SBE Christmas Party

November 28, 2017

The best SBE Chapter 16 Christmas Party is being planned for Saturday, December 16 at Ivar’s Salmon House on Lake Union.  The doors will open at 5:30 for “happy hour” hosted by Hatfield and Dawson Engineers.  Live Christmas music will be provided by the “The Re-Arrangers.”  The elegant buffet dinner will follow at 7 pm.  Following dinner will be the fabulous drawing for gifts and prizes donated by our chapter sponsors and broadcast suppliers.

The buffet dinner will include Alder Grilled Coho Salmon Fillet, Alder Grilled Chicken Marsala, Pepper Herb Rubbed Prime Rib with Au jus and creamy horseradish.  The Entrées will be complimented with Mesquite Cornbread Muffins, Honey lavender butter, Soup and Salad, Mixed Green Salad, Balsamic vinaigrette, Ivar’s World-Famous Clam Chowder, Seasonal Fresh Fruit Platter, and a Chilled Citrus Poached Prawn Platter

Dinner will be followed by our exciting gift and prize drawings.  Tickets for the drawing will be provided to Chapter Members at the door.  Among those providing gifts and prizes for this year’s event include Broadcast Supply Worldwide (BSW), Westlake Electronics (IEWC), Broadcast Tools, Vetco Electronics and many others.

This year’s cost is being held to the highly subsidized $30 per person for Chapter Members and one guest.

RSVP’s are a must, so respond with your name, member number, and the name of your guest to

This year the SBE Christmas Party will feature a Grand Prize Drawing for an expense paid trip to the NAB Show in Las Vegas in April. The prize is for a three-day, two-night stay in Las Vegas, including round trip air fare from Seattle, hotel, transportation between the hotel to the convention and an exhibit pass.  The winner must be a current SBE member and present at the drawing to be eligible to win.

The winner will fly to Las Vegas from SeaTac Airport Monday morning, April 9 and return Wednesday night, April 11. The winner will stay at a Las Vegas hotel Monday and Tuesday night.  Transportation between the hotel and the convention center will be provided.  An exhibit pass will be provided that will provide access to the 46 acres of broadcast technology exhibits.

The rules are simple: The drawing will be held near the conclusion of the Christmas Party Saturday evening, December 16. The winner must be a current SBE member (any chapter) and must be present at the drawing.  If the winner cannot make the trip or declines the award, another ticket will be drawn until a winner can accept the award.

The winner will be expected to attend the SBE Member Meeting and following Reception Tuesday evening, April 10, at the Convention Center. The winner will also be expected to give a report on the experience at the May Chapter Luncheon.  Chapter Member Jim Dalke will assist with air travel and hotel reservations which must be completed before December 24, 2017.