Pantone’s Color of the Year Is Here: Using Living Coral at Your Next Event

Pantone’s Color of the Year Is Here: Using Living Coral at Your Next Event

Rita Mills, SHW’s Director of Customer Engagement, loves when the Pantone Color of the Year comes out each year.

While it doesn’t change her life, it’s an interesting curiosity for someone who is inspired by color. Read more on Rita’s thoughts about 2019’s color, Living Coral. Here are a few ways that Living Coral will likely appear at events in 2019.

5 Days in... London.

5 Days in... London.

We were lucky to work with clients in London two different times in 2018. It’s a great city for planning amazing programs, and it’s one of SHW President Brett Robertson’s favorite cities.

He and his wife recently returned from a trip from old Blighty, extolling its world-class public transportation system and famed English sensibility. Here are some of Brett’s recommended highlights.

The Power of Thank You | Gratitude

The Power of Thank You | Gratitude

It was at 15 years old, working at Camp Orkila in the beautiful San Juan Islands, that SHW CEO, Marka Waechter first learned the power kindness and gratitude.

Thinking back on that time, Marka reflects on how those skills learned at camp prepared her for a career in sales and leading small companies (well before she had any plans of becoming a CEO) and how those lessons can help shape a company’s culture.

Holiday Appetizers from Top Seattle Chefs

Holiday Appetizers from Top Seattle Chefs

Looking for a dish to wow your guests this holiday season? We spoke to five of Seattle’s top chefs and asked for their favorite fall recipes from off their menus, including Josh Henderson (Huxley Wallace Collective), Brian Clevenger (Vendemmia), David Nichols (Rider), Derek Simcik (Scout), and Zoi Antonitsas (Little Fish).

Check out some of their recipes here!

10 Awesome Gifts for the Conference Goer in Your Life

10 Awesome Gifts for the Conference Goer in Your Life

Traveling for business can at once be fun and exhausting, interesting and monotonous, enriching and exhausting.

Rita Mills, SHW Director of Customer Engagement, is always on the lookout for tools that will ease time at the airport, allow her to work comfortably on the plane, or make a hotel stay as comfortable as possible. Here are some of her favorite gift ideas for the travelers in your life.

Top 10 Ways to Reuse a Conference Tote

Top 10 Ways to Reuse a Conference Tote

It seems nearly every conference these days gives attendees tote bags to collect collateral and swag. Convenient for those few days, for sure. But those conference totes collect in the closet. And do they multiply? It seems that way.

Here are a few ways to upcycle those bags, and give them new life.