10th Annual CougsFirst! Show & Career Expo

  • Address:
  • 900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
  • Presented By: CougsFirst!
  • Dates: 5/9/2024, 5/10/2024
  • Categories: Family Friendly, Free, Public Shows/Exhibits, Lectures & Workshops, Conventions, Wine/Beer/Spirits, Annual Events
  • Location: Hyatt Regency Bellevue
  • Time: 10:30 AM to 7:00 PM
  • Price: Free to attend
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Join hundreds of WSU alumni and friends on Friday, May 10th at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue from 10:30 am - 7:00 pm for one of the biggest Coug events of the year! We have a packed agenda, with all day fun. This is a family-friendly event and free to attend. Come find a new job, explore Coug businesses, enjoy some local wine/beer/cider, and more.

- 10:30 am - 1:30 pm | Career Expo: Find a job or explore new opportunities with businesses who want to hire Cougs!
- 11:30 am - 1:00 pm | Power Lunch* with the WSU Carson College of Business. Purchase a table, or individual seat, at our Power Lunch presented in partnership with the WSU Carson College of Business. (*Only event requiring a paid, pre-registration)
- 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm | Live Sessions: Attend free presentations and live interview sessions with WSU Athletic Director, Pat Chun (1:30 - 2:15pm) and (2:15 - 3:00pm).
- 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm | WSU Keynote: Hear from the Chancellor of WSU Everett, Paul Pitre, during his Keynote Address.
- 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm | CougsFirst! Show: Trade show for Cougs and Coug fans to learn about products and services offered by Coug owned and managed businesses. Plus, enjoy wine/beer/cider tasting with a tasting wristband, visit The Coug pop-up, and enter for a chance to win fun prizes and giveaways!
- 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm | Happy Hour: Enjoy drinks and appetizers with the purchase of a tasting wristband.
- 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm | CougsFirst! After Party: Immediately following the Show, join fellow Cougs in visiting 3 different local, Coug-owned businesses in the Kirkland Marina for an After Party, brought to you by College Hill. 

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