You are welcome to come to the conference and enjoy our community. There is no cost to come through the doors and enjoy the ambiance of the conference.
The WOW Conference is held in the Campus Center at North Seattle College, 9600 College Way N., Seattle, WA 98103. There is a map below on this page and directions.
On this page is all the information you need to know about the conference: Special activities Links to the event schedule and registration What to bring list Hotel for attendees Parking Pass (needed for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) Parking is free Map and directions Meals Certificates of Attendence for you to receive CEU credits WOW Membership Photography On-site Counseling Networking tables No-fragrance policy Poetry Wall and Community Connections
For any questions please contact WOW at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 206-782-3363 - please leave a message and we will call you as soon as possible.
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES - OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, FREE ENTRY Saturday, February 18th and Sunday, Feb. 19th 9:00am - 7:00pm, and Monday, February 20th 9:00am - 1:30 pm
The Women of Wisdom Market Place full of talented women artists
The Temple where you can purchase a private appointment with our professional Healers, Psychic Readers, and Body Workers.
Community Area & Concessions – enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or treat as you relax in the community area, contribute to the poetry wall etc.
The Art Show – a juried art show of art by women
Counselors are available for individual sessions by donation
2017 Event Registration
You can register for individual events or weekend packages.
Please go to the event schedule page to see the full list of events.
Pre-conference registration is available online and by phone. 206.782.3363 through noon, Wednesday, Feb. 15th.
Registration is now Closed. You may still call the Registration Desk until Thursday February 16th, 2017 at 4:30pm. Registration will also be available on site during the conference at North Seattle College.
Hotel We have rooms reserved for our attendees with special conference rates at Hotel Nexus, which is close to the college Click here for information: Hotel Nexus
For workshops Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, the college cafeteria is open.
Friday, Saturday and Sunday we will have a choice of three delicious box (bag) lunches (gluten free and vegan options) for you to purchase. These must be purchased by Tuesday, Feb. 14th.
Monday is a special lunch banquet that you need to register for (see conference schedule) unless you have a weekend pass.
We will have light snacks, tea, coffee and water available at the conference. If you have dietary concerns or desire a more substantive meal we have prepared a document you can download with a list of local restaurants within a mile or so of the campus where you can go for lunch or dinner. The list includes contact information and driving directions from the campus.
Parking at North Seattle College is free We have downloadable versions of our parking map for your convenience. You will need a parking pass for events on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday during the day and evening. Do not park in the South west lot, garage or visitor lot before 5pm on Wed. Thursday or Friday. Park in the East lot facing the freeway. You do not need a pass during the weekend Saturday through Monday. Click here for a parking pass:
Directions: See campus map and conference room maps at the bottom of this page. North Seattle College is close to the Northgate Shopping Center on the (opposite) west side of the I-5 freeway. We are located in the SW corner of campus, near the light at 95th St. and College Way N.
From the south, take Northgate Way exit off of I-5, turn left at the exit light, stay in the left lanes, go up to the light at Northgate Way, cross under the freeway, and go to Meridian Way (just past Nexus Hotel and Saffron Grill restaurant). Turn left, Meridian Way becomes College Way N. Drive south to the light at 95th St. which is at the south end of the campus buildings. Turn left on 95th and take the first right into the south parking lot. If that is full continue to the east lot where there's lots of parking.
From the north, take the Northgate Way exit, turn right at the exit light and left at Meridian Way and follow above directions.
Evening events on Thursday, Friday and Saturday are in the Conference Room, Gaia (cc1161).
Our Conference Center is in "Frigga" (old cafeteria - cc1456), and includes Registration, Conference information, Counselors, Poetry Wall, Community/social/lunch area, Networking, Silent Auction, Market Place, Temple and Art Show.
When you arrive at the conference you will be directed to your workshop room.
Continuing Education Credits
Certificates of attendance are available. There is a fee of $10 per class to receive the CEUs. You can pay for the certificate at your workshop, please ask the workshop facilitator for assistance.
We appreciate everyone’s support towards the mission of WOW and hope you will become a member! We are a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and your contribution is tax-deductible. Memberships begin at $35.
Photos & Video Recording
Women of Wisdom will be taking photographs and some video during the conference and utilizing them in our news or promotional material, whether in print, electronic, or other media, including the Women of Wisdom website. By participating in the 2016 Women of Wisdom Conference you grant Women of Wisdom the right to use your photograph for such purposes. We respect any requests for privacy, so please let us know if you wish to remain anonymous and/or not be filmed/photographed. You can inform the workshop facilitators or the photographers/videographers when they arrive. Filming and photographs will not be taken during intimate sharing times.
Personal recording of events is not permissable.
We are striving for a fragrance-free event to accommodate attendees with asthma and chemical sensitivities (and to improve awareness for all people regarding fragrance chemicals). Thank you for not wearing perfume, cologne, or other scented products.
On Site Counseling Services
Are available on these days: Saturday and Sunday 9:00am - 6:00pm and Monday 9:00 am - 1:30 pm. Our professional counselors are available for guidance, crisis intervention, and processing your emotions. There will be a sign up sheet in the counseling corner of Frigga's Hall near the Temple.
You are welcome to bring your fliers, brochures, and business cards to set out on the networking tables in the college center building near registration. Please do not include any give away items that are scented.
Poetry Wall & Community Connection Center
We at WOW are so excited about the conference and we love the creativity that is expressed by you lovely wise women, so be sure to share some of your creativity with all of us. The poetry "wall" is in Frigga, our conference center.
This year, our 25th, will have a wall for you to post your reflections and gratitudes about WOW!
You can compose a masterpiece, a lovely scribble, or bless us with a Haiku. Art materials will be provided to use. Have Fun!