Virtual Break Experiences

This year’s SOA Annual Meeting & Exhibit was to take place in Seattle because there’s no other place in the world quite like the Emerald City. While we’ll be virtually with you, we still want to engage your senses when you take a break between sessions and experience Seattle virtually.

Seattle’s Pike Place Market

A quick peek into where Seattle eats, shops, meets and rejuvenates.



Seattle Aquarium Otter Cam

Enjoy watching the sea otters play, eat, groom and lounge on the Seattle Aquarium live streaming cams. Otters are most active during feeding times, which are approximately 11:30 a.m., 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.  PDT.

Seattle’s Glassblower Debora Moore

See how Debora, a Seattle-based glassblower, captures the essence of her inspiration from nature and creates beautiful artwork. 

Pike Place Market Lunch Time Tunes

Take time to rejuvenate with Pike Place Market as we showcase one of the Market buskers.

BlackFin Coffee and Pacific Northwest Protectors

BlackFin Coffee is a Seattle-based company with strong sustainability initiatives. They align themselves with the Pacific Northwest Protectors, who work to preserve our oceans. SOA will be donating to Pacific Northwest Protectors.

Laser Dome on Demand: Electronic Performance

Bring the Pacific Science Center’s Laser Dome into your home with this spectacular laser show. Turn up the music and enjoy.

Jem and the Misfits/Old Dog Haven

Tune in for tips on caring for senior dogs and follow this Instagrammer’s humorous adventures of senior chihuahua misfits. Jem and the Misfits invite the SOA community to follow along on Instagram @jemandthemisfits. The SOA will be donating to Old Dog Haven in her name.

Seattle’s Chef Edouardo Jordan

See how the award-winning chef Edouardo Jordan incorporates ingredients from local sources to create Southern cuisine for his Seattle restaurant, Junebaby.


Last but certainly not least, don’t forget to stop in and visit Pittsburgh, the location of the 2021 Annual Meeting & Exhibit.


2021 Annual Meeting & Exhibit: Pittsburgh, PA

Come see the authentic city of Pittsburgh, home to the 2021 SOA Annual Meeting and Exhibit. This city is filled with museums, family-friendly attractions, restaurants and a lively nightlife. We look forward to seeing you next year!