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The Barn At Holly Farm Open House - April 4, 2018

Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 3:00pm – 7:00pm

EXPERIENCE the tranquility in this bucolic century-old barn tucked away just minutes from Bellevue.
IMMERSE your guests in the aura of our region’s agrarian history, paired with locally produced award-winning wines and culinary fare.
DISCOVER the healing beauty of The Barn at Holly Farm, where every event directly contributes to a child in need of equine therapy.
CREATE an ambience unique to your event…the opportunities are endless! 
Join us for this celebrated Grand Opening exclusive to event planners and leading industry partners! Build relationships and network with event pros in this stunning newly renovated venue sure to inspire the imagination.
Corporate Events — Farm to Table Dinners — Leadership Training — Weddings— Team Building Retreats  — Picnics on the Farm

The Barn at Holly Farm
19515 51st Ave SE
Bothell, WA 98012

NW Event Show 2017 is TOMORROW!!

MISS PRE-REGISTRATION FOR THE NW EVENT SHOW? There's still time to attend. Remember show admission is free!

ON-SITE REGISTRATION: Is available at the show entrance for you, your friends and guests. Just bring two (2) business cards to speed up the registration process.
THE 'DON'T MISS' EVENT: There's something for everyone at this year's NW Event Show. There are 194 booths featuring over 200 businesses and services and 100's of exhibitor personnel...all wanting to do business with YOU! There are over 80 new vendors! And don't forget the food...more than 25 caterers are offering samples!
FREE PARKING & SHUTTLE FROM THE EASTSIDE: For those of you coming from the Eastside, take advantage of free parking at Meydenbauer Center and the free shuttle to and from the NW Event Show at the WSCC. More info HERE.
PLAN YOUR SHOW VISIT: Want to see who the exhibitors are? Want to see a specific exhibitor and find their booth? Check out the interactive, online show floor plan HERE.
GET YOUR 2018 B&E EVENT RESOURCE GUIDE: Hot off the presses!! 544 pages of invaluable tips and event partner information. Free to attendees. Plus a great tote bag to stuff with all the goodies and swag you collect at the show.
THE EVENT PLANNER'S TRADESHOW: The NW Event Show is planned and produced by event planners for event planners to introduce you to the best event partners available in the Pacific Northwest. It's the largest trade show in the Pacific NW especially for event planners and the hospitality industry. Network. See old friends. Free admission. Free food. Free swag. What's not to love? It's truly a 'Can't afford to miss' event.

ILEA Seattle Features King Dahl For September 13, 2017 Meeting

MARK YOUR CALENDARS for a very special September meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 13, at Bell Harbor International Conference Center

The September 13th ILEA Seattle guest speaker will be the nationally renowned event planner, King Dahl. His whose long list of accomplishments includes Executive Director of Event Design at MGM Resorts, and inductee of the Event Solutions Magazine Hall of Fame. 

Passion, creativity, drive, and the relentless pursuit for perfection. These are necessary qualities that make up every successful event professional.

Stress, burn-out, overwork, and chaos. These conditions creep into our lives as event pros far too often.

How do you reach the highest levels of success AND build the life you want in a profession that is consistently on the Top 10 List of Most Stressful Jobs?

Take a ride with King Dahl as he shares entertaining stories and lessons learned throughout his extraordinary life as one of the most respected event producers in the world of special events.

When: Wednesday, September 13, 2017 • Time: 5:45-8:30pm
Where: Bell Harbor Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121




Foss Waterway Seaport & Cafe Pacific Catering Open House 5/17/17

Mark your calendars! May 11th, 5pm-7pm. Cafe Pacific Catering is hosting an Open House at Foss Waterway Seaport. Perfect location, right on the waterway. Come join B&E plus many other great vendors.

Limited admission and RSVP required
so get on the list soon at or 253.852.0135.


Eastlake Bar & Grill Private Rooftop Dining Open House May 4, 2017

Swing by Thursday May 4th, 2017 from 5pm-7pm and check out Eastlake Bar & Grill's private rooftop event space! There’s a beautiful view of Lake Union, private bar, HDTVs and sound system. There will be hosted appetizers and refreshments on deck, and if you book a party the day of we’ll put $100 towards your event! No reservations needed just show up and enjoy!

Eastlake Bar and Grill • 2947 Eastlake Ave E • Seattle, WA 98102


Waterways Cruises May 2nd Open House


Columbia Winery Has A Brand New Look! | B&E Event Planning Blog

Columbia Winery Has A Brand New Look!

Corporate planners got the chance to tour Columbia Winery and see the brand new, fully renovated event space and iconic Barrel Room April 6th at their spectacular Open House. Each space was themed for Holiday Parties or Summer Bashes. Of course everyone enjoyed small bites from Columbia’s preferred caterers, A Platinum EventSeastar/John Howie Catering, and Shooby Doo Catering plus sampling Columbia’s fabulous wines. 

We loved seeing and catching up with some of our favorite vendors including Pink Blossom Events, Fena Flowers, Espresso Elegance, CORT Party Rental, Perfect Press, Make a Scene, Butler Seattle, Street Treats, Shutter Bus Co. and The Fix Photo Group.

Columbia Winery’s event spaces  can comfortably accommodate groups up to 225 people for seated events, 300 for standing reception-style events.

Columbia Winery Has A Brand New Look! | B&E Event Planning Blog
Columbia Winery Has A Brand New Look! | B&E Event Planning Blog
Columbia Winery Has A Brand New Look! | B&E Event Planning Blog
Columbia Winery Has A Brand New Look! | B&E Event Planning Blog
Columbia Winery Has A Brand New Look! | B&E Event Planning Blog
Columbia Winery Has A Brand New Look! | B&E Event Planning Blog
Columbia Winery Has A Brand New Look! | B&E Event Planning Blog
Columbia Winery Has A Brand New Look! | B&E Event Planning Blog
All photos by The Fix Photo Group.

Event Vendors:
- Columbia Winery 
- A Platinum Event
- Seastar/John Howie Catering 
- Shooby Doo Catering
- Pink Blossom Events  
- Fena Flowers
- Espresso Elegance
- CORT Party Rental
- Perfect Press
- Make a Scene 
- Butler Seattle
- Street Treats 
- Shutter Bus Co.   
- The Fix Photo Group
- Bugsie Productions