SLU Chamber News and Events
Lake Side Happy Hour
Wednesday, August 12
McCormick & Schmick's Harborside
1200 Westlake Ave N
Join us for an evening of networking overlooking Lake Union at the newly remodeled McCormick & Schmick's. Registration includes 2 drinks and appetizers. We'll be giving away prizes and facilitating casual networking so you can get to know new people and expand your network.
SLU Chamber Happy Hour & Art Exhibit
Wednesday, August 26
325 Westlake Ave N
See the current exhibit at MadArt while sipping on wine and enjoying delicious appetizers. Network with new friends and make valuable connections. Registration includes two drinks and a buffet of appetizers.
Through a partnership between MadArt and the Seattle Art Fair, Julie Alpert is working in the MadArt Studio from June 17th - September 3rd to create the site-specific installation, Backdrop. This artwork will be part of the Seattle Art Fair's off-site installation program, Experiments: Pure Research.
SLU Block Party
Friday, August 7
11 am - 11 pm
Denny Way and Westlake Ave N
The SLU Block Party includes interactive elements and demonstrations that shine a spotlight on the unique organizations that are in South Lake Union. The event will host a beer garden, a full day of live music programming, fun and games for the whole family, food sampling booths, a burger grilling competition, and more! The SLU Chamber and the Low Income Housing Institute are this year's non-profit beneficiaries.
Join the Facebook event here.
Seattle Street Food Festival
Friday, August 14th | 3-9pm | Kick-off Party
Saturday, August 15th (Night Market) | 12-11 pm
Sunday, August 16th | 11-7 pm
Seattle City Council Candidate Forum
Wednesday, September 30
415 Westlake Ave N
Join us for a debate of City Council candidates on topics important to our South Lake Union community, moderated by Q13 Political Analyst, C.R. Douglas.
- District 7 - Sally Bagshaw and Deborah Zech-Artis
- Citywide District 8 - Tim Burgess and Jonathan Grant
- Citywide District 9 - Bill Bradburd and Lorena González
Doors open at 5:00 pm. Co-sponsored by the SLU Community Council and the SLU Chamber of Commerce.
Lake Union 10K
Sunday, August 9th
Lake Union Park
860 Terry Ave N
Join Portage Bay for the seventh annual Lake Union 10K run or walk along the Cheshiahud Lake Union Loop Trail. Race starts and finishes in Lake Union Park, with course running clockwise around the lake.
- Portage Bay Post-Race Breakfast
- Great Seattle and Lake Union Views
- Fully Supported 10K Course
- Post-Race Vendor Booth
- Raffle and Awards
Tom Douglas Lawn Party &
Sunday, August 9th
SLU Discovery Center Lawn
101 Westlake Ave N
Pianos in the Parks:
Dave Terry of Aqueduct
Sunday, August 17th
100 Dexter Ave N
SLU Community Council
First Tuesday of the Month
860 Terry Ave N
Join the South Lake Union Community Council for their monthly meeting at MOHAI. The SLU Community Council stewards a livable, vibrant, urban neighborhood supporting a diversity of residents of all ages and incomes while driving an innovative local economy and providing rich, cultural community opportunities.
Lake Union Courtyard Marriott-Game Changer
Break away from travel and meetings as usual at the NEW Courtyard Seattle Downtown/Lake Union hotel. We've reinvented our lobby, restaurant and meeting space with a sophisticated new design palette inspired by the Pacific Northwest.
NEW MEETING & GROUP OFFER
Earn TRIPLE Marriott Rewards points plus one of the following if your event actualizes at least $5,000 in total meeting & group room revenue.
-5% off the total master account charges
-$250 American Express gift card
Actualize more than $10,000 in total meeting and group guest room revenue and you receive both rewards.
|Valid: Through December 31, 2015 |
Buy an I Heart SLU T-shirt at the SLU Block Party!
We worked with artist Matthew Hollister and Athletic Awards to create these great shirts. We are debuting them with a very limited quantity. They will be for sale at the SLU Chamber booth at the SLU Block Party for only $15. Show your neighborhood pride!
Volunteer for the Seattle Street Food Festival!
Volunteer in the beer garden for the Seattle Street Food Festival to support the SLU Chamber. Your 6-hour shift comes with great perks. Contact Danah to sign up. More info here.
Applications for (Park)ing Day Seattle are due by the end of August. Street use permit is free. Several SLU organizations participate every year.
Want help planning yours? Contact the SLU Chamber and we can partner in planning! More info here.
Thank you to Daniel's Broiler and Chandler's Crabhouse for hosting our wonderful July Happy Hour!
Member Tip: Events
Do you have an upcoming event? Are you trying to generate additional traffic to your place of business? Are you holding a fundraiser or a charitable drive? Promote your event on the SLU Chamber website! It's free, easy, and included in your membership!
Retailer of the Month: Athletic Awards
Athletic Awards offers unique awards, employee service award certificates and other employee recognition and appreciation awards. From customized memo pads to fine crystal engraved vase awards, we have personalized gifts and appreciation items that can promote your business and improve your corporate image with both employees and clients!
The SLU Chamber just worked with Athletic Awards on some fun neighborhood shirts!
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