WSAE's Executive Seminars offer Networking and Essential Learning

WSAE’s most popular and well-attended events, our Education bring together members for structured presentations and networking opportunities. Monthly and locations and schedules vary. Meeting presenters often include some of Washington State’s and the nation’s most well-known association experts offering information members can use in their daily business practices. Topics are geared toward the nine Certified Association Executive (CAE) domains.


The Hive: Collectively Building a Stronger Meeting & Event Industry
Thursday, September 28, 2017
7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Microsoft Visitor Center
15010 NE 36th Street, Bldg 92, Redmond, WA  98052

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Who makes up the colony?
YOU the members and guests of MPI Washington State Chapter, ESPA, ILEA, NACE, and WSAE. 
A full day conference of industry innovations that will enhance your event career, inspire your personal growth and OPEN your mind to the infinite possibilities to create a buzz in our industry. The event programming is close to completion but here is a sample of the ways this day will pollinate your mind:
Award winning ILEA speaker and Marketing strategist Nick Borelli gives away his process of how to make every participant in your event a marketer by using a combination of the most effective forms of modern marketing!

Travis McKenzie has led some of the most renowned events in the industry in his former role as the Global Events Manager at lululemon athletica. Travis is also a world class endurance athlete and has been a pillar for resilience after overcoming major injuries and setbacks during his athletic career. His focus and determination to 'never ever give up' is showcased in all facets of his life. His goal is to motivate, challenge and inspire at every opportunity.


Planning in Progress

Scott Crabtree
Wednesday, October 19, 2017
11:30 am: Lunch
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm: Program
Crowne Plaza, SeaTac
Earn 1 CAE credit

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Planning in Progress

Save The Date
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm: Program/Social to follow
Washington State Convention Center
Earn 1 CAE credit

Registration Coming Soon

Cancellation Policy

Requests for cancellations must be received 72 hours (3 business days) before event. If the request is received within the 72 hours, 100% of the registration fee will be refunded. Registration fees for cancellations receives after 72 hours before the event or no-shows will be forfeited with no exceptions.