Our Sponsors + Hosts

We cannot offer free training workshops and events without the support and partnership of our sponsors and venue hosts. Please take a moment to read a little about the organizations who think highly enough of what we do to help us bring more knowledge to our local community!

Thanks to our 2017 sponsors:

The short story is that our startup, Paired Sourcing, has developed a new way to source and our value is in delivering highly targeted passive candidates. This enhanced method elevates talent prospecting and it’s immediate impact on your business. These strategic initiatives are complimented with proactive outbound campaigns to the curated prospects. Simply put; our service provides the top of the funnel so that your teams can focus on creating the best candidate experience to make those pivotal hires.



Hiretual is a sourcing tool and a sourcing assistant. It empowers 10x faster talent sourcing. Hiretual assists your boolean string building, provides best quality contact information and has AI sourcing to work for you 24X7. Hiretual is a tremendously time-saving tool to build up talent pipeline.

Collabera, a US-based Global Staffing firm, has been a leading provider of IT and professional staffing services to some of the world’s largest organizations for over 25 years, servicing the Pacific Northwest area for over 9 years. From our inception, clients have been at the core of everything we do and our focus on employee care and retention has earned us the recognition of “Best staffing firm to work for” 6 years in a row by SIA.  In 2017, Collabera also won a spot on
Washington’s 100 Best Companies to Work For” by Seattle Business Magazine.


Riser Talent Solutions partners with innovative startups and hyper growth companies to build high performing talent acquisition teams. People are your company’s greatest asset and you need a strong recruiting team in place to attract the right mix of talent. Having been in your shoes as Talent Acquisition leaders we understand that you need game changing leaders and doers to fuel your organization’s growth and innovation. Whether it’s an executive search to find your next Global Head of Talent or augmenting your existing team with Contract Recruiters that’s the work and passion of Riser Talent Solutions – building wildly successful recruiting teams.

Contact us today to get started finding your next great team member or taking the next step in your career!


Thanks to our 2017 venue hosts:

RYLEM offers contract, contract to hire, and full time hiring, including executive search and managed services. We offer those services in four distinct areas. Marketing, Finance & Accounting, Creative and Technology.



Amazon Consumer Talent Acquisition (CTA) staffs for our Consumer business, Amazon.com, which remains at the core of Amazon and represents the foundational, yet most dynamic pillar of the company. Through calculated risks, smart investments, and on-going innovations to fortify our obsession with our customers – we’ve built a platform that enables a world class shopping experience and created opportunities for various companies to scale their businesses, resulting in Amazon becoming the largest online retailer in the world! From our massively successful membership programs in Amazon Prime, Prime Now and Amazon Fresh, to our burgeoning Fashion business and innovative Voice Advanced Shopping, we are growing our existing teams and building new businesses to further enhance our customer’s lives and shopping experience!


Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. Stryker is active in over 100 countries around the world.