Thursday, February 15, 2018
5:30 PM

Seattle Marriott Waterfront
2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA


Host a VIP Table for Ten
| $2000
(includes premium placement and attendance at the
Honoree Reception with Keynote Speaker Jennifer Brown)

Host a Table for 10 | $1500
Individual Tickets | $150

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The GSBA Business & Humanitarian Awards honor businesses and business leaders who are successful, exemplify the highest standards of their profession, promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace, demonstrate leadership and invest time and resources into their community.

“We are an American family and we rise or fall together as one nation and as one people.”
– Barack Obama

We flourish as a community. We value our local and independent businesses, support our nonprofits, provide safety for our most vulnerable, and come together to recognize, value, and celebrate the strength we have when we all work together. Together We Rise.


Welcome and Special Remarks by
Governor Jay Inslee.

Hosted by emcee Gary Tucker,
Pacific Northwest Ballet.


Honoree Reception
(award recipients and VIP Table guests)


Registration and Champagne Reception


Dinner and Program


announced in December

Business of the Year
Business Leader of the Year
New Business of the Year
Corporate Leader of the Year

Community Leader of the Year
Green/Sustainable Business of the Year

Nonprofit of the Year
Special Recognition


Jennifer Brown photo_blueJennifer Brown is an award-winning entrepreneur, dynamic speaker and diversity and inclusion expert. She is the founder, president and CEO of Jennifer Brown Consulting (JBC), a strategic leadership and diversity consulting firm that coaches business leaders worldwide on critical issues of talent and workplace strategy. Brown is a passionate advocate for social equality who helps businesses foster healthier, more productive workplace cultures. Her book Inclusion: Diversity, the New Workplace & the Will to Change (2016) inspires leadership to embrace the opportunity that diversity represents and empower advocates to drive change that resonates in today’s world.

Learn more about Jennifer on the GSBA Blog.

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