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Connect Pacific Northwest
21-23 October, 2024
Hotel InterurbanSeattle, WA

We didn't invent the hosted buyer experience, we perfected it.

Our industry-leading hosted buyer experience revolutionizes the way buyers source suppliers and service providers.

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The Connect Difference

Attend Connect Pacific Northwest as a Hosted Buyer and revolutionize the way you do business. Unlike traditional industry conferences, our reverse-style trade show format puts you in control of your appointment schedule. Handpick the cities, hotels, and service providers you're interested in meeting with, and let our industry-leading AI match system handle the rest. You'll walk away with relevant contacts, an expanded network, and more signed RFPs.

Qualified Hosted Buyers Receive:

Complimentary Airfare, Accommodations, and Registration

We handle all costs and coordination of your travel, accommodations, and registration, allowing you to focus on getting business done.

One-on-One Business Meetings

Our AI-powered matching system ensures that you'll meet with only the suppliers capable of meeting your unique needs so you can work smarter, not harder.

Top-Notch Networking

Our networking events come in multiple formats and are designed to facilitate deep and meaningful interactions that result in lasting relationships.

Regional Thought Leadership

Receive relevant education and insights into local trends and challenges, connecting you with industry experts who know your market.

Hosted Buyer Qualifications

You may be eligible to attend Connect Pacific Northwest as a hosted buyer if you meet the following criteria:

  • Located in the Pacific Northwest
  • Generate 50+ rooms on peak
  • Have the ability to rotate nationally and within the Pacific Northwest region

Hosted Buyer Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellations made within 30 days or more in advance and prior to booking transportation can receive either a 100% refund OR credit transfer to a later event.

  • Cancellations made within 30 days or less with booked transportation may not receive a deposit refund and must cancel transportation through Connect's Travel Services Manager.

  • Cancellations made within 7 days or less prior to the event, with transportation being booked and appointment schedules being submitted, will NOT receive a refund and will incur a cancellation fee of the cost of one (1) hotel room night. Planners must cancel transportation through Connect's Travel Services Manager.

Sonya Robinson

National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

The cost is nominal and the value is tremendous. In addition to the content, the opportunity to network, support one another is invaluable. Often meeting planners are overlooked when it comes to these types of opportunities, but, when you give them a chance it can only benefit your relationship with them and their relationship with you.

Frequently Asked Questions