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If you haven’t heard yet, the Northwest Event Show will be live and in-person on March 1st, 2022, at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center. We couldn’t be more thrilled! The Northwest Event Show is the longest-running events industry gathering in the PNW where the best in the event industry come together to connect, laugh and learn. If you are in the Pacific Northwest, you have to attend! Wonder why? Here are the top six reasons below! 

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1. Connect 

It’s been a long time since we could gather safely in person. And we can’t wait to do it again!  Let’s admit it, networking online just isn’t the same. One of the greatest opportunities when attending any industry conference in person is the chance to connect and network. Nothing beats the serendipitous moments live events can spark. It’s time to reconnect with friends and partners and make new connections. The Northwest Event Show is the best place to make vital industry connections with over 150 of the area’s top event businesses and services all in one place, on one day! 

2. Learn From Other Industry Professionals 

The Northwest Event Show is packed full of the top talent in our industry. There is so much to learn from everyone who attends. Attending the show allows you to listen to different perspectives, learn from others’ successes and failures, and share insights. These insights could prevent you from making costly mistakes later on. You can learn from anyone you meet, from other attendees to trade show exhibitors, soak it all in so you can expand your knowledge and strengthen your skills. 

Are you interested in exhibiting at the NWES? Find out the top 8 reasons why you should exhibit at the Northwest Event Show here! 

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3. Find Solutions To Problems

Our exhibitors are the best in the industry and will educate you on upcoming trends, the latest technology, and solutions for your planning pain points. Our event attracts the top event planners, producers, and companies in the PNW. You’ll find valuable solutions from the attendees you connect with and the exhibitors on the show floor. We vet every exhibitor and only allow the best of the best to have a booth, making it easy to find top vendors and services that will help you bring even your biggest event ideas to life! We promise you will leave ready to take on the next big event! 

4. Stay Inspired and Current on The Latest Trends 

Are you feeling a bit out of the loop? You’re not alone. It’s no secret the industry has changed drastically in the last year. Industry events and trade shows help keep you up to date on what is trending and give you a pulse on the state of the industry, and the Northwest Event Show does just that. Take inspiration from our exhibitors and seek new ideas. On our show floor, you will see demonstrations of leading event technology, current trends in design, and so much more! Keeping current on event trends allows you to stay competitive and keep your clients happy. 

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5. Keep Employees Engaged and Excited 

Help re-ignite your team’s love for the events industry. So many event professionals are experiencing burnout, and let’s not even talk about the great resignation. Coming to a trade show that inspires, educates, and allows team members to connect will help re-energize and engage your team. Allow your team to attend and absorb all the inspiration. There is nothing quite like the magic of an industry event. It’s a powerful way to reaffirm your team’s purpose and reason for being in this industry!

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6. Increase Brand Awareness 

Make sure your company is present. Whether you’re exhibiting or attending, your company is being seen. Connecting in person is a powerful way to meet people who might need your products or services. It’s way better than sending emails or cold-calling! Being at industry events can also lead to your brand being top of mind when other industry players are looking to make purchases in your niche. You can meet new clients, gain referrals, and spark other opportunities. The potential positive impact on your brand is truly exponential!

Don’t Miss Out! Come to the Northwest Event Show! 

That’s it! Our top 6 reasons to attend the Northwest Event Show. Are you ready to connect, explore and enjoy the event with the best industry professionals in the PNW? For only $25, you’ll gain access to all the exhibits and special programs taking place in conjunction with the 2022 NWES. A full day of face-to-face connection and inspiration. What are you waiting for? Get your tickets now.