Thrive Day 2




Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Hyatt Olive 8, 1635 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101

Free for Network for Nature members
Non Members - $25 a person


Woodland Park Zoo’s young professionals network, Network for Nature (NFN), is hosting Thrive Day 2 on Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at Hyatt Olive 8. The event includes a networking reception and a lightning talk featuring Woodland Park Zoo's 2018 Conservation Leadership Award honorees K. Ullas Karanth, PhD and Krithi K. Karanth, PhD. The lightning talk will be paired with a panel of leading experts shedding light on how technology and conservation are coming together to save species.

We are excited to announce that the discussion will be moderated by Lucas Joppa, PhD, Microsoft Chief Environmental Scientist. Joining Dr. Joppa will be the following panelists:

  • Lisa Dabek, PhD, Woodland Park Zoo, Senior Conservation Scientist/Director of the Papua New Guinea Tree Kangaroo Conservation Program
  • Bonnie Lei, Microsoft, Project Manager, Microsoft AI for Earth
  • Robert Long, PhD, Woodland Park Zoo, Senior Conservation Scientist, Field Conservation Program
  • Ted Schmitt, Vulcan, Principal Business Development Manager

Please note that this is a 21+ event.

Questions? Contact Bridget Dolan at 206.548.2422 or email

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Wednesday February 28
6:00 PM
Hosted by Network For Nature, Woodland Park Zoo's young professionals network
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Thrive Day 2: Drink Beer, Save Species, Talk Tech & Conservation:
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Unable to attend Thrive Day 2 but want to support your zoo? Gifts of all sizes make a difference!

Research reveals that people are healthier, happier, and perhaps even smarter and more creative when they are connected to nature. Simply put, nature makes us more human.

Woodland Park Zoo offers 92 lush green acres, buzzing with the energy of more than 300 animal species from around the planet, right here in the heart of our booming city.

As Seattle evolves as a dynamic, urban center, we need your help to ensure our zoo remains an oasis for nature play and rediscovering our humanity by connecting with animals that share our planet. Your support enables Woodland Park Zoo to lead more than 1.3 million visitors each year on a journey that inspires a lifelong love of animals, makes science come alive and helps people take conservation action. Thank you!

Sponsor Thrive Day 2


As part of your sponsorship you can take advantage of the zoo’s 1.10+ BILLION total media reach, 150,000 Facebook fans, and 29 million YouTube video views (a number that makes Woodland Park Zoo the most viewed zoo in the western hemisphere). Woodland Park Zoo also has the largest membership base among Puget Sound museum and cultural attractions with more than 40,500 members. By sponsoring Thrive Day 2 event and reception, your company will receive tickets to this rsvp-only event in addition to the following benefits:

Thrive Day 2 Sponsor Benefits

Wide-spread Logo Recognition

  • Your company logo / name included on event collateral, including email invitation sent to over 500 community and philanthropic leaders in the Puget Sound Region.
  • Sponsor logo / name recognition integrated into signage and video screens at the Thrive Day 2 event and reception.
  • Sponsor company logos / names included in event advertisements, including two in MyZoo quarterly membership magazine (40,000 print readership).

Benefits Beyond the Event

  • Invite your company’s employees or clients to Woodland Park Zoo with complimentary admission tickets!
  • Invite your company’s employees to Woodland Park Zoo with special invites to Wild at Heart donor events.



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Woodland Park Zoo saves animals and their habitats through conservation leadership and engaging experiences, inspiring people to learn, care and act.


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