Recreation Northwest

Recreation Northwest EXPO

2016-EXPO-wordmark                       Thursday, February 25th – Saturday, February 27th

New for 2016

In support of the statewide initiative we are adding a new element to our popular Recreation Northwest EXPO. Our Outdoor Recreation Summit –Growing Washington’s Recreation Economy will bring us together to help propel our local and regional economies forward- demonstrating the impact our industries have.

EXPO Exhibitors

To meet the increased demand of 2016 EXPO Exhibitors, we are expanding our footprint in the main ballroom- we have space for 75 exhibitors!

Watch our EXPO Video. See schedule below.

RegisterGreenThursday, February 25th
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Basecamp Bellingham – Boundary Bay’s Mountain Room (Exclusive event for exhibitors and Outdoor Recreation Summit attendees only)

Friday, February 26th
Four Points Sheraton, 714 Lakeway Dr, Bellingham, WA 98229

9:00 am – 1:30 pm Outdoor Recreation Summit –Growing Washington’s Recreation Economy

2:00 pm – 4:00 pm EXPO set up

4:00 pm – 8:00 pm EXPO open to the public

Saturday, February 27th
All day around Whatcom County – EXCURSIONS and Tours

Open to the Public!

FREE Admission for everybody to come to this exciting annual event.

Bring your friends and family to check out the EXPO Exhibitors– the best and the brightest in the local and regional outdoor recreation scene. This is your chance to connect with the resources you need for a healthy year ahead.

Door Prizes

You can win great EXPO Door Prizes onsite. 


Our EXPO Exhibitors

bike & crowdMeet face to face with Health Professionals, Bike Shops, Running Stores, Outfitters, Outdoor Media, Outdoor Activity Clubs, Stewardship Organizations and representatives from your favorite local recreation events and races.

See great list of 2016 EXPO Exhibitors.

Check out the list of 2015 EXPO Exhibitors for a taste of what we had last year.

Partners & Sponsors

Recreation Northwest EXPO Sponsors are credited for making this happen. We are proud to have the Four Points Sheraton as our host hotel for the EXPO and Summit.

FourPointsLogoJPG1 Kudos to them for making this year’s EXPO a Toward Zero Waste event.

We also thank our local media and community organizations for their support as Recreation Northwest EXPO Sponsors: KAFE, Bellingham Whatcom County Tourism & Basecamp Bellingham, Sustainable Connections, Bellingham/Whatcom County Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Mount Baker Experience/Point Roberts Press, Adventures NW Magazine, Outdoors NW and Port of Bellingham.

EXPO Contact

Todd Elsworth


We are also featuring ELEVATION The Art of Cascadia  – A passionate celebration of the northwest landscape. An Opening Art Reception will be held February 5th in partnership with Allied Arts of Whatcom County, BE in Bellingham and Adventures NW. The exhibit will be on display throughout downtown Bellingham during the month of February.

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