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Tech Talk Tuesday: Vendor Forum Offers Window into City and County Technology Partnerships

2018 vendor forum attendees participate in speed networking session
2018 Vendor Forum

Seattle Information Technology (Seattle IT) and King County Information Technology (KCIT) are jointly hosting their annual IT Vendor Forum this Thursday, May 16, 2019 at Seattle’s City Hall. This event is held every year to lay the groundwork for successful future partnerships with technology organizations. The goal is to give attendees a chance to learn how to do business with the City of Seattle and King County, hear about upcoming technology projects, and speak with managers one on one. This event also gives Seattle IT and KCIT the chance hear ideas and solutions from our local technology community.

Interested in joining us? Here’s what to expect?

Make sure to bring business cards and wear comfortable shoes. Have a short introduction prepared for the five-minute networking sessions and come with ideas! There is no sign-up for the networking session this year. Project leads will be on hand to speak to you in the following categories: • Collaboration Tools

  • Automation
  • Network and Applications Monitoring
  • Data Analytics
  • GIS
  • Project Management
  • Digital Security
  • New Technologies

If you have not done business with the City of Seattle or King County before or need to change your status to include the women or minority-owned business designation, you can do it at this event.


Where: Seattle City Hall Bertha Knight Landes Conference Room

When: Doors open for the morning session at 9:30 a.m. The session runs from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Doors open for the afternoon session at 12:30 p.m. with session at 1 – 3 p.m.

Parking: There is no public parking at City Hall. There are several parking garages in the area. Street parking is limited.

We look forward to seeing you at the 5th Annual Seattle IT/King County IT Vendor Forum! Go to our Vendor Forum page for more information, or to join our Listserv to get updates on the Vendor Forum throughout the year.