2022 WFIA Connect

Online Bidding & Donations Opens May 12, 2022!

WFIA's Connect: Vendor-2-Retailer auction offers you the opportunity to bid on amazing items, purchase raffle tickets, and donate until your heart's content. The WFIA Connect Auction is also where you will find amazing networking packages where vendors and retailers can continue to network while on the open ocean fishing, playing a round of golf, watching a sporting event, and many others. The auction bids go to support the WFIA PAC fund, which allows WFIA to continue it's advocacy work for our members.

  • All silent auction items will be available to bid on May 12, 2022.
  • All silent auction items will close on May 19, 2022, at 6:00 p.m.
  • All live auction items can be previewed on the site but ONLY bid on in-person at the May 19, 2022 Connect: Vendor-2-Retailer IN-PERSON Event
  • You can pick up your items or arrange for shipping at the May 19, 2022 Connect: Vendor-2-Retailer IN-PERSON Event
  • Check out all of the wonderful items that have been donated by our gracious community underneath AUCTION; or
  • You can make a generous DONATION

Double Barrel Ranch Pheasant Hunt

Join URM leadership on a once-in-a-lifetime pheasant hunting trip!

Leonetti Wine & Dinner Package with Fiesta Foods

Enjoy an exclusive dinner for four with the President and Buyers of Fiesta Foods at President, Craig Gaylord’s, house overlooking the scenic Columbia River. Chef Craig Gaylord will prepare a feast of the best quality beef and a Leonetti Cellar flight of their premium wines.

Seahawks Game & Dinner

Bring your best 12th-Man to watch the Seahawks! This package includes 4 tickets at the club level and dinner. This is a regular season game to be determined. Can be used for Preseason.

Gold & Dinner Package with Rosauers

Join Cliff Rigsbee, CEO, and Mike Shirts, COO, of Rosauers at the amazing Kalispel Golf & Country Club! Dinner to follow at 1898 Restaurant.

Golf & Dinner Package with UNFI Leadership

Enjoy golf and dinner at a golf club of your choice! Bob Garibaldi, Region President with the UNFI leadership team will be joining you. This package accommodates six additional guests.

Distillery Tour and Tasting Experience With Metropolitan Market

Enjoy a day with Metropolitan Market CEO Ron Megahan and Wine, Beer & Spirits Category Manager Mark Takagi.  Start your afternoon with a private tasting and tour at Woodinville Whiskey Co (6 guests) and then walk over to the Barking Frog restaurant for a fabulous meal.  But wait there’s more.  This package includes a priceless selection of impossible to get Whiskeys; one 750ml bottle of each of the following: Van Winkle 10 Year Bourbon; Old Forester “Birthday” 12 Year Bourbon; Suntory “ The Yamazaki” 12 Year Whisky; Whistle Pig “Metropolitan Market Single Barrel” 10 Year Rye Whiskey; Copper Works “Metropolitan Market Single Cask” Whiskey. 

Your auction bids and purchases support the WFIA PAC fund, which allows WFIA to continue its advocacy work for all of our members.

All auction proceeds benefit Washington Food Industry Association, a 501(c)6 organization (EIN #91-0462216).

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