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Seattle Business Tradeshow adds guest speaker and mini-seminars

Marketing guru and author, Whitney Keyes, talks about accelerating your business
SEATTLE – An expected 1,500 attendees will learn how to grow their companies, develop their careers, and make new business connections at the Seattle Business Tradeshow presented by Premera on Thursday, May 15 from 3:00-7:00pm at CenturyLink Field & Event Center. This year’s event features a new pre-function guest speaker, Whitney Keyes, as well as mini-seminars focused on professional development.

A Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce signature event, the Seattle Business Tradeshow presented by Premera features products and services offered by 160 Seattle-area businesses representing travel and leisure, retail, finance, media, higher education, entertainment, consulting, and more.

The new pre-function event features marketing expert and author,
Whitney Keyes, who will discuss the tips, tactics, and mindset needed to propel a business into the success zone. The pre-function event runs from 2:00pm – 3:00pm and is included in the $10 admission fee; registration is required. Also new at this year’s event are mini-seminars that are focused on professional development, from digital advertising 101 to higher education. Mini-seminars take place in various locations during Tradeshow hours between 3:00pm – 7:00pm.

Admission is open to the general public. Attendees can quality for prizes including overnight stays in hotels from LaConner to Ocean Shores, tickets to theater and sporting events, and many more.

Exhibitor booths representing 160 local businesses
1,500 attendees – open to the general public

What: Seattle Business Tradeshow is our city’s largest business-to-business tradeshow. Held every spring, the tradeshow is produced by the Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce and sponsored by BizXchange.

When: Thursday, May 15
2:00pm – 3:00pm Pre-function with Whitney Keyes
3:00pm – 7:00pm Tradeshow hours

Where: CenturyLink Field & Event Center (formerly WaMu Theatre)
800 Occidental Ave S., Seattle 98134

Why: The Chamber provides opportunities for businesses and professionals to flourish, and the highest quality networking in the region.

 Cost just $10 and can be purchased at or at the door. 


About The Seattle Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce
The Seattle Metropolitan (Seattle Metro) Chamber of Commerce is the largest and most diverse network of influential business leaders in the Puget Sound region. Founded in 1882 by local business leaders, the Chamber today is an independent organization of 2,200 businesses representing a regional workforce of approximately 700,000 people.

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