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STEAM Showcase

Engage in STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, and math) experiences in the Great Room at CenterPlace Regional Event Center. Join the community as we gather businesses, schools, and lots of STEAM students.

Saturday, September 21, 2024
12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
CenterPlace Regional Event Center


Joe Bruce from NASA will be delivering 45-minute lectures every hour with the time in between reserved for Q&A sessions.

Science on Wheels travels across the Pacific Northwest, bringing with them 2 mobile planetariums and a hands-on exhibit area to explore space at your own pace.

Chalk Art Competition which will occur on the sidewalk running along the East side of the Event Center. There are prizes for 3 different age brackets. Submissions are judged and prizes are distributed on the hour.

Valleyfest is accepting more STEAM vendors at this event. Participation is FREE. To sign up for a space, fill out the form on this page.

Or, download the PDF below to register by mail.

STEAM Showcase Registration

NOTE: There are no participation fees for the STEAM Showcase.
1. All materials need to stay in the space provided. Distributing material outside of activity space will not be allowed.
2. Additional tables and materials are the participants’ responsibility.
3. One (1) six-foot table will be provided per registered space.
4. Booth Hours are 12:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m., September 21, 2024. Booths must be manned the entirety of the STEAM Showcase.
5. Must request outlet access a week before event day if needed.
6. Set up is Saturday, September 21, 2024, 10:00 a.m.-11:45 a.m.
7. The festival will assume no responsibility for any loss due to fire, weather, theft, or other damage which might occur.
8. NO guns, knives (including toy), generators allowed on site.
9. Please contact the STEAM Committee Chair if you would like to bring trailers.
10. Compliance with county and/or state ordinance, taxes, and laws is the responsibility of participant.
11. Confirmation with more information will be sent out upon receipt of registration.

Entry Deadline: To be a participant at the steam showcase your registration is due by September 6th. All entries after are accepted as space allows.

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Here are some of this year’s participating businesses and organizations.

Providers of technology and equipment to cast aluminum billet and ingot.

Fred Hutch Cancer Center.

Stop by and interact with our inflatable colorectal education cancer exhibit.

Girl Scouting builds girls of courage, confidence, and character, who make the world a better place.

Spokane Valley Tech.

Welcome to SVT-engaging programs & beyond-the-book learning for high school students.

It is the goal of the Washington Destination Imagination to help develop and hone the creative problem-solving skills of Washington’s youth in a positive atmosphere.

Dishman Hills Conservancy.

Dishman Hills Conservancy was founded in 1966, and is Washington’s oldest Land Trust. Our mission is to permanently protect the Dishman Hills while connecting people to nature through conservation, education, and recreation.


Since 1994, CHAS Health has served the Inland Northwest when CHAS Health opened its first 2-exam room clinic to help individuals without insurance. We had no idea it would grow to meet such an important need in our communities.


Spokane Drone Photography is the top aerial photography and video company in the Inland Northwest. We utilize cinema-quality drones operated by experienced pilots and professional photographers.

Brick by Brick

As Spokane’s only LEGO®-based shopping experience, we pride ourselves on connecting with our community and customers. LEGO® is our passion, and we aim to share it with the Inland Northwest!

Eastern Washington University Department of Biology. Microscope setup to look at water insects. Animal identification keys with samples of animal skins and skulls.


The NIOSH Mining program will display a variety of mining tools and safety equipment. We will have one person on-hand who will dress as a miner and discuss the necessary pieces that need to be worn for optimal safety.


As a member-owned financial cooperative, STCU provides broad community support of education, arts and culture, and local causes consistent with STCU’s mission and purpose.

Sisters in stem.

Empowering young women is a principle of Sisters in STEM (SiS) to develop their confidence in high school and middle school. SiS provides guidance to set them up for achievement and grow our community of passionate female students.

Interactive Stormwater Runoff Model where students can observe how land use impacts the way water flows in our communities. Students can be the engineers, redesigning the city to see if they can get more water to infiltrate through the soil, and then eventually into the aquifer rather than running off the surface and going directly into a storm drain where pollution would not be filtered.

Spokane Community College is an accredited institution known for leading programs in automotive, aviation, cosmetology, culinary arts, electronics, healthcare, hydraulics & pneumatics, machining and welding, just to name a few.