Spouse/Guest Program Overview

“Welcome to Symposium 2020.  We are very excited to have you join us in this year’s program; I know you will enjoy the day programs we have organized. As always, it is a new year to welcome new faces and catch up with friends.  Looking forward to seeing you there.”   –  Karen Kois, Program Director

Program Details

Check-In Time & Location

Hyatt Regency – Clallum Room, Level 7
Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020:  7:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Program Hours

See daily program times listed below

Program Fee

  • $600 for all three days – includes activities, transportation, lunch, and snacks
  • $200 for single day activities

What to Pack

Comfortable shoes for walking, sunglasses, hat, and summer attire.

Special Giveaway

Upon check-in participants will receive their special weekend bag.

Contact

For more information about the program, please contact Karen Kois at karen@koiscenter.com. If you are unable to leave with the group please call Karen’s cell phone at (253)377-4812.

Daily Activities

Wednesday, July 22 - Registration and Cocktail Reception

Every year the Annual Kois Center Symposium opens with the traditional Welcome Reception. This is an opportunity to catch up with fellow Kois Members and friends, and a chance for your family to meet their program leaders for the weekend. The reception features Northwest beer and wine, hors d’oeuvres, and a slide show featuring highlights from last year’s meeting.

Thursday, July 23 - Sizzleworks, cooking School

Meet and Greet continental breakfast at Hyatt

Hours: 9:30 -10:30 am

Meet: Hyatt Regency Seattle –7th Floor, Clallum Room

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The Cooking Experience-Sizzleworks, cooking school

Hours: 10:30 am -2:00 pm

We will travel by bus to Bellevue. We all know the best times are shared in the kitchen and what a great way to start our weekend preparing delightful “little dishes” at the cooking school. Variety is the spice of life and these small plates are a very Italian way to entertain both large and small groups of friends. Whether you are a seasoned home cook, just beginning to discover cooking, or have never cooked before, I promise we will all experience fun and satisfaction of working together under the personal guidance of Executive chef Carol Dearth.

Daily Cost: $200

Friday, July 24 - Yaymaker Events at Hyatt

Yaymaker Events at Hyatt-Custom Seascape

Hours: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Meet: Hyatt Regency Seattle – 7th Floor, Clallum Room

This is a really fun project I promise!  A resin based piece of art in a frame with glass, shells and other trinkets making this a special piece created by you that you will take home.

Daily Cost: $200

Saturday, July 25 - Cruise Aboard Excellence

Sun, Fun and Laughter Aboard the Yacht Excellence

Hours: 9:30 am – 2:30 pm

Meet: Hyatt Regency Seattle – Lobby to take South Lake Union Streetcar to the Marina

As always, we will take the trolley to Lake Union.  You can look forward to a relaxing day of sun, conversation and craft project.

Daily Cost: $200