That Gratitude Guy Podcast with David George Brooke: Gratitude Turns What You Have Into Enough: President of the Seattle Sports Commission - Special Guest Beth Knox
01/25/2022 05:00 am PDT
Beth has produced large-scale, special events for over 30 years as a producer and consultant in the events, sports and live entertainment industry. As president of the Seattle Sports Commission, she leads efforts to attract and host premier sporting events that shape the Puget Sound region, while providing valuable support to our professional and collegiate sports community.
Beth has held leadership roles with Seattle’s 2018 Special Olympics USA Games, Seafair, Bumbershoot, Summer Nights at the Pier concerts and more.
During her ten years as President & CEO of Seafair, Beth helped bring the Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon to Seattle and position Seafair as a powerhouse in the community. She resurrected the City’s Fourth of July fireworks show in 2013, produced the spectacular Seahawks Super Bowl Victory Parade in 2014, and the Sounders FC 2016 and 2019 MLS Championship Cup March and Rally.
Beth is passionate about building community through live interactions and shared cultural experiences. She has been recognized as a Puget Sound Business Journal Woman of Influence, Seattle Reign FC Community Legend, Smart Meeting Magazine Planner of the Year, and nominated into the Washington Festivals & Events Association Hall of Fame.
She serves on the boards of Visit Seattle, ASSET: A Seattle Special Events Team, Washington Festivals and Events Association, Seattle 4 Rotary, Seattle Police Foundation and Circlewood.
She lives in Issaquah, Washington with her husband, Jim, and is mom to twin 25-year-old sons.
David George Brooke
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