Hosts Global Announces the Opening of a New DMC in Seattle, Washington


Hosts Global (Hosts) announced the opening of Hosts Seattle, a full-service Destination Management Company (DMC) established to produce group programs including meetings, conventions, incentive programs and special events in Washington state and the Pacific Northwest. The opening of this new Seattle business was driven by Hosts’ determination to deliver more strategic value to existing clients and based on high customer demand for Hosts’ services within the destination.

“This is a very exciting time for our company,” said Joshua Jones, DMCP, regional president of Hosts Las Vegas, Hosts Southern California and Hosts Seattle. “We’re thrilled to expand into a bustling destination that is recognized as a top choice for travel to deliver unforgettable group experiences within the city and surrounding area.” Jones and director of sales Laura Wilkens will lead the grand opening and continued growth of Hosts Seattle. The two bring a combined 40+ years of experience in the hospitality industry to the newly established operation and look forward to partnering with Seattle’s destination marketing leaders and hospitality colleagues to grow industry collaboration and new business opportunities.

Hosts Seattle is now the seventh office location opened and operated by Hosts Global, a strategic partner for meeting and event planners worldwide. Hosts’ global reputation stems from the success of its 300+ current destinations available through a combination of owned and affiliated DMC members. Hosts’ high services standards and commitment to delivering exceptional experiences drives customer demand. “We’re investing in purposeful growth in Seattle,” said Jennifer Patino, DMCP, chief executive officer of Hosts Global. “We look forward to delivering our H Factor in Seattle and showcasing the destinations tremendous hospitality offerings.”

To learn more about Hosts Seattle or for information regarding DMC services for meetings, conventions, incentive programs and special events in the destination, contact or visit

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Katie Davis
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