The Word Around Town

  • I just wanted to email and tell you how professional, kind, communicative, & helpful Todd was on Saturday. I have NEVER had a transpo drive text me to let me know they were on the way and updating me on every step. It was incredibly refreshing & reassuring. Todd was helpful to ALL the guests & even helped me unload a few things from my car. Nothing but positive things to say about that experience & I will defiantly be recommending your company in the future!
    Natalie Weinmeister - Ginger Bee Events & Planning 
  • Thank you for running a ‘First Cabin’ operation. I had the good fortune of having excellent representatives for my August get together. All my guests have commented on their professionalism, as well we their kindness.  Please pass on my appreciation for all they did to support my get together. If all your representatives area as well received as the ones I had, then you have very well run organization, congrats! Thanks again and I appreciate the support the Butler organization provided me.
  • "The gentleman that were on-site at the event yesterday were phenomenal!! They went out of their way to ensure that your guests had a flawless experience & it wouldn't have been the same without them. Thank you again & please pass the compliments on to the gentlemen that were present at the event, they deserve many thanks!
  • "We had a wonderful experience working with Butler Transportation. Their professionalism, attention to detail & customer oriented drivers made our lives much easier & we truly did not have to worry about anything because we know we were in good hands! We definitely will continue working with them & we certainly recommend them to anyone!"
    Lara Jardim, T&T Travel 
  • "I wanted to send a quick note of thanks for the wonderful valets that worked our department party... They were on time, polite & so helpful-there weren't a huge number of cars to park but it was so nice to have the service for those that did drive. And, at the end of the evening, the valets were so helpful in calling cabs for attendees that took cabs. Sincerely appreciated their help & customer service.
    Erin - Microsoft 
  • "I just wanted to let you know that we had exceptional feedback about valet this year. Our guests were especially happy with the timeliness & customer service. So, thank you for continuing to offer great services"
    Emily - Encompass 
  • "Tommy & the crew were outstanding. Prompt, efficient, gracious & professional. We couldn't have asked for better service. A number of our guests commented on how great they were. Thanks once again for a terrific job"
    Mark F. 
  • "Thank you for the part you played in making our event so successful! We love working with Butler Valet because of your professionalism, speediness and dependability. 
    Christy C. 
  • "Your crew was fantastic! All of them! I really appreciate their willingness to roll with whatever we needed. Thank you so much for all your help & I not only look forward to working with you guys again, but will pass your info to all that I think will need it."
    Amber B - The Production Network  
  • "Just wanted to say 'thank you' for the outstanding transportation services for our daughters wedding!  The van shuttles were perfect for getting the wedding party & guests to & from the venue safety.  The 'get away' Mercedes finished up a beautiful evening for Josh & Morgan in style!
    Jim R. 
  • "Some feedback from our family from this past Friday: Two words-First Class!  Everyone felt like a VIP thanks to your classy rides & wonderful drivers.  Our driver was Dan & he was so sweet keeping us entertained.  Thanks again for everything.  I'm so glad I found your company!"
    Kathy D. 
  • "Awesome time yesterday, loved the oversized bus. Cleve was such a good guy, so professional. What a nice man! You have a great employee with him, please know that. Thanks again. If you ever need a recommendation when competing for business feel free to have them call (me)."
    Chris S. - John C. Radovich Development Co.
  • "Cleve was the best driver I have ever had... and I have had many... he was professional, courteous and friendly... a genuinely very nice person... and the condition of your bus was outstanding."
    Dan Plummer 
  • "Your staff was great this weekend!!! Please let Dan know that he had excellent customer service. I am in a service related industry & know how important this aspect of the business really is. It is very refreshing to see this... My guests commented on his helpfulness & courtesy; as far as the car/parking situation, I was worry free... Thanks again, will definitely call you guys again."
    Ponce - Premier Long Tern Care Pharmacy 
  • "I wanted to pass on to you that our guests have so far absolutely raved about the services your team has provided. Butler Transportation got more comments then the actual tour! Dan, Tommy & Cleve were all very professional, flawlessly courteous & charming to our guests, & were very popular with them. You & your team made everything seamless, smooth, relaxing, & effortless for our guests (& took huge loads of stress off us as well)"
    Darragh Metzger - Virginia Mason Medical Center 
  • "Thank you, I really enjoyed working with you & Stuart, you are both a class above the rest.  I'll continue to refer everyone I can to you."  
    Tom B.
  • "Thanks so much for a great time on Friday (during our Woodinville wine tour).  We all had a blast and will be singing your praises for a long time."  
    Jens H.
  • "They were the best coordinated, they were the most organized, and their people were the friendliest (even when having to stand out in the rain/cold).  Every single person from Butler was polite, friendly, and courteous. Classic case of actions speaking louder than words... they did the best job selling me on the quality of their service." 
    Weddings in Woodinville Attendee
  • "THANK YOU for your services yesterday.  I really took comfort in knowing that you were getting my employees & clients where they needed to go.  Exceptional service, timing was perfect & I appreciated that I could call your drivers on their cell and check the status.  Thank you again!"
    Lauren Miller - Welocalize
  • "Thank you for your amazing efforts & hard work in coordinating & transporting our group around Snoqualmie & surrounding areas. My boss & I were so pleased with & thankful for Butler Transportation!! We also appreciated your flexibility & professional attitudes on Saturday evening. It took a few strange & unexpected turns & you did a great job rolling with the punches. I look forward to recommending you in the future."
    Patricia Winterfield - Wayne State University 
  • "I just wanted to give a big thank you to the two valet guys Saturday night at DeLille.  Kaspars wait staff and I decided they were the best valet guys ever!"
    BreeAnn Gale - Pink Blossom Events 
  • "Another great party and the valets were just THE BEST. Please tell them again for me what a terrific job they did.  Great sense of humor & so professional with all the guests. And with it being a surprise party, they really had to scramble to have the guests cars hidden before the guest of honor arrived. They were really good sports about making it work. We appreciate that you always provide such quality service."
    Janice O.
  • "Just wanted to say thank for a great experience last week. Cleve was fantastic as always, & the Hondurans had a wonderful time. Thanks for setting everything up & for the top-notch service. Thank you again for everything & we look forward to the next time! "
    Daniel, Coffee Scholars
  • "We had a nice time. I think the group was really struck by the difference in the approaches & personalities of the wine makers & wines. You were right on with the Grand Reve wines, those are truly gems! Kudos to Dave, he was professional & accommodating. Finally, I appreciate the attention that you paid us & for matching the wineries with our tastes. Your equipment is top notch & you have obviously gone to great lengths to build good relationships with the winemakers, great work!"
    David G.
  • "Just wanted to say 'thank you' to you & Cleve for such wonderful service! Every one of our attendees who took the shuttle with Cleve commented on his personable & professional service. Cleve made certain to contact me prior to picking up our group & followed up to ensure that our team had everything they needed. He went out of his way to provide the highest standard of service. I have travelled extensively & can honestly say that both Cleve & Butler Seattle are truly the best!"
    Stacy - Outerwall
  • "I would like to thank you so much for the weekend of fabulous transportation! We had amazing drivers that were prompt, friendly, and courteous. Our guests were thrilled with the Mercedes Coaches and they were perfect for our group. I look forward to utilizing Butler Transportation at my future events."      
    Jacky Grotle, owner Event Success
  • "Andy was amazing & super easy to work with! As always, we & our clients LOVE having him as our driver! He knew exactly where to be, was always there when we needed him & went above & beyond our expectations as a driver. It's very comforting to know that we don't have to worry about our transportation, & can spend our time & energy focuses on our clients & making them happy. Having such a reliable partner, also speaks volumes to our clients, as it is a reflection on how their programs will run!"
    Matthew F, NXTevent, Inc.
  • "What wonderful guys you sent to our house on Saturday night-polite, personable & perfect. The guests were so happy to have a valet service handle their cares. It can be challenging to park in this neighborhood! We'll be calling again"
    Pat H. 
  • I wanted to send out my sincere thanks to your staff on an amazing job, they were so great I didn't have to think twice about the parking. It's honestly such a relief to have such a dependable group take that huge stress off everyone's shoulders"
    Stacy P, ERA Living 
  • "I want to send my sincere appreciation for Cleve and Dan. Your services were tremendous, I heard only fabulous comments about them both. All my quests were extremely happy with the service and it made my events carefree and extremely successful."
    Lynn Gold, PhD, Camargo Pharmaceutical Services, LLC
  • "I wanted to tell you that Butler Valet, as always, did an amazing job! As soon as I pulled up to the driveway & saw your signs, I knew I was in good hands. It was pouring down rain & as soon as my car door was opened, I received an umbrella & help to the residence’s front door. I realized I’d left my shower gift in my car & one of your employees volunteered to retrieve it and bring it inside. He was so helpful & I was so appreciative! Above and beyond, they were professional and so helpful."
    Katie Browning, TASTE Seattle Art Museum
  • "I HIGHLY suggested the client use Butler Seattle again becausethey are the only transportation company I have ever used that did not make 1 error for our entire event! From administrative down to the drivers, everyone was top notch, professional & efficient. If I could put y'all in my back pocket, I would take you to every event I did!"
    Terry L, Hospitatlity Performance Network Global 
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Butler Seattle Revealed as one of Washington's Fastest-Growing Private Companies

Washington's Fastest Growing Companies

We are honored to be recognized, for a second year in a row, as one of Washington's Fastest-Growing Private Companies by the Puget Sound Business Journal! 

To qualify companies must be headquartered in Washington, be privately held, and have a recorded revenue of at least $500,000 in 2012 and demonstrated revenue growth through 2014. Also, the chief executive officer or chief financial officer must submit in writing and vouch for their company's revenues for the past three years. The Business Journal then calculates the revenue growth percentages by which the companies are ranked. Only the top 100 make the list. Together, this year, these 100 companies recorded revenue of nearly $3.74 billion in 2014, a 158 percent increase over what they collectively recorded in 2012.  The final results will be published in a special report in the October 9th issue of the Puget Sound Business Journal.

See which companies made the 2015 Washington's Fastest-Growing Private Companies, here.

Butler Seattle

Congratulations to our fellow 100 companies - we look forward to celebrating with you on the 8th!


Visit Bellevue's Inside-vue: All Things Wine Tasting


Catch the "Inside-vue" on Visit Bellevue! This month Butler Wine Tours Wine, Buy & Dine (our Woodinville Wine Country tour with dinner at Bellevue's Purple Cafe and Wine Bar) was featured on their "Featured Group Activity: All Things Wine Tasting".

"If you want to sample the best of the region all afternoon and enjoy your favorite wine over dinner without doing a stitch of planning, then Butler Seattle and Purple Café and Wine Bar in Bellevue’s Wine & Dine Tour is for you..." Read the rest of the article HERE and get the inside scoop on what's going on in Bellevue by joining VBW's eNewsletter.  This enewsletter provides a seasonal look into the top things to do, special deals, and upcoming events in Bellevue.

Sign up to receive this quarterly newsletter and we hope to see you on the Benz for a weekend wine and dine tour soon!


Seattle Bride's Urban Unveiled 

Butler Seattle is happy to be back this year for Seattle Bride's Urban Unveiled

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The annual Urban Unveiled event is being held this year at the sophisticated and storied Fairmont Olympic Hotel. This cocktail party celebration for nearly-weds features the regions most creative wedding vendors, ready to make dreams come true. This evening of elegance is a chance for brides and grooms to meet and mingle with the Urban Unveiled partners who can make nuptial visions a reality, while guests enjoy fine wines, nibble on sumptuous cuisine, indulge in to-die-for desserts. The evening ends with an amazing raffle and an awe-inspiring fashion show by the legendary Luly Yang.

Every year at Urban Unveiled guests are thrilled by a different, dramatic designscape executed by Seattle Bride's generous sponsors, and find inspiration in that most decadent of settings. This year you will enter a world of elegant enchantment and mystical allure with Elegant Mystique. Think - gilded rooms of the hotel accented by pops of deep marsala purple, blush and autumnal brown.  

Purchase your tickets and stop by an see how Butler Seattle can help you with all your wedding transportation and valet parking needs! 

Urban Unveiled
Sunday, October 4, 2015
Fairmont Olympic Hotel


Prepare to elevate: UNION

union wedding showcaseSeattle's Newest Wedding Showcase, UNION, is taking flight at 6PM on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the Magnuson Park Hangar in Seattle Washington. 

UNION is an exciting collaboration between Lisa Chambers of Chambers & Company and Travis McBurney of True Colors Events. Beloved and respected by colleagues, peers and clients alike these award-winning companies have come together to present an experience; it will dazzle and delight the senses, inspire attendees for their wedding/event and bring together the most celebrated and talented wedding and event companies in the greater Seattle area. 

Elevate evokes feelings of ascension, of flight, of movement and flow. Colors of white, ivory, gold, yellow, and orange through lighting, décor, linens, products and services, woven together by the overall collective energy of showcase partners, will greet you during this wedding show.

Partner participation in UNION is by invitation only. Only the most talented, trusted and inspiring partners are invited to participate; partners who set the standard by which others are measured, who consistently deliver an unmatched level of quality. These companies are visionaries in their field; they make us believe that the impossible is possible.

Elevate will take flight on Thursday, October 1, 2015 at the Magnuson Park Hangar in Seattle Washington. 
Dress to impress, it’s a Thursday night soiree, only cocktail party attire will do. Take in the sights, sounds and memories of unforgettable décor, lighting, floral, fashion, food, libations, rentals, stationery, photography, videography, hair & makeup, music, and much, much more. 

union wedding transportation

Butler Seattle is proud to be a Silver Sponsor for UNION. Be the first person to purchase 6+ tickets and receive complimentary transportation to and from the event from us! 

FaceBook - Union Showcase
Twitter - @union_showcase
Instagram - @union_showcase 


The Pacific Tower Event Showcase

Join us September 30, 2015 for bites, beverages and complimentary valet parking, by yours truly, at The Pacific Tower Event Showcase.  Experience this stunning historic venue that has never been open to the public before.

Discover Seattle's newest and most panoramic venue, complete with an indoor and outdoor event space, at a party staged by top local vendors. All the resources you need to produce an event that will match you imagination in one stunningly staged room and beautiful wedding on the lawn.

Hosted by Weddings with Wendy and catering by FareStart participating vendors include: 321 Photobooth, Anna Brandt Flora Design, Azzura Photography, Blue Danube Productions, Bogle Productions, British Motor Coach, Butler Valet, Choice Linens, Creme de la Creme, Greenvelope, Officiant Mary Calhoun, Paper Fling, Pedersen's Event Rentals, Prop Gallery, Rented Elegance & Design, Windsond Trio and more - everything you need to produce your next exception and memorable event.  


BanquetEvent's Northwest Event Show is coming


In the Event industry? The annual B&E Northwest Event Show has everything you need - and everything you want - all in one place, in one amazing day! Butler Seattle is sponsoring this event again this year.  Visit us at the Washington State Convention Center on Wednesday, September 16th and see the pages of the B&E Event Resource Guide brought to life.  

Over 150 exhibitors will be on hand to introduce you to their services for planning the best events ever. 

Northwest Event Show
Wednesday, September 16th, 2015
Washington State Convention Center - 800 Convention Place, Seattle, WA 98101 
Register HERE (the NWES is a private event for meeting and event planners and members of the hospitality industry)
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Best Valet and Best Bachelorette Party: Butler Seattle Wins 2015 “Best of Bride”

We are so proud and thankful to be honored in Seattle Bride Magazine’s “Best of Bride” awards for the 12th year(!) in a row for "Best Valet Service" for Butler Valet, 5th year in a row for "Best Bachelorette Party" for Butler Wine Tours, and for being voted in the top three for "Best Transportation/Get Away Car" since the inception of Butler Transportation.  We were also honored to have Weddings in Woodinville, our wedding wine tour show, be recognized as one of the top 3 wedding shows in Washington.

We would like to extend a huge heartfelt Thank YOU to everyone who voted for us thus recognizing our continued hard work and dedication to our customers. And offer a special thank you Seattle Bride and congratulations to all our fellow “Best of Bride” winners!

Learn more about the winners in the latest issue of Seattle Bride magazine, Fall/Winter 2015.

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