13th Annual East Meets West Corporate Travel Tradeshow

The Inland Northwest Business Travel Association (INBTA)  “13th Annual East Meets West Corporate Travel Tradeshow” is just around the corner.  The tradeshow will be held on Tuesday, April 11, at the Spokane Convention Center’s Centennial Ballroom from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m

This event brings previously qualified corporate travel buyers and meeting planners to you in a fun and informal setting.  Great place to network for vendors and attendees alike! Food and beverages will be served.  Parking at the Convention Center is complimentary. 

Ben Brookman, Director of Network Planning at Alaska Air Group will be our speaker. Ben leads the teams that analyze new markets, set capacity levels, and work with communities to develop new air service for the Alaska, Virgin, & Horizon networks. Previously, Ben worked in Network Planning and Revenue Management at US Airways. He graduated with honors from Northeastern University with a degree in Business Administration.

Exhibitor Registration Fees: BTA Members… $425, Non-members…. $575  Registration fee includes an 8-foot table top (one exhibitor per table), admission for 2 exhibitor representatives, a list of attendees after the event, and event food and beverage.  Exhibit space is allocated on a first come, first served basis.

The DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center, located right at the Convention Center, is offering a special INBTA rate of $119 per night (single/double, standard room, Complimentary Overnight self parking) to exhibitors.  Please book your rooms early.  Contact Margrett Gustafson, Sr. Area Sales Manager, Business Travel Sales, at 509-744-2320 or Margrett.Gustafson@hilton.com and identify yourself as attending the INBTA East Meets West Trade Show.

Door prizes are required for Passport drawings. The Passport contains each exhibitor’s name. To complete the Passport, qualified attendees must visit each exhibitor to obtain the exhibitor’s signature/initials/stamp (whichever you prefer) on the Passport.  Attendees must submit a completed Passport to be eligible for door prizes.  Each Vendor is required to bring a door prize for the Passport Drawing.

Vendors....If you have corporate buyers in Eastern Washington, Northern Idaho or Western Montana that you would like invited, let us know and we’ll get them on our buyer’s list.

Questions, please let us know.

Tradeshow Committee 

Gerri Vance at 509-995-8428 or pastpresident@inbta.org
Pat Plaster at 509 475-5400 or Patricia.Plaster@providence.org
JJ Giachetti at 509-842-9257 or JJGiachetti@umpquabank.com
Andrew Dolan at 509-279-7116 or adolan@spokanepfd.org