The Northwest Event Show is the Butler Events 2019 Event Resource Guide come to life. The B&E Resource Guides have been the Puget Sound area event planner's go–to resource since 1993 and the Northwest Event Show has been introducing planners and vendors, letting them meet face to face, since 1995. We invite you to join us Oct 16 at the 2018 Northwest Event Show. The Show, presented by Butler Events, is the Pacific Northwest corporate meeting & planner’s largest annual trade show featuring the newest, most innovative event and hospitality ideas.  All under one roof!



Pre-registration allows your NWES name tag and event check-in package to be ready and waiting for you as you enter the show.

On-Site Registration

If you're not able to register ahead of time, bring two business cards to the on site registration counter. One card will be used as your check-in document and the other will serve as your name badge.


Location & show hours

Washington State Convention Center
800 Convention Center Place
Seattle, WA

Tuesday, October 16, 2018
VIP Check-in and NWES entry at 10:00am
General Check-in opens at 10:30am
Show opens at 11am
Show closes at 5pm


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The show will feature 300 companies and 250 booths our largest and biggest show yet!  What makes the 2018 NW Event Show different?

  • We have an expanded footprint (115,000 sq ft) and improved floor plan. The extra space and improved traffic flow allows for easy connection and movement, so you can capture the big ideas needed to plan their next amazing event.

  • This additional space has allowed us to include special sections like our “Connection Hub” a place for you to network with colleagues and peers. Our “LIVE from the Show Broadcast” and EventTALKS” provide you a chance to listen and learn from industry influencers. In the new “Tech Alley” and throughout the show you’ll see innovative usages of technology designed to help you improve the guest experience pre, during and post events.

  • We have 75+ first-time exhibiting companies offering you team and morale building ideas, unique catering options, live entertainment choices, large and small venue options and much, much more.

  • At the NWES - connect on wi-fi and keep your electronics fully juiced at recharging stations - all brought to you by 

  • STARTING TODAY - We strongly encourage you to take advantage of our partnership with SupirbEvents. Simply join the free, private app NOW and start previewing and connecting with Exhibitors. Keep the Cards of those you want to connect with at (and after) the event.

This FREE to attend show is intended for the event planning and hospitality industries and is not open to the general public.

Attendees and exhibitors must wear name badges, so you can discuss business confidently. You'll know you're talking to someone who wants your business.