Inside the TEDxSeattle Attendee Experience

Inside the TEDxSeattle Attendee Experience

SHW is thrilled to continue our partnership with TEDxSeattle to help expand the reach and effectiveness of this event.

Not sure what to expect? SHW Senior Director of Client Programs Lorie Thomas and Marketing Coordinator Christina Leonidas were first-timers in 2017. As this year’s “Tall Order” event gets closer, these two SHW team members provide a glimpse into their first-time experiences.

How to Choose Between In-House and Outside A/V Resources

How to Choose Between In-House and Outside A/V Resources

In the events industry, there’s no shortage of audio, video, and lighting companies to choose from. One big decision event planners often struggle with is when to use a venue’s in-house A/V provider versus when to venture outside and hire a third-party resource.

As with anything, there are benefits and drawbacks to both options. Here are a few key things to consider.

How to Build the Perfect Haunted House

How to Build the Perfect Haunted House

Nothing says October more than a spooky haunted house! Not only is it a fun fall staple, but an imaginative ghostly manse also can be a great way to promote your business or treat your employees and their families.

Here are a few expert tips to create the perfect haunted house this season.

How Lighting Can Transform Your Event

How Lighting Can Transform Your Event

As event professionals, we look for ways to engage as many senses as possible to create an impactful experience.  Unfortunately, many planners overlook lighting as one of the most efficient, cost-effective ways to bring an event to life, tying together the many elements that go into a program.

5 Days in... Tokyo.

5 Days in... Tokyo.

At SHW, we love traveling to work with clients across the globe. Recently, we traveled to Tokyo for a client’s annual meeting.

Tokyo is the most populous city in the world, and a hotspot for technology innovations, food, culture, and more. Here are some of our top tips for planning your next trip.

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles – and Pedicabs: How to get around in Portland

Planes, Trains, and Automobiles – and Pedicabs: How to get around in Portland

The tales of traffic woes in Portland are true. But don’t let that keep you from visiting this wonderful city.

One of the joys of Portland, though, is how easy it is to get around! Without the stress of finding parking or being trapped by one-way streets, painlessly explore all that Portland has to offer.