Past Events

Summer party and officer election

 

Join your fellow BGS Seattle alumni members for our annual summer “picnic” and officer election party.  Food and drinks will be provided.

 

We will be voting in our new officers for the 2015/16 year:

 

President: Abhishek Gupta

Vice President: Nick Zeppa

Director of Collegiate Relations: Dan Hirota

Director of Corporate Relations: Brain Coggon

 

Cristina Beadle will be retiring from her position as secretary this year.  We would like to thank her for all her help in planning and executing our BGS alumni events.

 

 

Event Details:

 

Date:                    Tuesday, July 21st,  2015

Time:                   Starts at 5:30 PM (feel free to arrive any time after work)

Location:           Fremont Brewing Urban Beer Garden

1050 N 34th St

Seattle, EARTH 98103

Cost:                     Free for BGS members and guests

RSVP:                  Complete the online registration form at http://bgsseattle.org/registration/  .  If you have questions, please email us at danhirota@hotmail.com.

Museum of History and Industry Guided Group Tour

Join your fellow BGS Seattle alumni members at the Museum of History and Industry for a guided tour of the exhibits.

Date:                    Saturday, June 20th 2015

Time:                    11:15 am – 1:30 pm

Location:             Museum of History and Industry (MOHAI), 860 Terry Ave N, Seattle, WA 98109

Cost:                     Free for BGS members and guests

RSVP:                   Complete the online registration form at http://bgsseattle.org/registration/  by 6/19/15.  If you have questions, please email us at danhirota@hotmail.com.

Wine Tasting and Networking Social

Join your fellow BGS Seattle alumni members at the The Tasting Room in Downtown Seattle Pike Place Market for a wine tasting and networking social.

Date:                    Thursday, June 6th, 2016

Time:                    6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Location:             1924 Post Alley, Seattle, WA, 98101

The tasting room can only accommodate 30 people, so please only RSVP if you are sure you can attend.  If the event is oversubscribed, go ahead and register and you will be placed on a waiting list.  All attendants must be 21+ years of age.

Cost:                     Free for BGS members and guests

RSVP:                   Complete the online registration form at http://bgsseattle.org/registration/  by 4/1/15.  If you have questions, please email us at abgupta@uw.edu.

Join the University of Washington BGS Student Group for their first event

 

The newly formed University of Washington BGS Student Group would like to invite members of the Seattle BGS Alumni group to their first event.  Jessica Herkel from Northwestern Mutual will be discussing time management.  Food from Chipotle Mexican Grill will be provided.  Please RSVP by Monday, February 16th, so we can tell the UW BGS Group how many of us to expect.

Date:                     Tuesday, February 17th

Time:                    5:30 to 7:00 PM

Location:             Dempsey Hall, Room 102, University of Washington Foster School of Business

Directions:          http://www.foster.washington.edu/pages/visit.aspx

RSVP:                    Complete the online registration form at http://bgsseattle.org/registration/  .  If you have questions, please email us at bgsseattle@gmail.com.

                                Cost:                     Free for BGS members and guests

Tableau Hands-on Workshop

 

The BGS Seattle Alumni Chapter, with the help of Tableau Software, is offering an opportunity to learn Tableau Desktop.

Tableau Desktop makes it easy to connect to dozens of different databases, and then drag-and-drop to create visualizations. Multiple visualizations can be combined on interactive dashboards, allowing anyone to discover profound insights.

Tableau will provide free limited access to their software, so you can follow along and create your own visualizations.  We recommend that you install the software before arriving at the workshop. The software will be available for Windows machines only.

 

Date:                    Monday, December 8th

Time:                    6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Location:             Tableau Software, 837 N. 34th St. Seattle, WA 98103

 

 

RSVP:                   Complete the online registration form at http://bgsseattle.org/registration/  by 12/8/14.  If you have questions, please email us at bgsseattle@gmail.com.

                              Please RSVP early and provide your email address so we can get the software download link to you before the event date.

Drinks and snacks will be provided.

Cost:                     Free for BGS members and guests

Parking:               Parking may be available, for a fee, in the U-park lots around the building. $10 for the evening.

Fall Networking Event – The Garage Billiards

Come network with local BGS members at The Garage Billiards in Seattle.  We will have three pool tables reserved for BGS.  Appetizers will be provided.  Members and guests will be responsible for the cost of beverages.

Date:                     Wednesday, September 24th

Time:                    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Location:             The Garage Billiards

1130 Broadway

Seattle, WA 98122

 

RSVP:                    Complete the online registration form at http://bgsseattle.org/registration/ .  If you have questions, please email us at bgsseattle@gmail.com.

Cost:                      Free for BGS members, Free for guests.

Join us for our Annual BBQ!

Join us for our Annual BBQ!

When: Saturday, July 19th, 3pm-5:30pm

 

Where: Don Armeni Park (Near the Alki water taxi dock)

1222 Harbor Ave SW, 98116

 

What to bring:   Bring your own drinks.  Hot dogs,

burgers and snacks provided.

 

Cost: Free for BGS and non-BGS  members!

 

Registration, RSVP: http://bgsseattle.org/registration/

Questions? Email bgsseattle@gmail.com.

 

 

Officer Elections

Officer elections will be taking place during the BBQ. The nominees for positions are:

 

President: Dan Hirota

Vice-President: Nick Zeppa

Treasurer: Abhishek Gupta

Secretary: Cristina Beadle

 

 

 

Coming up:  Sign up now for the Obliteride Volunteer Event

When: August 10th

 

Where: Magnuson Park

 

BGS has reserved volunteer spots for the hospitality tent on race day. Read more about the cause here. Space is limited, please RSVP by July 25th.

 

Registration: http://getinvolved.fhcrc.org/site/TR/Events/Obliteride?pg=team&fr_id=1340&team_id=6770

June Speaker Event – Optimizing the Value of Finance at Boeing

Darren K. Rozendaal

Darren is the manager of the Flight Services Financial Operations organization at Boeing – where he is responsible for a team of analysts that budget and forecast activities within the organization. Prior to his role at flight services, Darren worked in Commercial Financial Planning where he was responsible for a number of financial analysis work statements and interacted with all Commercial business units, accounting, and corporate investor relations. Previously, Darren worked in financial roles at Washington Mutual and the startup Humongous Entertainment. He is a native of the Pacific Northwest, and a proud graduate of the University of Washington. 

 

Tuesday, June 17th

6pm-8pm

Seattle University

PIGT 416- Puget Power Room

 

RSVP: http://bgsseattle.org/registration/

 *Please note this is a free event for BGS and non-BGS members. Food and drink will be provided.

 

 

May Networking Mixer

 

Come network with local BGS members at Lucky Strike in Bellevue’s Lincoln Square.  Lucky Strike is an Eastside hotspot that offers bowling, billiards and a variety of arcade games.  We will have a reserved section in the lounge for our party.  Appetizers will be provided.  Members and guests will be responsible for the cost of beverages and other entertainment.

Date:                     Monday, May 12th

Time:                    6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Location:             Lucky Strike Bellevue

700 Bellevue Way NE Suite 250

Bellevue, WA 98004

425-453-5137

 

RSVP:                    Complete the online registration form at http://bgsseattle.org/registration/  .  If you have questions, please email us at bgsseattle@gmail.com.

Cost:                      Free for BGS members, free for non-member guests.

March Networking Mixer

Come network with local BGS members.  Appetizers will be provided.  Members and guests will be responsible for the cost of beverages and other discretionary purchases.

Date: Tuesday, March 11th

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Location: Spitfire 2219 4th Avenue Seattle, WA 98121 206.441.7966 RSVP: Complete the online registration form at http://bgsseattle.org/registration/  by 3/7/14.  If you have questions, please email us at bgsseattle@gmail.com. Cost: Free for BGS members, $5 for non-member guests.