Outdoor Team-Building Activities Perfect for Summer

Outdoor Team-Building Activities Perfect for Summer

Whether you’re traveling or want to get out in your home city, team-building activities are a great way to get your staff out and about—and summer is prime season. Fast-paced race around the city? Relaxing day in the sun? There’s something for every organization! Here are some of our favorite outdoor team building exercises.

SHW Named one of Washington's Best Companies to Work For!

SHW Named one of Washington's Best Companies to Work For!

SHW is honored to be named to Seattle Business Magazine’s 100 Best Places to Work in Washington for 2018. Being named the #6 small business is both humbling and inspiring, as we are in great company.

Read more here about what sets us apart!

"Tourist trap... It's not!": An Aussie's Essential Guide to Pike Place Market

"Tourist trap... It's not!": An Aussie's Essential Guide to Pike Place Market

Anyone who’s traveled has knows the dreaded tourist traps. You know, the kind of place that’ll sell you an Eiffel Tower keychain for €15. Seattle, on the other hand – specifically our city’s centerpiece, Pike Place Market – couldn’t be further from this characterization.

SHW’s SVP, Sales and Marketing, Brett Robertson, shares his favorite Pike Place spots.

5 Days in... Park City, Utah.

5 Days in... Park City, Utah.

This month, one of our favorite travel destinations was Park City, Utah for a fun incentive trip with one of our clients. Not only is the town beautiful, but full of hidden gems and fun activities. While it’s famous for being the winter place to see and be seen on the slopes and at Sundance Film Festival, it’s also a blast in spring and summer. Here are a few of our favorite spots.

How to Manage Risk Like a Pro at Your Next Event

How to Manage Risk Like a Pro at Your Next Event

When a suspicious package forced SeaTac International Airport to shut down for a few hours May 6, SHW Event Manager Natalee Giamalis was prepping for the arrival of 95 guests to the airport on their way to Seattle for a program. The blueprint for a seamless experience has myriad unseen details and redundancies that are considered and organized – and hopefully never used. How do event planners like Natalee do it? Here are her top tips.

Going Green to Save Green: Food Waste Revisited

Going Green to Save Green: Food Waste Revisited

SHW SVP, Event Services Lorie Thomas’ love of travel has taken her places where food is a luxury. That stark world view has sharpened her determination to make a difference in how she does business every day, with sustainability and the customer in mind. Here, she lays out the top 10 ways you can reduce food waste to green, and save some green too.