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Destination to Consider – Seattle, Washington

Jun 06, 2017

Are you worried about transportation for your attendees? Don’t be, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport has been ranked the fastest-growing large airport in the U.S. three years in a row. Featuring 81 domestic and 22 international direct flights, 1,100 flights arrive into Seattle each day.  It has also been ranked #5 of the 10 best airports in the U.S. If that’s not good enough, travel time between downtown Seattle and Sea-Tac Airport is only a 20-minute drive.

Don’t forget to let your attendees stretch their legs. In Seattle’s safe and compact downtown numerous restaurants, shops, attractions and breathtaking outdoor sights are just a short walk away. They also offer dozens of leading hotels to choose from, offering more than 5,900 rooms within an 11-block radius.

Put the umbrella away! Seattle may not be as rainy as you think. While they have a reputation for being wet and rainy, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s numbers tell a different story. Did you know New York City got more rain than Seattle last year?

Are you going green? If being green is important to you and your team, Seattle is the place for you. This city lives, breathes and most importantly, is green. Seattle is proud to be at the forefront of the green movement and has been recognized as one of the nation’s most sustainable cities. Attendees can enjoy a locally-sourced meal, drink from 100 percent compostable water bottles and even ride a hybrid bus.

Guaranteed good attendance & feedback! Seattle offers numerous pre and post-meeting options that allow attendees to maximize their time while in Seattle. In fact, nearly 50% of the meetings held in Seattle exceed attendance expectations according to Visitseattle.com.

So, what’s stopping you, it’s time to think Seattle for your next meeting!

Author: Trisha Mobley