Sponsors

For almost a century, Virginia Mason has been providing world-renowned health care to individuals and families in the Puget Sound region and beyond. Through their team approach, Virginia Mason provides comprehensive care – ranging from primary care to complex specialty and surgical services that put the needs of patients first. They are committed to providing each individual with a remarkable patient experience — including seamless and exceptional care from their team of 500 highly skilled and compassionate physicians. Virginia Mason is a non-profit regional healthcare system that includes hospitals in Seattle and Yakima, a network of clinics throughout Western and Central Washington, the internationally recognized Benaroya Research Institute, and the Bailey-Boushay House.


Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA), is the official destination marketing organization for South Seattle. The organization is responsible for competitively marketing the area as an ideal travel destination for leisure and business travelers who wish to explore Western Washington and an idyllic place for meeting and event planners to hold their events. Seattle Southside RTA represents 60 hotels and nearly 8,000 hotel rooms, more than 100 full-service restaurants and more than 5 million square feet of shopping. These attributes combine to make this region the perfect home base for leisure travelers, business travelers, and meeting and event attendees to experience Seattle and the Pacific Northwest.


 

Washington Federal Bank has been investing in our communities for more than 100 years. While we’ve grown to a full commercial bank helping businesses big and small thrive, we’re still a reliable next door neighbor. We keep every home loan we make and offer an array of personal checking and savings products along with digital tools so you can better manage your money. See why Money Magazine awarded WAFD Best Bank in five states.


                    

Founded in 1930 - The Washington Athletic Club, the official athletic club of the Seattle Seawolves, is a private social and athletic club located in downtown Seattle. The WAC includes five floors of athletic and fitness facilities, including a 25-yard pool, full-size basketball court, running track, handball and racquetball courts, and pilates and yoga studios. The top ten floors house the Inn at the WAC, a 109-room boutique hotel. The club also offers a full-service day spa—voted the best private club spa in America in 2012—and a wellness center with nutrition, physical therapy, and naturopathic services. In addition to wellness, spa and fitness facilities, the WAC is home to three restaurants, a private ballroom, social areas, and numerous meeting spaces.

Three-time Large Brewpub of the Year at the Great American Beer Festival, Elysian Brewing Company operates four neighborhood restaurants and a production brewery in Seattle, Washington. Known both for classic styles and for flexibility and innovation, Elysian has brewed over 350 different recipes since opening in 1996. While Elysian’s brewers use a variety of unusual ingredients, they are seasonally notorious for their pumpkin beers. Each year Elysian hosts the Great Pumpkin Beer Festival, where dozens of different pumpkin beers are poured, some of them from giant pumpkins.


 

In the Credit Union tradition, BECU has developed fair and ethical guiding principles designed to serve our membership. This includes open communication about our financial standing. BECU is a cooperative society organized under Washington state law as a nonprofit corporation. BECU promotes thrift among its members and creates a source of credit for them at fair and reasonable rates of interest. BECU is dedicated to "people helping people" and will strive to serve its members by providing superior financial products and services.


At Floor & Decor, homeowners and professional contractors have access to superstore selection at warehouse prices with showroom quality. Their extensive selection of in-stock product allows their customers to get what they need when they need it. And because they source directly from manufacturers or quarries worldwide, their top quality products are priced below those of their competitors.


The Northwest dining legacy that is Ivar’s began in 1938 with one very entrepreneurial spirit, the late Ivar Haglund. His future in music and entertaining took a slight detour when his waterfront aquarium needed a vendor to feed its guests. Using his own classic Northwest seafood recipes, Ivar’s was born. This dining destination has since spawned many more restaurants to delight future generations.