Archive for the ‘Upcoming Industry Events’ Category

  • April 30, 2015
    8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
    Lower Columbia College: Don Talley Building, Room 201
    Longview, WA

    Lower Columbia College in partnership with Impact Washington and Cowlitz Economic Development Council are hosting a program on the Principles of Lean. It is is a one-day seminar that introduces Lean in a classroom discussion combined with live simulation sessions that demonstrate Lean concepts.

    Lean is about operating the most efficient and effective organization possible, meeting customer and stakeholder expectations with improved quality, lower costs and quicker delivery of products and services. Lean is an approach that shows companies how to make smarter and better use of all their resources—technology, equipment, and especially the knowledge and skills of their people. While manufacturing is the arena where Lean initiatives originated, the principles can be applied to office settings, health care, and any transactional business, as well as government. This class will introduce you to the fundamentals of Lean continuous improvement strategies and prepare your for the first step of your Lean journey.

    Cost is $299 per person. Register at Group registration call (360) 442-2602 or e-mail Mary Harris, Seating is limited! Register early.

  • November 4-5, 2015
    Washington State Convention Center
    Seattle, WA

    Welcome to Aircraft Interiors Expo America showcasing the latest designs and your opportunity to network with visitors and exhibitors from a range of aircraft interiors businesses and airlines all in one place.

    The show enables you to network and build relationships with key-decision makers in the industry, whilst staying ahead of the curve by updating your industry knowledge, understanding trends and discovering new product & partners.

    Visit to find more information and register.

  • June 30-July 1, 2015
    Washington State Convention Center
    Seattle, WA

    Life Science Innovation Northwest is dedicated to bringing together world-class innovators in biopharma, medical technology, non-profits, research, global health, digital health, biofuels and veterinary medicine. Public and private investors, investment bankers and industry executives focused on business development and partnering opportunities in life sciences find Life Science Innovation Northwest one of the most productive conferences they attend.

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  • June 12, 2015
    TRAC Center
    Pasco, WA

    Discover food and beverage opportunities in the Columbia Basin at the first annual Food And Beverage Retention and Expansion Opportunities Expo!

    The Columbia Basin is not only growing amazing crops, but is also growing some of the most amazing, bolder, brighter and fresher food and beverage processing companies on the planet. Those companies, with their visionary, entrepreneurial owners will be showing off at the first annual FABREO Expo.

    Who will be exhibiting?
    • Wineries from Washington State’s # 1 wine producing region… the Columbia Basin
    • Innovative food and beverage processing companies, with some of the most amazing brand stories ever told, waiting to be discovered
    • Fresh produce for fresh buyers, from local artisan farmers
    • Food, beverage and hospitality project developers

    Who will be attending?
    • Food and beverage brokers, distributors, retailers, gift buyers and restaurants looking for the newest and most unique products from the Pacific Northwest
    • Investors looking for unique business opportunities in the food, beverage and hospitality industries

    Anything else? You bet!
    • Some of the hottest, make that the coolest, new restaurant concepts around
    • Live music, capturing a wide selection of musical tastes
    • Seminars bringing you up-to-date before you become out-of-date
    • Industry networking opportunities
    • And more!

    It sounds like a party, and it is. A party with a purpose… to present amazing business opportunities from the Columbia Basin. Everyone likes a good party. This is going to be a great one!

    For further information, please contact Gary A. White, TRIDEC, at (509) 735-1000 or Visit to register.

  • June 21-25, 2015
    Le Bourget Parc des Expositions
    Paris, France

    The International Paris Air Show is organised by the SIAE, a subsidiary of GIFAS, the French Aerospace Industries Association.

    The 51st show will once again bring together all the players in this global industry around the latest technological innovations. The first four days of the Show will be reserved for trade visitors, followed by three days open to the general public.

    Visit for more information and registration.

  • September 22-24, 2015
    Washington State Convention Center
    Seattle, WA

    Biennially, thousands of the world’s top aerospace professionals gather at the SAE AeroTech Congress & Exhibition – the essential aerospace event where the aerospace community prepares for future challenges and opportunities. This exclusive event provides an invaluable opportunity for attendees to renew and develop important business relationships within the international aerospace industry.

    Planned by the AeroTech Executive General Committee and AeroTech Technical Committee, this 2015 event will be one that is relevant, timely and future focused. Comprised of top aerospace representatives, the Committee lends their broad expertise to the development of the information-packed technical program. We invite you to join us for this important global forum.

    For event program information and updates, please visit