Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce Tourism Luncheon will be April 13

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The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce will be holding its April Membership Luncheon on Friday, April 13, 2018 at the DoubleTree by Hilton SeaTac Airport.

This luncheon is presented in partnership with Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority (RTA) and will feature key note speaker Katherine Kertzman, President/CEO of Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority, who will discuss the regional economic impacts on travel and the importance of tourism as part of a “kick-off” to National Travel and Tourism Week, May 6-12, 2018.

This luncheon will also feature a panel discussion and Q&A with the leadership team from the RTA.

“The RTA is dedicated to marketing this region as a premier destination for leisure and business travelers, conferences and sporting events,” said Katherine Kertzman, president and CEO of the Seattle Southside RTA. “We are thrilled to report the Seattle Southside tourism industry experienced the seventh year of consecutive growth in 2017, generating more than $726 million in visitor spending in our community. We look forward to sharing more details about the economic impact of tourism at the Chamber luncheon.”

“We are encouraging all businesses who would like to “tap” into that visitor market-retail, restaurants, attractions, and the arts, as well as our hospitality and tourism focused businesses, to attend this luncheon. This is an excellent opportunity to learn, network and form strategies to grow your business.” offered President/CEO of Seattle Southside Chamber, Andrea Reay.

The luncheon will be held on Friday, April 13th, 11:30 am – 1:00 pm, at DoubleTree by Hilton SeaTac Airport 18740 International Boulevard in SeaTac. Lunch is $30 for Members who register before April 7th or $40 paid after that date. Non-members are always welcome to attend any Chamber event, please contact the Chamber office for non-member pricing.

Thank you to our host, DoubleTree by Hilton SeaTac Airport and our Luncheon and Civic Sponsor, the Seattle Southside RTA, our Annual Luncheon Sponsor Alaska Airlines and our Event Sponsors Crain Photography and South King Media.

Space is limited at the luncheon so don’t forget to register early to reserve your seat – register online here:

…or call the office during regular office hours (206) 575-1633, or email Verhanika Willhelm, Membership and Advancement Associate, at [email protected].

About the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce
The Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce is a non-profit business organization that has served the Southwest King County Region since 1988. The mission of the Chamber is to be a leader and a regional voice and resource for building business success. The Chamber focuses on business advancement in the region by helping to build and maintain a strong economic environment.

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