Meeting/Event Information

15th Annual East Meets West Corporate Travel Tradeshow

April 16, 2019
4:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Spokane Convention Center
334 W Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane , WA 99201

It’s trade show time! 

The Inland Northwest Business Travel Association’s (INBTA) “15th Annual East Meets West Corporate Travel Trade Show” is just around the corner.  The trade show will be held on Tuesday, April 16, at the Spokane Convention Center’s Centennial Ballroom from 4:30 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. 

We also have two great presenters lined up:

  • Yukari Tortorich, Global Travel Manager at Discovery, Inc.
  • Mike Daly, SVP, Sales at Freebird


New technologies can be used to drive both savings and increase traveler satisfaction.  Learn how Yukari Tortorich, Global Travel Manager at Discovery, Inc., and BTN’s 2018 Practitioner of the Year, has evaluated and mentored over 10 new travel technologies.  Along with Freebird’s Mike Daly, SVP Sales, Yukari will explain how Discovery piloted and rolled out Freebird to better manage flight disruptions and improve Discovery’s traveler experience. 

Yukari Tortorich is responsible for Discovery’s travel program in 27 countries.  Her small department of 7 touches all areas of travel (on-air talent travel bookings/logistics, production travel, administrates Concur Travel site in 20 countries, manages on-site logistics during major Discovery events (such as the Olympics).  Duty of care/safety of her travelers is her upmost priority and her team is on call 24/7.  Yukari manages Discovery’s corporate jet and is constantly reviewing innovation in the travel industry for possible inclusion in Discovery’s travel program.  She is an active member of the travel industry and was recognized in May 2017 by BTN in “2017 Women You Should Know” and “2018 BTN Best Practioner” and recipient of “2018 GBTA Business Travel Service Award.”  Outside business hours, Yukari loves spending her time with her family, loves photography, hiking and is a dancer with a Japanese Classical Dance group. 

Exhibitor Registration Fees: BTA Members… $450, Non-members…. $600Registration fee includes an 8-foot table top (one exhibitor per table), admission for 2 exhibitor representatives, list of attendees after the event, and event food and beverage. Exhibit space is allocated on a first come, first served basis.

DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane, located just outside the Convention Center, is offering Vendors who wish to stay overnight a special rate. The rate for this event is $129++ per night. Please contact Margrett Gustafson by email ( or telephone (509-744-2320) for reservations. 

Door prizes are required for the Passport Drawing. The Passport contains each exhibitor’s name. To complete the Passport and qualify for prizes, qualified attendees must visit each exhibitor to obtain the exhibitor’s signature/initials/stamp on the Passport. Attendees must submit a completed Passport to be eligible for door prizes. Each Vendor is REQUIRED to bring ONE door prize for the Passport Drawing. Vendors may do an additional drawing with business cards gathered at their booth if they wish; however, that prize must be SEPARATE from the prize donated for the Passport Drawing.

Please contact me directly if you are interested in participating.  We will have our trade show links up shortly.

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.

Trade Show Committee 

Kristen Graham – 509-922-6211 –


$0.00 Attendee Registration - INBTA Direct members (not Exhibitor)

$0.00 Attendee Registration - Non-INBTA members (if you are an INBTA member, please log-in and register as a member)

$450.00 Exhibitor Registration (INBTA members and members all other BTA's) - Tradeshow 2019

$600.00 Exhibitor Registration (non-BTA member) - Tradeshow 2019

$100.00 Additional Exhibitor Representatives - Tradeshow 2019