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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

May 2018

INTA 2018 Annual Meeting (International Trademark Association), May 19-23

Join IP professionals, including practitioners, IP Office and government officials, marketers, CEOs and brand protection professionals, from around the world for INTA’s 140th Annual Meeting, May 19–23, 2018, in scenic Seattle, Washington.

The world’s largest and most widely attended trademark event, INTA’s Annual Meeting, offers you the unmatched opportunity to examine key industry issues, gain actionable insights, forge critical partnerships, exchange ideas, and come away energized and equipped to meet the challenges and opportunities offered by a constantly evolving IP landscape.

The 2018 Annual Meeting will take place in the centrally-located Washington State Convention Center, an industry leader in conservation and recycling. Dedicated to environmental building practices and “green” operations for more than two decades, the Convention Center is surrounded by plenty of hotel choices in this walking-friendly city.

https://www.inta.org/2018Annual/Pages/Home.aspx

June 2018

American Transplant Congress 2018, June 2-6

The 2018 American Transplant Congress is the Joint Annual Meeting of the American Society of Transplant Surgeons and the American Society of Transplantation.  The American Transplant Congress will take place June 2 – 6, 2018 in Seattle, Washington.

The American Transplant Congress is designed for physicians, surgeons, scientists, nurses, organ procurement personnel, pharmacists and other transplant professionals who are interested in the clinical and research aspects of solid organ and tissue transplantation.  The meeting will provide the most current information in the field of transplant science.

https://atcmeeting.org/general-information

PNW Endovascular Conference 2018, June 14-15

Over the last decade, the Pacific Northwest Endovascular Conference (PNEC) has set the bar for quality endovascular education and training in the Northwest region. With its interactive learning format, world-class faculty, focused breakout sessions and opportunities for physicians in training, PNEC has emerged as a regional powerhouse with national recognition.

http://www.pnec-seattle.org/

NAFCU – 51st Annual Conference And Solutions Expo (North American Federal Credit Unions), June 18-22

You’ve never been to a conference like NAFCU’s 51st Annual Conference & Solutions Expo in beautiful Seattle, Washington. This is the largest conference in the industry for today’s credit union executives and board members to build, improve upon, and implement better strategic planning.

Day 1: Benefit from a full environmental scan so you totally understand what’s happening now, and what you should put in place to be ready for the future.

Day 2: Get big ideas from 4 big thinkers, then deep dive into each topic with hands-on workshops led by the keynoters themselves.

Day 3: Learn how to best integrate the prior two days of ideas and lessons into your credit union, so you can quickly and efficiently accomplish excellence.

http://nafcu-annual.org/

AEE 2018 West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC), June 20-21

The West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC) is the largest energy conference and technology expo held on the U.S. West Coast specifically for business, industrial and institutional energy users. It brings together the top experts in all areas of the field to help you set a clear, optimum path to energy efficiency, facility optimization and sustainability.

EMC, presented by the Association of Energy Engineers, is designed specifically to facilitate those seeking to expand their knowledge of fast-moving developments in the energy field, explore promising new technologies, compare energy supply options, and learn about innovative and cost-conscious project implementation strategies.

http://www.energyevent.com/

AcademyHealth 2018 Annual Research Meeting

The AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM) is the gathering place for individuals leading the charge to transform delivery systems and health care in a rapidly changing landscape. Over the course of this three-day conference, more than 2,500 individual attendees work together to share and strengthen the evidence needed to inform the decisions that affect the health of individuals and communities.

https://www.academyhealth.org/events/2018-06/2018-annual-research-meeting

July 2018

Moz 2018 MozCon, July 9-11

Join the Moz Community at the WSCC for a three-day, one-track conference full of forward-thinking, tactical sessions in SEO, growth marketing, the mobile landscape, analytics, content marketing, and more. At MozCon you’ll connect with our amazing community of industry leaders, chat with the speakers and Moz staff, pick up some cool swag, and even get a hug from our friendly robot, Roger.

https://moz.com/mozcon

ASHE (American Society for Healthcare Engineering), July 15-18

This year at the Washington State Convention Center more than 4,000 health care facility and engineering professionals gathered onsite at the 2017 ASHE Annual Conference and Technical Exhibition to network in Seattle, find new solutions, and learn alongside one another. The ASHE Annual Conference creates the ideal environment to connect with fellow colleagues while preparing yourself for future trends and challenges in health care. Attendees can earn up to 20.5 contact hours and gain valuable tools and resources to better navigate to ever changing health care landscape.

Join ASHE in Seattle as we prepare for the future of healthcare and take the time to review and develop your career game plan.

http://www.ashe.org/annual/index.shtml

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/

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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

May

Living Future Conference 2018, May 2-4

Living Future at the Oregon Convention Center is the forum for leading minds in the green building movement seeking solutions to the most daunting global issues of our time.

Out-of-the-ordinary learning and networking formats lend to the design strategies and cutting-edge technical information that abounds at Living Future. Come celebrate 12 years of innovation and experience the added noteworthy twists that will exemplify the essence of the unConference.

Living Future is all about cross-industry collaboration. We believe regenerative design can only happen when all voices are brought to the table. If you’re interested in making a difference in your community, then there’s a place for you at Living Future.

http://2018.livingfutureunconference.org/about/

OAME 30th Annual Trade Show & Luncheon, May 9-10 (Oregon Association of Minority Entrepreneurs)

The 30th Annual OAME Trade Show and Luncheon is designed for purchasers and buyers from the Public and Private agencies to network with Minority, Women and Emerging Small Businesses (MWESBs). Everyone is welcome to come and market their business or simply network.

https://www.oame.org/tradeshow/

National Business Media: The NBM Show, May 11-12

THE NBM SHOW, produced by NBM (National Business Media) and NBM Events, is the only event that offers you multiple dimensions of opportunity to improve your business by combining the very latest equipment, supplies and services in the sign making, digital printing, apparel, apparel decorating, embroidery, screenprinting, sublimation, awards, engraving and custom gift market.

Attendees of THE NBM SHOW at the Oregon Convention Center are entrepreneurial graphics professionals actively looking for new vendors, equipment and product expansion ideas.

https://thenbmshow.com/

Portland General Electric 2018 Diversity Conference, May 23

For more than a century, PGE has been investing in programs and events that reflect our customers’ values, our employees’ community interests, and the needs of the communities we serve. This event will be held at the Oregon Convention Center. 

https://www.portlandgeneral.com/corporate-responsibility/strong-communities

June 2018

American Association of Woodturners: The 32nd Annual National AAW Symposium 2018, June 13-17

Join us for the AAW’s 32nd Annual International Symposium at the Oregon Convention Center! The conference will bring together more than more than 1,200 turners from around the globe to learn, share, and celebrate the art and craft of woodturning making it the largest woodturning event in the world. No other event offers as many opportunities to learn from the world’s best.

Many events are open to the public, including an enormous trade show jam-packed with the newest woodturning products, tool and lathe manufacturers, and supplies; an Instant Gallery and themed exhibitions; as well as benefit auctions and opportunities to support local charities.

http://www.woodturner.org/

Clean Pacific 2018 Conference and Exhibition, June 18-21

CLEAN PACIFIC is designed to bring together stakeholders in spill prevention and response from government, environmental, emergency planning and emergency response industries to discuss lessons-learned, hear best practices, and view new products and solutions from a wide-variety of companies. The 2016 conference agenda covered spill prevention and response for marine, inland waterways, rail and pipeline and was broken out into three tracks: Planning and Preparedness, Prevention, and Response and Recovery.

The program was carefully developed by an Advisory Committee made up of top-notch experts representing State/Provincial and Federal Government, industry and non-profit partners in oil spill prevention, preparedness and response.

http://2018.cleanpacific.org/

Roadmap 11 2018, June 18-21

EV Roadmap brings together leaders from throughout the electric transportation ecosystem to explore the latest innovations, connect with industry leaders and map the road ahead.

Now in its 11th year, the conference is presented by Forth and was founded by Portland General Electric and Portland State University.

We opened our doors as Drive Oregon in 2011, when the first mass-market electric vehicles were just coming to showrooms and “self-driving cars” were a science fiction fantasy.

In 2017 we became Forth. Our growing vision includes a range of smart mobility approaches, a larger team, and new partners.

https://forthmobility.org/

Western Winter Sports Reps Association: Northwest Summer Preview 2018, June 19-21

Western Winter Sports Representatives Association is a not-for-profit association that sponsors trade events in the winter, active lifestyles and outdoor industries.

In addition to producing industry trade events, WWSRA offers many resources and services to the reps and retailers in the active sports industry.

https://www.wwsra.com/show-schedule/northwest-preview-/

Super Cluster Conference, June 20-21 (Technology Association of Oregon)

The Technology Association of Oregon the force behind the tech industry—supporting entrepreneurs, connecting peers and decision makers and helping establish the Northwest as a global hub for innovation.  Become a member company today to expand your network, support employee growth and increase your brand awareness and regional impact.

http://www.techoregon.org/what-we-do

Northwest District Convention of the Lutheran Church – Missouri Synod, June 21-23

The 2018 LCMS Northwest District Convention is scheduled for Thursday, June 21, to Saturday, June 23, in Portland, Oregon at the Oregon Convention Center.

Conventions are held every three years by each of The Lutheran Church—Missouri Synod’s 35 districts. The schedule includes time for conducting business, electing officers and sharing information, and the conventions also offer opportunities for worship, nurture, inspiration and fellowship.

Pastors, teachers and other commissioned ministers, and lay delegates elected by congregations are required to attend. General sessions are open to anyone who wishes to attend as an observer, and guests are also invited to the worship services.

https://calendar.lcms.org/event/northwest-district-convention-2018/ 

American Homebrewers Association: AHA Homebrew Con 2018, June 28-30

Homebrew Con at the Oregon Convention Center is the ultimate experience for the greatest hobby there is—homebrewing! If you are interested in learning to homebrew or gain a better understanding of beer, mead and cider you’ve come to the right place. With 60 educational sessions, a homebrew expo to rule them all, and the legendary Club Night, Homebrew Con is sure to become your annual pilgrimage along with over 2,000+ of your new best friends.

Homebrew Con registration is done on a first-come-first-served basis, so act fast! Please use caution when booking travel plans. The AHA recommends waiting until your conference registration is confirmed before scheduling major travel plans.

https://www.homebrewcon.org/

July

2018 Bead Faire, July 6-8

With nearly 50 shows a year, Gem Faire brings to the West Coast, including the Oregon Convention Center, quality gems, beads, crystals, minerals, findings and earth treasures directly to your town. Gem Faire vendors offer quality merchandise at manufacturers’ prices. You’ll discover fine jewelry, costume jewelry, precious and semi-precious gemstones, millions of beads, sparkling crystals, gold & silver, tools, jewelry supplies and boxes all under one roof! Gem Faire dealers are direct importers, wholesalers and manufacturers so you are buying from the source!

https://gemfaire.com/

Society for Industrial & Applied Mathematics (SIAM), July 9-13

The SIAM meeting is being held jointly with the SIAM Conference on Mathematical Aspects of Materials Science (MS18), the SIAM Conference on Applied Mathematics Education (ED18) and the SIAM Workshop on Network Science (NS18).

http://www.siam.org/meetings/an18/

OSCON 2018, Open Source Convention, July 16-19

OSCON has been ground zero of the open source movement. In its 20th year, OSCON at the Oregon Convention Center continues to be the catalyst for innovation and success for companies.

Unlike other conferences, we cover open source projects across all origins and affiliations—our program focuses solely on projects in areas of innovation. OSCON isn’t just open source, OSCON is: Open source + AI, Open source + blockchain, Open source + infrastructure, Open source + edge computing, Open source + open data, Open source + community, Open source = Innovation

https://conferences.oreilly.com/oscon/oscon-or

International Lactation Consultant Association (ILCA) 2018 Conference, July 18-21

The ILCA Conference is in Portland, Oregon at the Oregon Convention Center on July 18-21 with the theme:  TOGETHER: Changing Your Community and the World. Learn: Discover new clinical techniques, try out new ways of connecting with families, engage with new research, and come prepared to challenge old ways of thinking. Our 2018 slate of speakers includes top thinkers and innovators from around the world.

http://www.ilca.org/main/learning/conference/ilca18home

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 

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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.”