Meeting Planning in Seattle, WA
Bell Harbor International Conference Center
This Seattle meeting facility is a Pacific Northwest treasure. The center offers 100,000 square feet of waterfront conference, meeting, and special event space. Bell Harbor sets the stage for history-making occasions for groups from 5 to 5,000. It offers a 300-seat Bay Auditorium designed after the United Nations, as well as a Rooftop Plaza affording magnificent views of Seattle, the Olympic Mountains, and Mt. Rainier.
The Conference Center's Bell Street Pier location provides visitors with all of the essential accommodations to ensure a memorable dining and lodging experience. The Center is located within short walking distance or cab ride of the Edgewater Hotel, Marriott Seattle Waterfront Hotel, Mayflower Park Hotel, and Anthony's Pier 66 restaurant.
Bell Harbor offers 57,000 square feet of conference center space, equipped with high ceilings, an abundance of natural light, gathering spaces, and outdoor terraces. All meeting rooms feature soundproof walls, ergonomically designed Herman Miller chairs for comfort, open lobby areas, and built-in high-tech presentation equipment such as wireless connectivity, videoconferencing capabilities, and rear projection screens.
As a Port of Seattle-owned waterfront property, the Bell Harbor International Conference Center also manages catering and events for a few other Seattle meeting facilities including the World Trade Center Seattle, Odyssey Maritime Discovery Center, and Pier 30 Event Center.
Washington State Convention Center at Convention Place
Located in the heart of downtown Seattle, the Washington State Convention Center has hosted more than 2,500 conventions, trade shows and events for groups of 50 to 5,000. With on-site parking, restaurants, business services, electrical services, and an experienced staff, the WSCTC promises the success of any event.
The Center offers 61 meeting rooms, two lobbies for registration, four ballrooms with approximately 45,000 square feet of space, as well as 102,201 square feet of dedicated space. All meeting rooms are complete with meeting services, high-quality finishes, and wall-to-wall carpeting. The rooms can be combined to create numerous different spaces and accommodate groups from 20 to 3,500. Additionally, the WSCTC offers 205, 700 square feet of exhibit space that can be divided into six halls. Exhibit set-up and break-down is a breeze at the Center's two loading docks with 20 covered bays. Advanced telecommunications, connectivity, and audio/visual support are available throughout the building.
No meeting or event is complete without food and beverage—the WSCTC's nationally acclaimed catering staff, trained by the Culinary Institute of America, provides unmatched service for groups ranging in size from 20 to 11,000 guests. A complete on-site kitchen and bakery allows guests to select from creative displays of innovative cuisine, as well as an extensive wine list, 98 percent of which is from the state’s own wineries.
The Convention Center is also open to the public. Seven on-site restaurants including Bambuza Bistro, Crepes Voila, Cyber Dogs, Espresso Caffe Dior, Juice It Café, Moby's Restaurant and Lounge, Subway, Taco Del Mar, Tully's Coffee, and Unconventional Pizza and Salad make the WSCTC a popular spot not only for convention-goers, but also for area locals and visitors. The Center's health club, beauty salon, massage bar Kinko’s FedEx, and extensive collection of art also draw many unconventional visitors.
Seattle, WA Meeting Venue Spotlight
18525 36th Avenue South
Total Meeting Space - 20,000 Sq. Ft.