Ample meeting space and quality accommodations are the key ingredients for a successful meeting or convention. Seattle delivers these elements amid a thriving city center that is surrounded by pristine wilderness and unparalleled natural beauty.
In July 2010, the Washington State Convention Center opened The Conference Center, its newest meeting and event facility. Located at the corner of Eighth Avenue and Pike Street, The Conference Center features 71,000 square feet of high-end configurable space which easily connects to 205,000 more, a 20,000 pound capacity freight elevator to facilitate move in/move out, and the ultimate in connectivity and convenience. With award-winning catering services, a commitment to sustainability and an eco-friendly LEED certified design, The Conference Center is Seattle's most exciting place to meet.
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701 Pike Street
Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98101-2386
Type of Destination Experience:
College Town, Gaming, Historic, Mountain, Urban
GSF Exhibit Space (Washington State Convention Center & The Conference Center): 236,700
Meeting Space, Square Feet (Washington State Convention Center & The Conference Center): 79,133
Largest Ballroom, Square Feet (Washington State Convention Center & The Conference Center): 44,628
Sleeping Rooms in largest hotel (Sheraton Seattle Hotel): 1,258
Hotel adjacent to convention facility: Yes
Hotel rooms within one mile of convention center: 8,404
Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
Miles to downtown 15
Cities with non-stop flights91
International cities with direct flights16
Geographic Areas Served:
Seattle, Bellevue, King County, Snohomish County, Pierce County, Everett, Tacoma, Redmond
Why Meet in Seattle
Washington State Convention Center in downtown Seattle exceeds expectations for events of any size with more than 414,000 sf of function space including the new Conference Center’s 71,000 sf. Two flexible facilities accommodate banquets for thousands or intimate breakouts for 10.
From cultural attractions and museums to outdoor recreation and fine dining, Seattle has multiple options to attract attendees and entertain them before, during or after the event. With superb hotels and unique venues, the only limit to planning a meeting or event is imagination.
Getting around Seattle and its environs has become easier with the completion of Sound Transit's Link light rail line, which runs between downtown Seattle to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport in approximately 30 minutes.