Travel & Accommodations

Conference Location

The 2017 Conference will be held at the Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) and the Benaroya Hall. Shuttle service will not be available.

Traveling to Seattle

Nearest Airport: Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA, approx. 14 miles away from downtown Seattle)


  • Washington State Convention Center

  • 705 Pike Street
    Seattle, WA 98101-2310

    Phone: 206-694-5000

  • Directions

  • The main entrance on 8th Avenue between Pike and Seneca.

    From Seattle-Tacoma International Airport you can take the light rail all the way to the last stop at Westlake Center. WSCC is just a couple blocks away. — Central Link Light Rail »

    WSCC Directions & Parking »




  • Seattle Symphony at Benaroya Hall

  • 200 University St.
    Seattle, WA 98111

    Phone: 206-215-4700

Hotel Accommodations

Discounted hotel rates at the Sheraton Seattle are now through registration. There will be a hotel reservation link located in your confirmation email. Approximately four weeks before the conference starts, attendees will be able to call the hotel directly to get their reservations numbers or make alterations directly with the hotel.

Government rated hotel rooms are not available through our discounted rates at our contracted hotels.

  • Sheraton Seattle Hotel

  • 1400 6th Ave
    Seattle, WA 98101

    (206) 621-9000

  • Rates

  • Single and Double occupancy

    $312.96/night ($269 + tax)

    Discounted rate ends May 15 and is only available when booked through the registration process.

  • Distance from WSCC

  • 0.1 miles

    1 min
    3 mins

  • Fairmont Olympic Hotel

  • 411 University St
    Seattle, WA 98101

    (206) 621-1700

  • Rates

  • Single and Double occupancy

    $312.96/night ($269 + tax)

    Reservations must be received on or before May 21, 2017

  • Distance from WSCC

  • 0.4 miles

    4 mins
    10 mins

  • Hilton Garden Inn Seattle

  • 1821 Boren Ave
    Seattle, WA 98101

    (206) 467-7700

  • Rates

  • Single and Double occupancy

    $278.28/night ($239 + tax)

    Reservations must be received on or before May 26, 2017

  • Distance from WSCC

  • 0.4 miles

    4 mins
    10 mins

Contact Information

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Registration Inquiries

Volunteering Inquiries


For information on corporate sponsorship, contact Kate Nichols.


For media inquiries, contact Robert Montgomery or Amber Gowen.

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