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2014 Nellie Cashman Woman Business Owner of the Year Award Gala

Four Seasons Seattle, 99 Union Street, Seattle, WA 98101
October 2, 2014 06:00PM - 09:30PM
$125/members; $150/non-members

Since 1982, the WBO’s (Women Business Owners) Nellie Cashman Woman Business Owner of the Year Award has recognized and honored Puget Sound area women entrepreneurs who have made outstanding contributions to the status of women business owners through their leadership in business and the community. The award, also known as the Nellie, is the most prestigious and longest running honor of its kind in the region. Presentation of the award brings together more than 300 prominent local business and community leaders in a professionally organized and hosted awards dinner banquet to share the inspiration of our most prominent women entrepreneurs and business owners. Candidates for the Nellie award are judged based on their entrepreneurial spirit, ethics and community commitment, financial management skill, and the difficulty and risk they have endured to achieve their success.

India’s “Transformative Moment”? Modi, The Economy & Aerospace

K&L Gates, 925 Fourth Ave., Suite 2900
October 9, 2014 03:30PM - 05:00PM
$5 for students, $15 for members, $25 for non-members

The landslide election victory of Prime Minister Narendra Modi  reflected widespread discontent with India’s  flagging economic performance and shrinking job opportunities. The new government has pledged more “business friendly” policies,  raising optimistic expectations for economic policy liberalization, market reform, and investment trends.

All of this matters for businesses in Washington state, which counts India as its 10th largest export customer. How might new leadership in the country impact the Indian consumer market as well as the aviation and aerospace industry?


Fight For Air Climb

Rainier Tower, 1333 5th Ave
January 25, 2014 09:00AM - 11:00AM
$25 until Oct 31/$35 Nov 1-Dec 31/$40 after Jan 1 plus $100 fundraising minimum

Climb Rainier Tower – fight for clean air and healthy lungs! Join the FIGHT FOR AIR Climb and fundraise to benefit the mission of the American Lung Association, to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. This stair climb, or timed “vertical race” is a low impact, high energy workout great for elite athletes and weekend warriors alike. Climb the 40 floors of Rainier Tower in Downtown Seattle (768 stairs), 80, 120, or up to 160 floors! Climb with friends, family, coworkers, elite climbers, and  first responders.