Anthro Northwest is an "Anthromorphic Art Convention" held in Seattle, Washington.
Anthro Northwest 2017 was held at the Seattle Renaissance Hotel November 9-12 in 2017.
The convention started with a catered opening celebration event at GameWorks Seattle. For the first time ever, full costumes were allowed. The attendees socialized, played games together and enjoyed the complimentary buffet.
By the time the convention had ended, they had 162 events on their schedule, 54 vendors, 76 panelists and 58 volunteers. Attendance was over 809.
The guest of honor for ANW 2017 was Telephone, chosen for extraordinary contributions to charity and anthropomorphic art.
The charity partner for ANW 2017 was Sarvey Wildlife, which specializes in large avian rehabilitation.
Panelists included Uncle Kage, Fox Amoore, Pepper Coyote, DJ Recca, NFT, Dreamvision Creations, Crystunes, Dandylions, Kenket, Balaa and Sunny Valley Creations.
Vendors room capacity for ANW 2017 is 55 tables, all of which sold out by March 2017.
About the convention
Anthro Northwest Charities, is a 501c3 organization that operates and organizes the convention.
In a Meetup.com event page for "Anthro Northwest Convention - Forming the Vision",
|Anthro Northwest strives to be an art centered, community focused, all ages convention formed to promote, develop and support the best attributes and talents found in the anthropomorphic community. The convention strives to compliment and exist in harmony with other anthropomorphic organizations and events.|
A video "The Dream of Anthro Northwest" was posted on YouTube on August 14, 2016 stating that: The dream of Anthro Northwest is built up on the best attributes of the anthropomorphic arts community. Currently we have defined those to be: creativity, charity, beauty and hospitality.”  The focus of Anthro Northwest is art, education and building community.
Anthro Northwest is an all ages, family event, with a maximum rating of PG.
- 2018: November 8-11
- 2019: November 22-25
- 2020: November 20-23
- 2021: November 19-22
- 2022+: Preliminarily scheduled for the weekend before Thanksgiving.
Anthro Northwest 2018 is scheduled to be held at the Renaissance Hotel Seattle. In addition to the previously held convention space, the 4th floor has been reserved to increase the number of available panels and educational workshops.
Anthro Northwest 2019 will feature a greatly expanded convention space as well as a thanksgiving feast. ANW 2019 will be located in downtown Seattle.
- https://twitter.com/anthronw/ Retrieved August 6, 2016.
- http://www.meetup.com/furlife/events/231287659/ Page for July 10, 2016 event on Meetup.com. Retrieved August 7, 2016.
- https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jNfSODH0_mU Retrieved August 11, 2016
- http://www.anthronw.com/attend/rules.html Accessed October 14, 2016