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Night of the Stars 2018

Friday, November 2, 2018, at 6:00 p.m. | Hyatt Regency Bellevue

NAIOP Washington’s Night of the Stars Awards Program is an annual black tie gala dedicated to recognizing exceptional individuals and companies in our industry and the projects in which our members are involved. The goal of the program is to identify outstanding real estate developments and activities in a variety of market types and the individuals who conceived of, took risk, sponsored, supported, and made the projects happen. 

Winners Announced! 

Click here to read our announcement of the 2018 Night of the Stars award winners and special honorees. 

Award Statuette Orders

Winners may order additional statuettes for display. Click here to place your order. 


Important Deadlines

The Night of the Stars Awards Program is a two-step nomination process. From June 4 to July 16, NAIOP Washington State solicits project and firm nominations online. On August 10, finalists are notified and receive their presentation day, time(s) and additional details. All finalists have the opportunity to make an in-person presentation to a panel of judges on the mornings of September 13 and 14 at the offices of GLY Construction in Bellevue. Presentations for each project/category will be limited to approximately 5 minutes.

Please keep these important dates in mind:

  • June 4, 2018: Nomination system and sponsor table sales go online.
  • July 16, 2018: Nominations due by 11:59 p.m. PT.
  • Aug. 10, 2018: Finalists are notified. In-person presentation schedules are provided.
  • Aug. 15, 2018: General table sales online.
  • Sept. 13 & 14, 2018: In-person presentations at GLY in Bellevue.
  • Sept. 19, 2018: Finalists announced and media embargo lifted. Online voting for People's Choice begins. 
  • Oct. 12, 2018: Last day for refunds less processing fees. Online voting for People's Choice ends. 
  • Oct. 24, 2018: All tickets and seats at tables purchased require individuals' names for the tickets. If you purchased a table of 10, or multiple tickets, you will receive an email with instructions on registering your guests. Please provide names no later than October 24, 2018.
  • Nov. 2, 2018: Winners announced at the 2018 Night of the Stars Awards Gala, Hyatt Regency Bellevue.

Cocktails: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Awards Presentation: 8:00 p.m. 


Artisan Greens, Dried Cranberries, Roasted Sweet Potato, Grape Tomato, Creamy Herb Dressing

Garlic Butter Chicken, Crushed Baby Yukons, Crispy Brussels Sprouts, Marinated Pomegranate Seeds


Honey Mousse Tart, Fig Jam Insert, Choco Deco, Fresh Strawberries or Mint Chocolate Ganache Tart, Toasted Meringue, Chocolate Croquants

Please contact Peggi Lewis Fu, [email protected], by October 26 to request changes due to dietary restrictions. Thank you.  


How do I get a ticket for Night of the Stars? 
Sponsor early to secure a table and priority placement in the ballroom! General tables sell out quickly, and a limited number of individual tickets will be sold, if available, to members only.

Only a few tables remain, available to sponsors only. Contact Brooke Griffith, [email protected], to purchase a table. 


Will there be any accommodations?

NAIOPWA has arranged for discounted hotel room rates at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Rates are $159+tax for single/double occupancy. The deadline to receive NAIOP’s room rate is October 10, 2018. Click here to make your reservation. Phone reservations can be made by calling 888-421-1442—please reference the NAIOP Room Block and receive the lowered group rate. 

What is the dress code for this event?
This is a black-tie event. Men typically wear a tuxedo or suit. Women typically wear a gown or suit.

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