It's more than a slogan in Spokane. It's reality. Big city amenities combined with natural beauty, four seasons and a wealth of ways to stay entertained make Spokane a great convention destination.
Spokane is a great base for all sorts of activities, with an amazing number of outdoor recreation opportunities just a short drive away. You'll find mountains for skiing, hiking and biking, lakes and rivers for swimming, boating and fishing, and golf courses with challenging holes and unmatched scenery.
Our indoors will stir your senses as well. Spokane boasts a wonderful lineup of Broadway shows, art galleries, notable museums and great historic venues.
What trip to the city would be complete without shopping and fabulous food? Once again, Spokane has it covered. You can shop in convenient malls, renovated historic buildings, unique boutiques and well-known department stores. And when its time for a little refreshment, you'll find distinctively regional tastes paired with familiar favorites. Spokane has the recipe for your new favorite meal!
The hard part will be deciding what to do first.
Northern Quest Resort & Casino will be the host hotel for the 2014 EWI Spring Conference! Northern Quest is a 250 room, Four Diamond destination resort where the casual elegance and rustic beauty of indigenous stone, rich woods and natural light greet you upon arrival. The warm welcome of a professional and attentive staff immediately puts you at ease, ready to experience the sense of adventure and escape promised by the resorts bold style.
This is more than just a hotel, it's a space with a sense of place and it's a place for business. With over 22,000 square feet of state-of-the-art conference, break out and banquet space, this makes it the perfect workplace for conventions, presentations, meetings or retreats. Northern Quest is also a place of pleasure. A giant gaming floor sizzling with more than 2,000 slots, all your favorite table games, the finest poker room in the Inland Northwest, world-class entertainment and award winning restaurants. When it's time to wind down and rejuvenate, immerse yourself into 14,000 square feet of full service spa bliss at La Rive Spa & Salon. Located just 10 minutes west of downtown Spokane, (W I-90, exit 277) and only 5 minutes from Spokane International Airport. Check out our flight maps here!