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Since 1992, Exhibits Northwest has been the #1 source for trade show solutions in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Whether you need a 10 ft. portable display or a custom island exhibit, our local production facilities can handle any request, often with short lead times.  

Contact our Seattle or Portland offices for rental and purchase options. In addition to displays, we rent counters, monitor stands, charging stations, and overhead hanging signs. Get “More Than You Expect” from the trade show professionals at Exhibits Northwest.

Washington State Convention Center and Other Seattle Area Facilities

August2018

IAFF 54th Convention (International Association of Fire Fighters), August 6-10

The IAFF is the driving force behind nearly every advance in the fire and emergency services in the 21st century. With headquarters in Washington, DC, and Ottawa, Ontario, the IAFF represents more than 310,000 full-time professional fire fighters and paramedics in more than 3,200 affiliates. IAFF members protect more than 85 percent of the population in communities throughout the United States and Canada.

https://convention2018.iaff.org/

17th Annual Gender Odyssey Conference, August 9-12

Gender Odyssey Seattle is an international conference focused on the needs and interests of transgender and gender diverse children of all ages, their families and supporters, and the professionals who serve them.

The conference is packed with thought-provoking workshops, including medical information and consultation opportunities, professional education, discussion groups, networking, children and youth programming, and social events. This annual gathering attracts people from all over the world for an uplifting weekend of connection, support, and community at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, USA.

http://www.genderodyssey.org/seattle/

Seattle Gift Show – Summer 2018, August 17-20

A trip to the Seattle Gift Show will help you truly set your store apart.  As you walk the show floor, you’ll discover countless new designs, creative styles and regional artisans you just won’t see at other markets. 

The Seattle Gift Show at the Washington State Convention Center comes together with the Seattle Mart showroom building to co-host Seattle Market Week – offering everything you need to refresh your shelves and boost your business. Free shuttle service, one badge gives you access to both venues and discounted hotel rates.

https://www.seattlegiftshow.com/312/seattle-gift-show-home.htm

September 2018

Dam Safety 2018, September 9-13

The Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO) is a national non-profit organization serving state dam safety programs and the broader dam safety community, which includes federal dam safety professionals, dam owners and operators, engineering consultants, emergency managers, manufacturers, suppliers, academia, contractors, and others interested in improving dam safety.

https://damsafety.org/training-center/conference/dam-safety-2018

World Molecular Imaging Congress 2018, September 12-15

Held at the Washington State Convention Center, the World Molecular Imaging Congress (WMIC) is organized by the World Molecular Imaging Society (WMIS) and is led by senior academic and industry professionals who have widely recognized expertise in molecular imaging.

http://www.wmis.org/2018-wmic/

Build Expo USA, September 17-20

Build Expo provides the building and construction industry an unrivaled environment to meet a lot of your buyers all in one place. By attending, you have the chance to meet with exhibitors, check out new developments and keep a close eye on your competition. In addition, you can try out new products, attend demonstrations and compare features and prices.

http://buildexpousa.com/index.html

AZA 2018 Annual Conference, September 23-27

The Association of Zoos & Aquariums (AZA) Annual Conference is the largest, most comprehensive zoo and aquarium professionals’ event in the country. The Conference offers attendees valuable networking and learning opportunities, and the chance to explore cutting-edge product and service providers.

Attending the AZA Annual Conference provides opportunities to:

  • Explore ideas and best practices with more than 150 education program sessions, poster presentations, and round-table topic discussions;
  • Discover successes and lessons learned from a community of veterans and young professionals – large and small facilities alike;
  • Experience new technology and services in a diverse Exhibit Hall featuring more than 150 companies and organizations showcasing their latest products;
  • Connect with more than 2,800 dedicated colleagues at AZA-accredited aquariums and zoos who share a common vision to protect and save species.

https://annual.aza.org/

October

Out & Equal 2018 Workplace Summit, October 1-4

The 2018 Workplace Summit in Seattle features three days of educational opportunities including over 90 workshops, featured panels, community advisory roundtables, special networking mixers, receptions and events, and inspirational plenaries featuring prominent LGBTQ and ally leaders and amazing performances. 

Each year, over 4000 employees including executives, Employee Resource Group members, HR and Diversity and Inclusion professionals join other experts to share strategies and best practices to create workplaces which are inclusive of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions. 

http://outandequal.org/event/2018summit/

SHSMD 2018 Connections, October 7-10 (Society for Healthcare Strateg and Market Development)

The American Hospital Association’s SHSMD is proud to host the event of the year for health care marketing, communications, business development and strategic planning professionals in Seattle: SHSMD Connections.

http://www.shsmd.org/conference/18/

NABTU 2018 WBN Conference, October 12-14

Join the NABTU on October 12-14, 2018 for their Women Build Nations conference in Seattle, Washington.

NABTU is dedicated to the stability of employment and economic security of organized construction workers in North America. Our purpose is to create more work opportunities, achieve living wages and protect benefit standards, not just for the members of our 14 national and international union affiliates, but for all construction workers.

https://www.opcmia.org/event/nabtu-wbn/

Northwest Event Show 2018, October 16

THE LARGEST TRADE SHOW IN THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST FOR MEETING & EVENT PLANNERS. The Northwest Event Show is for meeting and event planners and members of the hospitality industry.

https://nweventshow.com/

Worldwide ERC – Global Workforce Symposium 2018, October 17-19

Worldwide ERC invites the international mobility community to gather in Seattle, Washington for this year’s bigger, bolder GWS.

Experience the new Worldwide ERC as we bring industry builders, innovators, and disruptors together to share distinct global perspectives and build mobility solutions for today and the future. ERCGWS is the largest global mobility meeting in the world. With a long-standing history, this meeting brings together the leaders in our industry who are innovating and disrupting daily mobility practices.

Network, benchmark, collaborate, and reconnect with industry peers and experts against the backdrop of breathtaking views in one of the United States’ largest port cities.

https://www.worldwideerc.org/events-directory/gws/home

ACCP 2018 Annual Meeting, October 20-23 (Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy)

The American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) is a professional and scientific society that provides leadership, education, advocacy, and resources enabling clinical pharmacists to achieve excellence in practice, research, and education.

ACCP is the professional home for clinical pharmacy practitioners, scientists, educators, administrators, students, residents, and fellows from more than 60 countries committed to excellence in clinical pharmacy.

https://www.accp.com/meetings/gc18/index.aspx

AACAP 2018 Annual Meeting, October 21-28 (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry)

AACAP’s 65th Annual Meeting is the world’s largest gathering place for leaders in the field of child and adolescent psychiatry, children’s mental health, and other allied disciplines. The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry encourages all organizations committed to children’s mental health to support the clinical practice and science of child and adolescent psychiatry through our Annual Meeting. We are anticipating attendance of over 4,000 medical professionals in Seattle, WA this year.

https://www.aacap.org/AACAP/CME_and_Meetings/Annual_Meeting/65th_Annual_Meeting/65th_AM_Home.aspx

GeekGirlCon 2018, October 27-28

Join us October 27 and 28, 2018 for the eighth annual GeekGirlCon! Held in the heart of downtown Seattle, our two-day convention sets up an inclusive environment to celebrate every geek and honor the legacy of women’s contributions to science, technology, comics, arts, literature, game play, game design, and beyond. GeekGirlCon is a welcoming environment for geeks of all ages.

https://geekgirlcon.com/

ASC 2018, October 28 – November 2 (Applied Superconductivity Conference)

For more than five decades, the Applied Superconductivity Conference has been an important gathering point for the electronics, large scale, and materials fields within the applied superconductivity community, and we’re proud to continue that tradition this year in Seattle, a vibrant urban city set in what is truly one of the most beautiful parts of North America. We hope you will be able to enjoy much of what the city and the region has to offer, and we are also working hard on a technical program that will represent a wide cross-section of the field and an exhibition that will allow you to connect with the industrial representatives who are critical to enabling us, as scientists and engineers, to do our work.

http://ascinc.org/ 

November

College Fair 2018, November 2-3

Free and open to the public, NACAC Fairs connect you with hundreds of colleges and universities in one location. This year’s event will be held at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle.

https://www.nacacfairs.org/attend/national-college-fairs/seattle-national-college-fair/

Pass Summit, November 5-9

PASS Summit is where the world’s largest community for technical data professionals come together for a week of learning, networking, career development, and fun at the Washington State Convention Center. PASS Summit is a leading event in the annual industry calendar.

Every year, over 4000 attendees receive world-class, practical training on the latest technologies and services from global industry experts. Numerous onsite and offsite activities and sponsor events round out the full PASS Summit experience, providing a conference that is repeatedly rated among the highest in the industry.

Our founding partner Microsoft provides access to product and engineering experts, with customer advisory teams on-hand to answer all your technical questions, provide support, and detail all the latest technological advances.

https://www.pass.org/AttendanEvent/Conferences/PASSSummit.aspx

ACAAI 2018 Annual Meeting, November 15-19 (American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology)

The ACAAI Annual Meeting Program Committee is developing best-in-class educational sessions for this year’s Annual Scientific Meeting, Nov. 15-19 in Seattle – Practice Empowerment. Patients. Community. Partners.

Arrive early for the Thursday program focused on immunomodulators/biologics, and stay through Monday to hear about the latest changes in the allergy continuum and to attend the MOC Continuous Assessment Program (CAP) Review. All weekend catch new session formats like ask the expert roundtables and interdisciplinary panels.

https://annualmeeting.acaai.org/

NCTM 2018 Regional Conference & Exposition, November 28-30 (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

NCTM Regional Conferences and Expositions are an opportunity to share knowledge and learn with leaders in the field of mathematics education. Gain new strategies to unleash the mathematical mind of every student when you join NCTM in Seattle this fall at the Washington State Convention Center.

https://www.nctm.org/Seattle/

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Contact our Seattle or Portland offices for both rental and purchase options. We even rent counters, monitor stands, charging stations, and tables. When you work with Exhibits Northwest, you’ll always get “More Than You Expect.”

Trade Shows in the Pacific Northwest

Since 1992, Exhibits Northwest has been the #1 source for trade show solutions in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and Montana. Whether you need a 10 ft. portable display or a custom island exhibit, our local production facilities can handle any request, often with short lead times.  

Contact our Seattle or Portland offices for rental and purchase options. In addition to displays, we rent counters, monitor stands, charging stations, and overhead hanging signs. Get “More Than You Expect” from the trade show professionals at Exhibits Northwest.

Oregon Convention Center and Portland Expo Center

August 2018

Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference 2018, August 14-17

The annual Medicaid Enterprise Systems Conference (formerly known as the MMIS Conference) brings together thought leaders from the public and private sectors to share ideas and information related to Medicaid systems and initiatives. The event will be held at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR.

http://www.mesconference.org/

NW Materials Show 2018, August 15-16

This is the 51st Semi-Annual NW Materials Show held at the Oregon Convention Center. For attendee and exhibitor information see the link below.

https://americanevents.com/nw-show/

Farwest Show 2018, August 22-24

Farwest Show at the Oregon Convention Center is the largest green industry trade show in the West (over 6,000 walked the show floor in 2016). No other show offers nearly everything the industry has to offer under one roof, AND the ability to source plant material in the heart of nursery country.

Farwest offers the complete trade show experience. With over 400 exhibitors, Farwest is your ticket to the nursery and retail garden center industry. Whether you’re a grower, retailer, wholesale buyer, supplier, or a landscape professional, you will find a host of new ideas to increase efficiency, sales and profitability.

http://www.farwestshow.com/

Cannabis Science Conference, August 27-29

Cannabis Science Conference is the world’s largest and most technical cannabis science expo. Our conference pulls together cannabis industry experts, instrument manufacturers, testing labs, research scientists, medical practitioners, policy makers and interested novices.

Our annual event is aimed at improving cannabis science. Join us in Portland, Oregon, for an exciting conference with keynotes, presentations, round table discussions and exhibits. At our inaugural event we hosted over 750 attendees from all over the world! Our second event hosted over 2,000 attendees from over 24 countries!

https://www.cannabisscienceconference.com 

September 2018

Rose City Comic Con 2018, September 7-9

Portland’s premier pop-culture event, Rose City Comic Con is produced locally with a focus on creating a fun and friendly event for everyone! The event is held at the Oregon Convention Center.

While our primary focus is that of comics, comic creators, and the creative process, Rose City Comic Con also provides its attendees with access to gaming, sci-fi, cosplay, anime, fantasy, and everything in between. Our goal is to provide you with a rewarding, fun, and family-friendly event experience.

https://rosecitycomiccon.com/

DevOpsDays PDX 2018, September 11-13

DevOpsDays Portland takes place September 12th and 13th at the Oregon Convention Center.

https://www.devopsdays.org/events/2018-portland/welcome/

Association for Science and Information Coffee, September 15-20

In collaboration with the Specialty Coffee Association, ASIC is proud to present its 27th biennial conference in Portland, Oregon at the Oregon Convention Center.

The Association for Science and Information on Coffee (ASIC) is the only independent, non-profit organization in the world whose scientific mission is specifically devoted to the coffee tree, the coffee bean and the coffee drink.

https://www.asicportland.org/

Oregon Health Care Association Annual Convention and Tradeshow 2018, September 17-18

Founded in 1950, the Oregon Health Care Association (OHCA) improves the lives of seniors and people with disabilities by promoting quality long term care in Oregon. A statewide, nonprofit trade association, OHCA is the largest long-term care trade association in Oregon, representing more than 1,000 organizations and 90 percent of long term care providers in the state.

https://www.ohca.com/events/annual-convention/

IEEE Energy Conversion Congress & Exposition (ECCE), September 25-27

The Tenth Annual IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition (ECCE 2018) will be held in Portland, Oregon, USA on September 23 – 27, 2018. ECCE 2018 is the pivotal international conference and exposition event on electrical and electromechanical energy conversion field.

ECCE 2018 will feature both industry-driven and application-oriented technical sessions, as expositions. ECCE 2018 will bring together practicing engineers, researchers and other professionals for interactive and multidisciplinary discussions on the latest advances in various areas related to energy conversion.

http://www.ieee-ecce.org/2018/

Body Mind Spirit Expo, September 28-30

Body Mind Spirit brings refreshed energy to the holistic movement in 2018. Join us for the latest in new thought presentations, the best advances in alternative health and as always the nation’s finest selections of psychics and mediums. This year we have themed our events “Be the Change” and we invite you to consider this theme throughout the weekend. We want you to step to the next level of your own glorious being. With wonderful exhibits and free presentations, the expo truly will have you smiling throughout the weekend.

We will look forward to seeing you at the beautiful Oregon Convention Center (Hall E). Make sure to mark your calendars and we’ll see you at the expo!

http://www.bmse.net/bmseweb/event/eventhome.php?eid=271 

October

Society of American Foresters National Convention 2018, October 2-6

The Society of American Foresters Convention (SAF) in Portland, OR will explore the differences between policy and politics, and how science, management, and policy interact and integrate to inform and influence the conservation of forested landscapes. Plenary sessions will consider the role of science in policy decisions such as wildland fire policy, the role of scientists and managers in the policy process, and how we can better influence policy makers.

https://www.eforester.org/safconvention

AcroYoga – Divine Play Festival 2018, October 6-8

AcroYoga International supports all people through movement, connection, and play. This festival was created to highlight that experience.

AcroYoga International will bring over 1200 acrobats, AcroYogis, acrobats and therapeutic practitioners under one roof at the Oregon Convention Center October 2-8th 2017. This is the eighth year AYI has hosted this event, AcroYoga Fest: Divine Play, and the 5th year in Portland, Oregon. Now the largest AcroYoga festival in the world.

http://www.acroyoga.org/events/acroyogafestival

The RAD Expo, October 10-11

RAD Expo is a business-only event at the Oregon Convention Center that is 100% focused on the retail side of the industry. Attendance is free for licensed retail stores and dispensaries, as well as qualified applicants in states not yet issuing licenses.

All exhibitors will have products and services aimed at making retailers more profitable. It’s a national show featuring businesses from all over the U.S. Portland, Oregon sits squarely in the middle of the biggest legal marijuana market in the world. (60 million consumers in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska.)

https://www.theradexpo.com/

Great Western Council of Optometry: GWCO Congress 2018, October 11-13

The Great Western Council of Optometry (GWCO) was formed in 1991 to provide a common voice for members within organized optometry, facilitate communication, enhance professional development, and provide financial support to affiliated state optometric associations.

http://www.gwco.org/attendees

Oregon Wedding Showcase, October 20-21

For 30 years the award-winning Oregon Bridal Show has been helping engaged couples make their special day perfect. Meet the perfect wedding vendors. See runway fashion shows. Get ideas from the inspiration gallery. Find everything for your wedding in one place in one weekend at the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, OR. 

http://oregonweddingshowcase.com/

Kumoricon 2018, October 26-28

Altonimbus Entertainment is proud to continue an annual tradition of bringing fans together for a jam-packed extravaganza of everything that it means to be a fan of anime and Japanese popular culture. Gaining its namesake (kumori) from the Japanese word “cloudy,” Kumoricon embodies the best parts of fandom and what it is to live in the Pacific Northwest. The Kumoricon family is growing with every passing year, making us the largest anime convention in Oregon, and you helped make us that way.

https://www.kumoricon.org/

November

2018 APS Division of Plasma Physics Meeting, November 5-9

This premiere international meeting will be co-located with the 60th annual meeting of the American Physical Society’s Division of Plasma Physics (DPP).  The DPP co-location adds the dimension of high temperature plasma science and novel plasma applications.  The 2018 GEC will continue its tradition of offering a truly outstanding venue for presentation of leading research in low temperature plasma science and collision physics.  This year’s GEC program will feature Workshops and Non-Technical Programs designed that nicely complement the scientific program.

GEC is a special meeting of the Division of Atomic, Molecular and Optical Physics (DAMOP) of the American Physical Society.  GEC promotes invaluable exchange of scientific information, viewpoints, and approaches (experimental, theoretical, modeling, and numerical simulation) to understanding the physical and chemical processes occurring in partially ionized, collisional plasma and between the atoms, molecules, charged particles, photons, waves, and fields.  In recent years, the GEC has also been a leading venue for reporting on emergent areas of plasma-biotechnology, plasma medicine, plasma-metal catalysis, & atmospheric-pressure plasma systems.

http://apsgec.org/gec2018/

RMLS – SentriLock Lockbox Conversion, November 24-30

RMLS™ will be converting to the SentriLock lockbox system this fall, and naturally our subscribers have had many questions about different aspects of the process. We’ve done our best to provide equipment demonstrations (both in person and online), answer questions about system capabilities, and more.

The coming of fall means SentriLock conversion events will soon be happening around the region.

http://rmlscentral.com/2013/08/30/sentrilock-conversion-subscriber-questions-and-answers/

JLC LIVE Residential Construction Show 2018, July 29-30

Be a part of the only regional trade event in the Pacific Northwest for builders, remodelers, contractors and their crews. JLC LIVE Northwest will return for its 7th consecutive year this November at the Oregon Convention Center.  

JLC LIVE Northwest showcases over 70 building product manufacturers, including 3 manufacturer-led building clinics. Additionally, 5 LIVE building clinics and over 40 conference sessions, all led by nationally recognized experts who are available to sharpen both your business and your jobsite skills. You can also join us at the after-show party on Thursday to meet and network with your residential construction peers from all over the Pacific Northwest.

https://nw.jlclive.com/en/home.html

Oregon Bridal & Wedding Expo, November 18

At the #1 bridal & wedding services expo, you’ll find everything you need to have the perfect wedding day! Held at the Portland Expo Center.

Whether you envision a formal black-tie affair or a casual barefoot ceremony on the beach, our carefully selected experts are ready to offer advice in creating timeless memories for your perfect wedding.

http://www.bridalshowsor.com/ 

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Contact our Seattle or Portland offices for both rental and purchase options. We even rent counters, monitor stands, charging stations, and overhead signs. When you work with Exhibits Northwest, you’ll always get “More Than You Expect.”