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Wednesday, December 12
11:00am - 1:30pm
Marion Oliver McCaw Hall
321 Mercer St, Seattle, WA 98109

From education to public safety, let’s hear from our newest leaders in important positions, and how they will address some of today’s greatest challenges. This panel is historic and the first time these diverse influential leaders have been on the same stage together!

Come early to visit the booths and meet our 2018 sponsors. The Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon is a time to thank our outgoing board members, meet your new leadership, celebrate our 2018 accomplishments, and learn about our goals for 2019. 

Always uplifting and thought provoking, festive and fun, GSBA’s Annual Meeting & Holiday Luncheon always sells out. Reserve your table or seat today!

Individual - Member | $75.00
Individual - Nonmember | $85.00
Student | $50.00

Tables - Seating is "open seating" for this event and is first come, first serve. If you would like purchase a table to ensure your group is seated together, please call 206.363.9188, or email

Promote your business in front of 300+ business leaders by donating an item for the Business Card Drawing. Contact us if you would like to donate.

Our panel features some of the most impressive and bold leaders of three important agencies in our region. 

Panel Moderator:
Sally Clark | UW Director of Regional and Community Relations, and former Seattle City Councilmember.


Seattle Police Chief | Carmen Best
King County Sheriff | Mitzi Johanknecht
Seattle School Superintendent | Denise Juneau


11:00 - 11:50 am | Mini Business Expo
12:00 pm | Program Begins
12:30 - 1:00 pm | Panel
1:00 - 1:15 pm | Q&A

The morning will begin with a mini BUSINESS EXPO, where 30 GSBA member businesses will show you the best they have to offer, followed immediately by lunch, and conclude with a captivating panel of diverse and influential Women in Leadership.

We will give heartfelt thanks to our departing board members, and welcome the incoming board members to the GSBA Leadership Team. 

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Event Sponsors benefit from prominent exposure to more than 15,000 businesses, individuals, and nonprofit organizations throughout the region. To learn about how GSBA can help you achieve your promotional goals, contact Amy Burdick at (206) 363-9188.