Letting Our Geek Flags Fly at the 2016 GeekWire Bash

Here at Weber Shandwick Seattle, we believe in having a strong work/life/fun balance. And sometimes, we get all three in one grandiose, geeky evening of ping pong, foosball, dodgeball and hanging out with our techiest Seattle friends — evenings like yesterday, when Natalie and I broke out our hoverboards (okay, not really) and headed over […]

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2015 GeekWire Summit: Insights into Seattle’s Tech Industry

Those of us in the Weber Shandwick Seattle Tech Practice all have our favorite media outlets to get our news from – Ars Technica, Bits Blog or Mashable, to name a few. Personally, I’ve become a daily visitor of GeekWire, the premier technology blog for the Pacific Northwest and one of the most read tech sites […]

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See You at the GeekWire Gala 2012 After-Party

We’ve got a great crew heading to the GeekWire Gala tonight in Seattle and are excited to see our friends in the industry – from clients, to colleagues and of course, the GeekWire crew. This year, we’re the official sponsor of the after-party at Keys on Main and will be providing shuttles from the gala. If […]

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The Verdict from TechNW 2012: “Seattle’s Tech Community Is So Awesome”

For the second year, Weber Shandwick Seattle had the distinct pleasure of serving as the engagement partner for the Washington Technology Industry Association’s TechNW event – an event that brings together local tech players to learn from each other, network and grow their businesses. This year, TechNW 2012 focused on start-ups and the entrepreneurial spirit […]

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Seattle Ranks Number One for Gen Y on the Job

Today’s young professionals are often the recipients of many stereotypes – skinny jeans-wearing, always on the go and Facebook-obsessed – but a recent report from PayScale suggests Gen Y is having a major impact on today’s workplaces. And, guess what? Seattle’s Gen Y’s top choice! According to PayScale’s lead economist, Katie Bardaro, “Seattle is a […]

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And the Award Goes to…

On Thursday night, more than 600 of Seattle’s best and brightest entrepreneurs and investors gathered together for GeekWire’s Seattle 2.0 Awards. The 4th annual ceremony, which honors the local startup community, was held at the EMP and was complete with a lavish (and completely rain-soaked) red carpet. This year, Weber Shandwick attended the event in […]

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Do We Need to Hack Higher Ed?

As a dynamic and creative public relations agency, Weber Shandwick is always looking for the best and brightest, but where do our future bright stars come from and how are they educated? Is a college degree the currency in our labor market that it once was or are other learning programs and real-life experience challenging […]

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TechNW Conversations Turn to Mobile, Games and Startups

The Washington Technology Industry Association‘s annual TechNW conference convened at Bell Harbor Conference Center last week for a series of discussions about trends among Northwest tech companies. Mobile, gaming and the Seattle startup scene were among the hot topics of the day for the sold-out gathering. Weber Shandwick Seattle provided social media support for the […]

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Interviews and Insights With Seattle’s Top Tech Leaders

As part of our support work for tomorrow’s Washington Technology Industry Association‘s (WTIA) TechNW conference, we’ve had the honor of interviewing a number of tech leaders across the Emerald City. Be sure to check out a few highlights below and you can see more here on WTIA’s playlist. In addition, be sure to join the […]

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