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Seattle SKAL 70th Anniversary Gala

A Special Thanks to Our Sponsors Below

Event Details

The Alexis Royal Sonesta Hotel

1007 First Avenue, Seattle


Jazz infused no host cocktails with tray pasted Hors d'oeuvres at 5:00 pm

3 course plated dinner at 6:00 pm

$100.00 per person / All sales are final.  No refunds or exchanges.


3 course dinner menu – Choice of one entrée & one starter


  • Soup - Wild Mushroom Bisque

  • Salad - Baby Arugula, cranberries, candied pecans, goat cheese, champagne vinaigrette


  • Beef- 8 oz tenderloin, whipped potatoes, radish-bacon lardons

  • Salmon –  Grilled Salmon, dill beurre blanc, artichoke, cherry tomato, spinach, fingerling potato

  • Vegan – Spring Pea Risotto


  • Dessert


Red & White wine will be served with dinner

Hotel & Valet

  • Jazz infused no host cocktails

  • Dinner is served

  • Key Note Address: Visit Seattle CEO, Tammy Canavan

  • Salute to Past Presidents

  • Bestowing of Presidential Citations

  • Special Recognition


Seattle SKAL: 70th Anniversary Gala
Seattle SKAL: 70th Anniversary Gala
Mar 11, 2024, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
The Alexis Hotel,
1007 1st Ave, Seattle, WA 98104, USA

Key Note Speaker

Tammy Blount-Canavan, FCDME
President & CEO, Visit Seattle

Tammy Blount-Canavan has a passion for the tourism industry and a track-record of success in developing high-functioning teams and organizations. 


Tammy’s career has spanned 35 years and two countries, including executive leadership at Tourism Vancouver, CEO of the Tacoma Regional CVB, architect and inaugural Chair of the Washington Tourism Alliance, President and CEO of the Monterey County CVB and now President and CEO of Visit Seattle. 


Tammy is a Past Chair of Destinations International. Tammy has been recognized as CEO of the Year, one of the 25 Most Influential People in the Meetings Industry, twice as one of the top 25 Most Influential Women in the industry, Leadership Supplier of the Year in the Meetings Industry, Top 100 Most Inspirational Women in the Meetings Industry, CSUMB’s School of Business 2018 Community Leader of the Year, won the Global Leadership Award from Destinations International and IMEX and in 2023 was inducted into the Smart Women in Meetings Hall of Fame.

Tammy Blount-Canavan
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