. Event Size: 100. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, September 12, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Atlas Workbase 500 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109 · Seattle, WA. For more info visit www.logicinbound.com.

Port Townsend Film Festival Preview

Join us for an evening of short films from the 20th Annual Port Townsend Film Festival coming to Port Townsend September 19-22, 2019. This preview event at BIMA will give you a sneak peek to the array and passion of the many films featured in the festival. Moderated by PTFF Executive Director Janette Force. Films to be announced! Tickets: $10-12. https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4260940. Organization: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Audience for this event: Teens, adults. Event Size: 125. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, September 12, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 550 Winslow Way East Frank Buxton Auditorium Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

SketchFest Seattle 20

Sketchfest Seattle celebrates twenty years. Sketchfest showcases the talents of local favorites and unique sketch teams from throughout North America. Organization: Unexpected Productions Improv. Audience for this event: PG13 and about. Event Size: 214. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, September 12, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 1428 Post Alley Market Theater - Pike Place Market. For more info visit bit.ly.

Simon Chrisman & Wes Corbett in Concert

This extraordinary duo brings live virtuosic acoustic instrumental music to BIMA for a night of unforgettable music. Original compositions & mind-blowing technical ability. Tickets: $18-22 - https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4267125. More info: https://www.biartmuseum.org/event/simon-chrisman-wes-corbett-in-concert/. Organization: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Audience for this event: teen, adults. Event Size: 125. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Friday, September 13, 2019, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Frank Buxton Auditorium 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island, WA (Corner Hwy 305 & Winslow Way East). For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

Whim W'Him's Choreographic Shindig V

The 5th Annual Choreographic Shindig kicks off Whim W'Him's 10th Season with a celebration of the voices and choices of our dancers. Participating choreographers were selected through a global call for applications and a rigorous review process. This trailblazing program demonstrates our values by placing the power of curation into the hands of the performers. This year the company will produce and perform world-premiere contemporary dance creations by Kyra Jean Green, Joshua Manculich and Yoshito Sakuraba. September 13-15 and 18-21, 2019 at 8PM Erickson Theatre Off Broadway Tickets: $35 advance | $40 day of | $60 premium | $15 student | $5 TeenTix Single tickets and season subscriptions on sale now at whimwhim.org/tix. Organization: Whim W'him. Audience for this event: Everyone! Event Size: 150. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Friday, September 13, 2019, 8:00 PM – Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:00 PM. 1524 Harvard Avenue Seattle WA 98122. For more info visit www.whimwhim.org.

SketchFest Seattle 20

Sketchfest Seattle celebrates twenty years. Sketchfest showcases the talents of local favorites and unique sketch teams from throughout North America. Organization: Unexpected Productions Improv. Audience for this event: PG13 and about. Event Size: 214. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Friday, September 13, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 1428 Post Alley Market Theater - Pike Place Market. For more info visit bit.ly.

SketchFest Seattle 20

Sketchfest Seattle celebrates twenty years. Sketchfest showcases the talents of local favorites and unique sketch teams from throughout North America. Organization: Unexpected Productions Improv. Audience for this event: PG13 and about. Event Size: 214. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, September 14, 2019, 8:30 PM – 10:00 PM. 1428 Post Alley Market Theater - Pike Place Market. For more info visit bit.ly.

smARTfilms Series: Music on Film “All Things Must Pass: The Rise and Fall of Tower Records”

From humble beginnings, Tower Records became a powerful force in the music industry. Everyone thinks the Internet killed it. This documentary film examines the explosive trajectory, tragic demise, and legacy forged by rebellious founder Russ Solomon. Matinee screening too! Dinner seating at the Bistro starts at 5:30pm or drop in for a matinee lunch, reservations recommended - call 206.451.4011 (dinner/lunch not included in ticket price). Matinee 2pm-4pm. Tickets: $10-12 - https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4266926. Organization: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Audience for this event: Teens, Adults. Event Size: 125. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, September 17, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Frank Buxton Auditorium 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

GeekWire Sounders Day

We’re ending summer on a high note at one of the coolest rooftop decks in Seattle! Grab a drink, some BBQ, enjoy the tunes and connect with fellow geeks while taking in views of Mount Rainier, downtown Seattle and the ferries crossing Elliott Bay. Sounders owner Adrian Hanauer will say a few remarks, and fun prizes and games are in store as you connect with your fellow geeks. We’ll then march to the match to watch the Sounders take on FC Dallas. Grab your tickets now, as this event always sells out! Note: Sounders Day is a 21+ event. Organization: GeekWire. Audience for this event: Technological Community. Event Size: 1,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Wednesday, September 18, 2019. CenturyLink Field. For more info visit www.geekwire.com.

Impact Pitch

IMPACT Pitch is a chance for idea-phase, startup, or existing businesses with a strong business plan/idea and a focus on positively impacting their communities to win cash prizes totaling $30,000. While only two businesses will win the top grand prizes, everyone who applies and continues through contest rounds will get something just as valuable: powerful new tools for more effective business planning and strategy, personal business coaching, and more. We offer a host of practical insights and tools to help small business owners become their most successful selves. Organization: Business Impact NW. Audience for this event: adults, small business owners, those interested in community. Event Size: 200. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. 415 Westlake Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit businessimpactnw.org.

Turn Around Time: An Evening of Poetry & Illustration with David Guterson & Justin Gibben

Please join Bainbridge Island author, David Guterson, for a night featuring poems from his new book, “Turn Around Time: A Walking Poem for the Pacific Northwest” and a pop-up viewing of illustrations by Justin Gibben. Free, preregistration required. Preregister: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4261246. Organization: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Audience for this event: Teens, Adults. Event Size: 125. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, September 19, 2019, 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island, WA 98110 (corner Hwy 305 & Winslow Way East). For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

Coffee with an Expert

Join JP O'Donnell and Amaxra every third Friday from 8-10 AM for Coffee with an Expert. Open to local business owners, managers and executives interested in this month's topic. Normally, around 50 people attend. RSVP and registration required. This is not a selling opportunity for professional services, insurance, real estate, etc. Find topic, speaker and registration at: https://www.amaxra.com/events/friday-coffee Amaxra, Inc. 8575 154th Ave NE Redmond, WA 98052-3557 USA. Organization: Amaxra. Audience for this event: Business people, technologists, friends, partners. Event Size: 50. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Friday, September 20, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Amaxra, Inc. Redmond, WA 98052-3557 USA. For more info visit www.amaxra.com.

Edmonds Art Studio Tour

Artists in and around Edmonds are busily preparing to open their studio doors for the 14th annual Edmonds Art Studio Tour, to be held Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 21-22. This free, annual, self-guided event, sponsored in part by the Edmonds Arts Festival, provides an exclusive glimpse into 19 private art studios showcasing the work of 36 local artists. The Tour offers patrons an opportunity to meet professional artists, see how they create their work, and purchase pieces directly. Studios will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days. Organization: Edmonds Art Studio Tour. Audience for this event: All ages. Event Size: 36 artists. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – Sunday, September 22, 2019, 5:00 PM. 904 6th Ave. S. Edmonds, WA. For more info visit www.edmondsartstudiotour.com.

DigiPen Undergraduate Programs Preview Day!

Attend one of our preview days to learn what it takes to be a successful DigiPen student and whether it's the right school for you! At our Undergraduate Preview Day, you will have the chance to tour the campus, meet with our students, faculty and alumni, and learn about our degree programs in video game design and development, computer science, computer engineering, machine learning, digital arts, music and sound design. Learn first-hand about DigiPen’s diverse degree programs and project-based learning experience. Meet faculty and staff, as well as current students and alumni. Speak with admissions staff and get answers to your questions. Participate in a full campus tour. Take part in an optional art feedback session; bring your artwork and have it evaluated against our BFA admissions requirements by DigiPen faculty members to learn how you can improve your work before applying. Visit DigiPen Housing accommodations during an optional Housing tour. Eat a complimentary lunch in our Bits… Organization: DigiPen Institute of Technology. Audience for this event: Open to all. Event Size: 100-400. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM. 9931 Willows Rd NE. For more info visit bit.ly.

Downton Stabbey

Isobel: "How you hate to be wrong." Violet: "I wouldn't know. I'm not familiar with the sensation." -Downton Abbey, Season 1 Come match wits with the always proper but ever so clever residents and staff of Downton Abbey as they try to keep their composure during a most dreadful and inconveniently timed murder! Was it a response to a perceived social slight, or something more devious that could ruin the reputation of an entire family line? One thing is certain...This must be handled as discreetly as it is quickly. Keep a stiff upper lip, and think of England. Dressing in classic Edwardian style, you can't help but solve this case in the drollest possible way! "If we only had moral thoughts, what would the poor churchmen find to do?" -Violet. Organization: The Murder Mystery Company. Audience for this event: Anyone. Event Size: 100. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Sunday, September 22, 2019, 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM. 9931 167th Ave SE, Snohomish, WA 98290. For more info visit www.murdermysteryco.com.

Toast of Seattle at the Space Needle

Take in Seattle's most iconic view at September's Toast of Seattle. Join us on the SkyLine level located at the 100’ elevation of the iconic Space Needle for a morning of networking, speed dating style! We'll guide you through three structured rounds, where you'll have the chance to connect with other local business professionals. It's a great way to start your morning and broaden your professional network! Organization: Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Audience for this event: Anyone looking to grow their network. Event Size: 100. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 7:30 AM – 9:30 AM. 400 Broad Street, Seattle, WA, 98109. For more info visit bit.ly.

BABC 2019 Transatlantic Aerospace Symposium

British-American Business Connections 2019 Transatlantic Aerospace Symposium is Tues. Sept. 24, 11am – 7pm at the Four Seasons Hotel, Seattle. Presented by Boeing, in partnership with GKN Aerospace, come explore issues/technologies intersecting and impacting the sector in the U.S. and across the Atlantic. Special event and tour included. Sponsorships available. Organization: BABC PNW. Audience for this event: Aerospace or Technology. Event Size: 100. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM. Four Seasons Seattle 99 Union St, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit www.babcpnw.org.

smARTfilms Series: Music on Film - “The Commitments”

Comedy/drama of the tumultuous rise and fall of a fictional Dublin Soul band managed by an unemployed wheeler and dealer with a vision to create “The World’s Hardest Working Band.” Matinee screening too! Dinner seating at the Bistro starts at 5:30pm or drop in for a matinee lunch, reservations recommended - call 206.451.4011 (dinner/lunch not included in ticket price). Tickets: $10-12 - https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4266931. Organization: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Audience for this event: Teens, Adults. Event Size: 125. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Frank Buxton Auditorium 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

YPN Seattle at The ACT Theatre

Join us at the ACT Theater for great food, delicious drinks and networking among the future leaders of Seattle. After the networking event, join us for a performance of the current ACT production, People of the Book. In this world premiere play by ACT 2018 Core Member, Yussef El Guindi, lust, jealousy, and post-traumatic stress bring things between old friends to a boil. Jason is a veteran of the Iraq War who returns home to literary glory after writing an international best-seller, a heroic account of his wartime experience. His celebrity is underscored by his marriage to Madeeha, an Iraqi woman he saved in a house-to-house raid. When he reunites with old friends, Amir and Lynn, questions start to emerge about the veracity of the book and its particular patriotic American gaze. Organization: Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce. Audience for this event: Young professionals. Event Size: 60. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 5:30 PM – 7:30 PM. 700 Union Street, Seattle, WA, 98101. For more info visit bit.ly.

14th South Asian Film Festival

The 14th annual Tasveer South Asian Film Festival (TSAFF) is the largest South Asian film festival in the United States, held from Sep 26th- Oct 6th, 2019. TSAFF will take place over 12 days, presenting thought-provoking films & forums on South Asia and its diaspora, to engage viewers in dialogue on the issues of human rights, social/political/economic justice, and representation. This year TSAFF showing 62 films, with more than 5000 expected festival attendees. Organization: Tasveer. Audience for this event: South Asian. Event Size: 50-500. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Thursday, September 26, 2019, 7:00 PM – Sunday, October 6, 2019, 4:30 PM. Various locations in Seattle, Bellevue, Redmond, Bothell. For more info visit tsaff.tasveer.org.

22nd Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival

Friday, September 27, 2019, 3:30pm-5:30pm; 7:00pm-9:00pm Saturday, September 28, 2019, 3:30pm-5:30pm & 7:00pm-9:00pm Sunday, September 29, 2019, 3:30pm-5:30pm & 7:00pm-9:00pm The 22nd Annual Manhattan Short Film Festival is a cinematic celebration that occurs simultaneously across the globe during the week of September 26-October 6, 2019. Selected from 6 continents, audiences will be asked to select their favorite film and best actor from the final films. See http://www.manhattanshort.com/ after August 20 to view finalists. Intermission with light appetizers & beverages available for purchase. Organization: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Audience for this event: Teens, Adults. Event Size: 125. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Friday, September 27, 2019, 7:00 PM – Sunday, September 29, 2019, 9:00 PM. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

Pacific Northwest Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Held annually in more than 600 communities nationwide, the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. This inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to join the fight against the disease! Organization: Alzheimer's Association. Audience for this event: ALL. Event Size: 500. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM. Mural Amphitheater, Seattle Center 305 Harrison Street Seattle, WA 98109. For more info visit act.alz.org.

5th Annual HAWKtoberfest

5TH Annual HAWKtoberfest September 28th, 2019 form 11am-5pm or railroad Free the public. Organization: Kent Downtown Partnership. Audience for this event: Cars and Seahawk fans all ages. Event Size: 300. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 11:00 AM – 5:00 PM. 114 Railroad Ave N, Kent WA 98032.

Wolves and Wine

Please join us on Saturday, September 28 at Wolves & Wine for an evening of fun plus a chance to mingle with fellow wildlife supporters. This is Wolf Haven’s annual fundraising event and it offers guests an opportunity to share their passion for wolves and show support for our mission: “To conserve and protect wolves and their habitat.” The event includes silent and live auctions, beer and wine tastings and plentiful hors d’oeuvres. Organization: Wolf Haven International. Audience for this event: Over 21. Event Size: 200. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Norman Worthington Conference Center Saint Martin’s University 5000 Abbey Way SE Lacey, WA 98503. For more info visit wolfhaven.org.

Hope for Freedom Gala 2019

Founded in 2001, Women’s Protection Center Nepal operates a safe home to support children rescued from human trafficking, educates Nepalese communities about the signs of human trafficking, and hosts job training workshops for at-risk women. Our 9th annual auction will be held at Magnuson Park Hangar 30 and feature silent and live auctions along with a delicious Nepali dinner, wine and beer, dessert dash, and the chance to network with like-minded, philanthropic Seattleites. This year, our goal is to raise $125,000 so we can welcome more children into our new Safe Home and provide them with the educational and career support they need. Hope to see you there! Organization: Friends of WPC Nepal. Audience for this event: Everyone who wants to make a difference for women and children around the world! Event Size: 300. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, September 28, 2019, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Magnuson Park Hangar 30 6310 NE 74th St, Seattle, WA 98115. For more info visit www.friendsofwpcnepal.org.

smARTfilms Series: Music on Film - “20 Feet from Stardom”

Backup singers live in a world that lies just beyond the spotlight, never knowing who they are or what lives they lead. The history of these predominately African-American singers is explored through remarkable interviews & concert footage. Matinee screening too (2-4pm). Dinner seating at the Bistro starts at 5:30pm or drop in for a matinee lunch, reservations recommended - call 206.451.4011 (dinner/lunch not included in ticket price). Tickets $10-12: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4266938. Organization: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Audience for this event: Teens, Adults. Event Size: 125. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, October 1, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art 550 Winslow Way East Frank Buxton Auditorium Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

Seattle Restaurant Alliance Monthly Meeting

Each month, the Seattle Restaurant Alliance meets to network and discuss issues affecting business. This is a membership event. Check out membership options or request guest invitation on SRA website. Check SRA website to confirm time and place of monthly meetings . https://seattlerestaurantalliance.com. Organization: Seattle Restaurant Alliance. Audience for this event: Restaurateurs. Event Size: Varies. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Seattle, WA. For more info visit seattlerestaurantalliance.com.

Tacoma Fall RV Show

Make 2019 the year you hit the road in style and comfort! The Tacoma Fall RV Show presented by BECU is the season’s best show with 14 dealers and hundreds of RV’s filling every available bit of space inside and outside the Tacoma Dome. Get a jump on the savings with special financing rates from BECU, fresh inventory and show-only specials. The show runs October 3rd – 6th, 2019 at the Tacoma Dome. You’ll save with our $2 discount coupon available online at www.TacomaFallRVshow.com. They’ll all be here, motorhomes, travel trailers of all sizes and descriptions, fifth wheels, toy haulers, campers, pop-up tent trailers, tear drop trailers and more! Mark your calendars, start your travel plans early with a new RV and let the good times roll! Organization: O'Loughlin Trade Shows. Audience for this event: RV shoppers, camping enthusiasts, hunters, anglers. Event Size: 12,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Thursday, October 3, 2019 – Sunday, October 6, 2019. 2727 E. D St, Tacoma WA. For more info visit www.tacomafallrvshow.com.

Oktoberfest Northwest

Oktoberfest Northwest, presented by Evergreen Eye Center hosts Washington's largest Munich-style Oktoberfest celebration, featuring non-stop live entertainment in two themed Festhalles: the Munich Festhalle, and the Bavarian Festhalle, and is the Northwest's exclusive home of Hammerschlagen®. For the past 14 years, Oktoberfest NW has brought authentic food, bier and entertainment to its guests. Prost with 25,000 friends at Oktoberfest Northwest! Rain or shine - we're indoors! Organization: Festivals Inc. Audience for this event: Beer/Wine Lovers. Families. Event Size: 25,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Friday, October 4, 2019. WA State Fair Events Center 110 9th Ave SW Puyallup, WA 98371.

Oktoberfest Northwest

Oktoberfest Northwest, presented by Evergreen Eye Center hosts Washington's largest Munich-style Oktoberfest celebration, featuring non-stop live entertainment in two themed Festhalles: the Munich Festhalle, and the Bavarian Festhalle, and is the Northwest's exclusive home of Hammerschlagen®. For the past 14 years, Oktoberfest NW has brought authentic food, bier and entertainment to its guests. Prost with 25,000 friends at Oktoberfest Northwest! Rain or shine - we're indoors! Organization: Festivals Inc. Audience for this event: Beer/Wine Lovers. Families. Event Size: 25,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Saturday, October 5, 2019. WA State Fair Events Center 110 9th Ave SW Puyallup, WA 98371.

Oktoberfest Northwest

Oktoberfest Northwest, presented by Evergreen Eye Center hosts Washington's largest Munich-style Oktoberfest celebration, featuring non-stop live entertainment in two themed Festhalles: the Munich Festhalle, and the Bavarian Festhalle, and is the Northwest's exclusive home of Hammerschlagen®. For the past 14 years, Oktoberfest NW has brought authentic food, bier and entertainment to its guests. Prost with 25,000 friends at Oktoberfest Northwest! Rain or shine - we're indoors! Organization: Festivals Inc. Audience for this event: Beer/Wine Lovers. Families. Event Size: 25,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Sunday, October 6, 2019. WA State Fair Events Center 110 9th Ave SW Puyallup, WA 98371.

The GeekWire Summit

Event: The GeekWire Summit is one of the premier technology conferences in the U.S. and the largest technology conference of its kind in the Pacific Northwest, bringing together 1,000 tech and business leaders for a conversation about the future. Now in its eighth year, the event draws attendees from across the globe to explore what's next in tech, business, science and society. Content: The GeekWire Summit features on-stage Q&As and insightful talks by a diverse group of leaders in business, technology, government, media and science. It also includes parties, and other networking functions. When/Where: Oct. 7-9, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency in downtown Seattle. 2019 speakers: Los Angeles Clippers owner and Ballmer Group co-founder Steve Ballmer; Microsoft president Brad Smith and many more. Organization: GeekWire. Audience for this event: Technological Community. Event Size: 1,000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Monday, October 7, 2019 – Wednesday, October 9, 2019. The Hyatt Regency Seattle (808 Howell St).

smARTfilms Series: Music on Film - “Buena Vista Social Club”

Aging Cuban musicians who were forgotten following Castro’s takeover, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder in Havana. The music sessions result in triumphant performances of extraordinary music. Absolutely a must see! Matinee screening too (2:00-4:00pm). Tickets: $10-12 https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4266951. Organization: Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. Audience for this event: Teens, College Students, Adults. Event Size: 125. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 7:30 PM – 9:30 PM. Bainbridge Island Museum of Art Frank Buxton Auditorium 550 Winslow Way East Bainbridge Island, WA 98110. For more info visit www.biartmuseum.org.

Building the Beloved Community Gala

Join us for el Centro de la Raza's 47th annual Building the Beloved Community Gala on October 12th, 2019! The event will include a three course dinner, the Roberto Felipe Maestas Legacy Award and Scholarship presentations, live and silent auctions, raffles, and more. This will be our largest fundraiser of the year, and your support will have an impact towards the 40+ programs and services we provide to over 14,000 youth, seniors, children and families a year. Come celebrate 47 years of dedicated service to the Latino community and people of all races in Seattle with us. Organization: El Centro de la Raza. Audience for this event: All ages welcome! Event Size: 1,000. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, October 12, 2019, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM. 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101. For more info visit elcentro.ejoinme.org.

FullConTech

In a world of complex problems, the most meaningful solutions are created when people of different backgrounds, strengths, and skill sets put their minds together. That’s why FullConTech 2019 will be inspired by the WTIA Ion Collaborators and their quest to understand what makes for successful cross-sector collaboration. Individuals, teams, and organizations will learn best practices in collaboration and co-create solutions to their challenges with multi-sector teams. We will share the most important tools we’ve gathered from our research to not only seed collaboration in our region, but help it take root and grow. Organization: Washington Technology Industry Association. Audience for this event: Representatives from tech, government, or community-based organizations, anyone interested in cross-collaboration. Event Size: 400. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM. Microsoft Building 33, 16070 NE 36th Way, Redmond, WA 98052. For more info visit www.washingtontechnology.org.

Strike Down Barriers to Health Care

Project Access Northwest is holding another fantastic fundraising event! Please join us at Garage on Capitol Hill for a fun evening in support of Project Access Northwest. There will be opportunities to bowl, play pool, network, visit with friends and learn more about the important work we are doing to ensure every person has access to appropriate health care. This casual and relaxed event will be held Tuesday, October 15, 2019, at Garage at 1130 Broadway, Seattle. It will run from 5:30–8:30 pm and feature heavy appetizers, hosted beer and wine, a short presentation and an opportunity to spend time with your fellow health care leaders in our community. Organization: Project Access Northwest. Audience for this event: Anyone wishing to improve the health of their neighbors & the community. Event Size: 175. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:30 PM – 8:30 PM. Garage Billiards 1130 Broadway Seattle, WA 98122. For more info visit projectaccessnw.org.

Coffee with an Expert

Join JP O'Donnell and Amaxra every third Friday from 8-10 AM for Coffee with an Expert. Open to local business owners, managers and executives interested in this month's topic. Normally, around 50 people attend. RSVP and registration required. This is not a selling opportunity for professional services, insurance, real estate, etc. Find topic, speaker and registration at: https://www.amaxra.com/events/friday-coffee Amaxra, Inc. 8575 154th Ave NE Redmond, WA 98052-3557 USA. Organization: Amaxra. Audience for this event: Business people, technologists, friends, partners. Event Size: 50. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Friday, October 18, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Amaxra, Inc. Redmond, WA 98052-3557 USA. For more info visit www.amaxra.com.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer 5K Walk

The American Cancer Society is hosting our annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer walk on Saturday, October 19th at Gas Works Park, and YOU’RE INVITED! Registration opens at 9:00 am and the walk kicks off at 10:00 am. Your participation allows us to accomplish our mission–to attack cancer from all angles and fund cancer research, programs, and services. Learn more and register for this free dog-friendly community event at www.makingstrideswalk.org/seattlewa. Organization: American Cancer Society. Audience for this event: Everyone! Event Size: 2500. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. 2101 N Northlake Way, Seattle, WA 98103. For more info visit www.makingstrideswalk.org.

Seattle Swiss 2019 Fall Dinner

Don't miss out on this annual popular event! We have a new location for our annual dinner, the Lilac Café in downtown Kirkland. We have a 45 guest limit, so reserve early to guarantee your spot! Social hour: 6:00 - 7:00 Dinner: 7:00 Email: seattleswissclub@gmail.com. Organization: Seattle Swiss Society. Audience for this event: All who love Switzerland. Event Size: 45. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Saturday, October 19, 2019, 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Lilac Café 212 Central Way Kirkland. For more info visit www.seattleswiss.org.

Run Scared

Earn your candy at the 11th annual Run Scared! Epic costume contest, candy at the half way mark, pre-race scavenger hunt, photo booth, pumpkin bread, candy corn tasting bar and a free kids dash. Participate in the 10K run, 5K run or 4K walk. Chip timing, gender specific race shirts, free photos. Benefits The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Organization: Run for Good Racing Company. Audience for this event: All ages, runners, walkers and community supporters. Event Size: 900. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Sunday, October 27, 2019, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Seward Park 5895 Lake Washington Blvd S Seattle, WA 98118. For more info visit www.runscared5k.com.

The Whisky Extravaganza

Whether a whisky aficionado or at the beginning of your whisky affair, you’ll no doubt find something to ignite your passion at The Whisky Extravaganza. Join fellow enthusiasts in an exploration of over a hundred expressions of the most prestigious single malt, premium Scotch and other unique whiskies from around the world. Organization: The Whisky Extravaganza. Audience for this event: Anyone who loves whisky! Event Size: 750. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Friday, November 1, 2019, 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM. The Rainier Club 820 4th Ave Seattle, Washington 98104. For more info visit thewhiskyextravaganza.com.

Seattle Restaurant Alliance Monthly Meeting

Each month, the Seattle Restaurant Alliance meets to network and discuss issues affecting business. This is a membership event. Check out membership options or request guest invitation on SRA website. Check SRA website to confirm time and place of monthly meetings . https://seattlerestaurantalliance.com. Organization: Seattle Restaurant Alliance. Audience for this event: Restaurateurs. Event Size: Varies. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, November 6, 2019, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM. Seattle, WA. For more info visit seattlerestaurantalliance.com.

IRMI Construction Risk Conference

CRC is the best educational forum to learn the latest construction risk management and insurance trends and strategies. You will have the opportunity to network with leaders in the industry who can help you enhance your competitive position using our risk management and insurance programs. Organization: IRMI. Audience for this event: Anyone who must understand, mitigate or insure risks in the construction industry. Event Size: 2000. Is this a nonprofit event? No. Sunday, November 10, 2019, 8:00 AM – Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 4:00 PM. Washington State Convention Center. For more info visit www.irmi.com.

Free seminar: Learn how to optimize your business.

Zoho's holding a free educational seminar on November 12th in Seattle.  Register now: zco.to/calendar19 Learn how to enhance your business' productivity, increase customer satisfaction, and increase growth with one cloud-based platform. Zoho experts will go over how you can manage everything from sales and marketing to finance, support, analytics, and beyond. They'll also cover basics and best practices, and even show you tips and tricks to drive more sales and collaborate seamlessly. Free breakfast included. Some highlights: Learn best practices for managing your business online: From finance to HR and CRM to support, we'll help optimize your business processes. Learn how to maximize your CRM to drive sales and get a unified overview of your business.  Bring all your questions for our Zoho One experts to answer. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW: zco.to/calendar19. Organization: Zoho. Audience for this event: Small business owners or entrepreneurs. Event Size: 50. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 8:30 AM – 12:15 PM. 2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66 Seattle, WA 98121. For more info visit www.zoho.com.

Beyond Pink: Lifting Up Local Expertise

Please join us on Wednesday, November 13th, 2019 for Beyond Pink: Lifting Up Local Expertise, hosted by the Justice for Girls Coalition of Washington State. Beyond Pink is a one-day summit and training for girl*-serving advocates and professionals who work in systems including schools, youth development, child welfare, juvenile justice, health, mental health and housing. There are two tracks: Training and Advocacy, that will help you create supportive environments, policies and practices. This year, the Training track will build upon your knowledge of girl-centered practices and teach practical skills that you can bring back to your agency. The Advocacy track will be a working meeting to drive momentum on policy priorities for the upcoming legislative session. In addition to the tracks, there will be roundtable discussions lead by subject matter experts on topics such as Developing Girl-centered Service Models, Ending Detention for Status Offenses and Youth Homelessness. Advocacy and direct service folks from… Organization: The Justice for Girls Coalition. Audience for this event: Washington state girl-serving advocates and professionals. Event Size: 120. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Wednesday, November 13, 2019, 8:30 AM – 7:00 PM. Pacific Tower - 1200 12th Ave South Seattle, WA 98144. For more info visit beyondpink.ticketbud.com.

Coffee with an Expert

Join JP O'Donnell and Amaxra every third Friday from 8-10 AM for Coffee with an Expert. Open to local business owners, managers and executives interested in this month's topic. Normally, around 50 people attend. RSVP and registration required. This is not a selling opportunity for professional services, insurance, real estate, etc. Find topic, speaker and registration at: https://www.amaxra.com/events/friday-coffee Amaxra, Inc. 8575 154th Ave NE Redmond, WA 98052-3557 USA. Organization: Amaxra. Audience for this event: Business people, technologists, friends, partners. Event Size: 50. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Friday, November 15, 2019, 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Amaxra, Inc. Redmond, WA 98052-3557 USA. For more info visit www.amaxra.com.

"Russia"

Possessing “genuine lyricism and profound sorrow,” Shostakovich’s Symphony No. 9 captures the spirit of Russia in 1945: a fascinating mix of defiance and beauty. See and hear some of the best musicians in the PNW bring this epic composition to life this November! Organization: Seattle Youth Symphony Orchestras. Audience for this event: Any/everyone. Event Size: 1100. Is this a nonprofit event? Yes. Sunday, November 17, 2019, 3:00 PM – 5:00 PM. 200 University Street, Seattle, Washington. For more info visit syso.org.