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We look forward to hosting you at Digital Summit Seattle!

Below you will find the information to assist you in your planning for this event

Digital Summit Seattle
March 27-28, 2017

McCaw Hall
321 Mercer St · Seattle, WA 98109

Below is a breakdown of what is included by pass type:

Conference All Access Platinum
Onsite Registration: Day 1, 12:45pm X X X
Onsite Registration: Day 1, 8:00am X X
Main Conference
Day 1: 12:45-6pm | Day 2: 8:30am-6:30pm
Pre-Conference Workshops
Day 1: 8:30am-12:45pm
Day 1 Lunch * X X
Day 2 Lunch * X X X
Keynotes X X X
VIP Lounge Access X
Exclusive Meet + Greet with Steve Wozniak X
Reserved Seating and On-site Concierge X

*Allergies and Dietary Restrictions: If you require special dietary needs, please contact autumn@techmediaco.com by March 17th to provide advance notice. A vegetarian option will already be offered on a first come, first served basis.
Please note: The venue is unable to accommodate special requests made after March 17th or onsite.

Conference and All-Access Passes can be upgraded by visiting this direct upgrade link and selecting ‘Conference to All-Access’ or ‘All-Access to Platinum’.

Pre-conference is a selection of intensive morning workshops exclusive to those with an All Access or Platinum Pass. The Pre-conference Workshops take place on Monday, March 27, 8:30am – 12:45pm. To learn more, visit the Pre-Conference Workshops page.

If you’re not sure which level pass you have, please contact Autumn in our registration department: autumn@techmediaco.com | 919-529-5373

Digital Summit Seattle will be held at the McCaw Hall
321 Mercer St · Seattle, WA 98109 | (206) 733.9725 | www.mccawhall.com

No need to bring anything! Just stop by registration and we’ll have your badge waiting for you by last name.

From I-5
Take Mercer Street exit (exit 167) and go straight onto Mercer Street westbound. Turn right onto 4th Avenue or 3rd Avenue. If you are on 4th Avenue, turn left to park in the Seattle Center Mercer Street Garage. If you are on 3rd Avenue, turn right to park in the Seattle Center Mercer Street Garage. To drop off patrons directly in front of McCaw Hall, proceed on 4th Avenue, turn left on Roy Street, left on 3rd Avenue and proceed immediately to the far right lane for the drop off zone.

From Aurora/Hwy 99 northbound
Take the Western Avenue exit. Continue straight on Western Avenue. Turn right onto Battery Street. Turn left onto 1st Avenue. Turn right on Mercer Street. Continue down Mercer Street to drop off patrons directly in front of McCaw Hall, or turn left on 3rd or 4th Avenues to park in the Seattle Center Mercer Street Garage.

From Aurora/Hwy 99 southbound
Exit right on Roy Street. Turn left on 3rd Avenue North. Turn left to park in the Seattle Center Mercer Street Garage, or proceed to the corner of 3rd Avenue and Mercer Street, turn left and proceed immediately to the far right lane to drop off patrons directly in front of McCaw Hall.

Please note: the Alaskan Way Viaduct and Mercer West projects are improving access to Seattle Center and may impact traffic and parking options.

Closest parking option
Parking is available at the Mercer Street Garage, conveniently located across the street from McCaw Hall. A covered skybridge provides easy access between level C of the garage and McCaw Hall. Vehicle clearance for the Mercer Garage is 7’7″. Capacity, including ADA, is 1,439 spaces.

Other garages and parking options

  • 5th Avenue North Garage, located at the corner of 5th Avenue and Harrison Street. This is the first garage you will encounter after exiting I-5 and turning onto 5th Avenue. It is a 3-block walk to McCaw Hall from this garage. Vehicle clearance for the 5th Avenue North Garage is 8’6″ on the street level, and goes down to 6’8″ on the lower levels. Capacity, including ADA, is 1,021 spaces.
  • Surface lots are available either side of Mercer Street between 3rd and 1st Avenues.
  • Southwest Seattle Center garages, for those willing and able to make the short walk across the Seattle Center campus, there are garages located on 1st Avenue North between Thomas and John Streets (south of KeyArena), at the corner of Warren Avenue North and Denny Way (adjacent to the church), and on 2nd Avenue North and Denny Way (adjacent to Pacific Science Center).

ADA parking availability

  • 48 spaces in the Mercer Street Garage
  • 24 spaces in the 5th Avenue North Garage

Buses: Bus lines that have stops within a 3-block radius of the main McCaw Hall entrance: 3 & 4

  • 5th Ave/Republican (heading northbound): 3 & 4
  • 5th Ave/Mercer (heading southbound): 3 & 4

For more information, please visit King County Metro.

Seattle Center Monorail: Seattle Center Monorail is the nation’s first full-scale commercial monorail system which provides a fun, quick and convenient link between downtown Seattle and Seattle Center. The monorail departs approximately every 10 minutes from two stations:

  • Seattle Center station, adjacent to the Space Needle
  • Westlake Center Mall station, at Fifth Avenue and Pine Street

For more information, please visit the Seattle Center Monorail.

Bike racks are available at the following locations along Mercer Street or near the main North McCaw Hall entrance:

  • On Mercer Street just east of the Stage Door Entrance
  • On Mercer Street just north of the Lecture Hall Entrance (directly underneath the skybridge)
  • Across from the main North entrance to McCaw Hall, near the PNB Box Office

  • Hampton Inn & Suites Seattle-Downtown – 700 Fifth Avenue North, Seattle, Washington, 98109 | (206) 282.7700

For attendees that will require hotel accommodations, we have secured a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn and Suites Seattle-Downtown for a discounted rate of $139+. This hotel is in the heart of the Emerald City action and is located within a 4 block walk from McCaw Hall and features complimentary hot breakfast and wifi.

The group rate will be available until March 4th. To make your reservation, please call the toll-free Reservation line at 202.282.7700 and reference Digital Summit Seattle or book online using the Digital Summit reservation link:

  • Opening Reception: Monday, March 27th from 5:15-6pm
  • Morning Coffee Social: Tuesday, March 28th from 7:30-8:30am
  • Networking Break: Tuesday, March 28th from 10:30-11am
  • Closing Reception: Tuesday, March 28th from 5:20-6:30pm

Each attendee will receive login info to sign-in our conference app via email. If you haven’t received that, please email autumn@techmediaco.com

Follow the event @DigSumSeattle and use #DSSEA to Tweet or follow other tweeters.

Stay updated and connect with fellow attendees on our Facebook.

There will be free Wi-Fi available in throughout the event space.

Download and Sign-in to the Digital Summit Mobile App
View the most up-to-date version of our program, make business connections and rate sessions and speakers, and connect all at your fingertips. Download our app on iOS and Android, or access through the web platform.

Each attendee will receive login info to sign-in our conference app via email. If you haven’t received that, please email autumn@techmediaco.com

  • Snacks will be provided at the opening beer & wine reception on Monday.
  • Light Breakfast will be available from 7:30am – 8:30am on Tuesday morning.
  • Box Lunch is provided during the Tuesday keynote for all attendees (Pre-Conference attendees will also receive a box lunch on Monday).
  • Coffee & tea service will be available during various breaks throughout the conference.
  • Closing Reception will take place immediately following programming on Tuesday.

Folks that require special assistance (nursing moms, accessibility, allergies) can email autumn@techmediaco.com to provide advance notice.

You’ll find a range of attire at the conference but generally most attendees are in business casual. Temperatures in conference halls may fluctuate widely. It’s advised to dress in layers.

Attendees will receive an email within one week of event closing with a post-event survey and access information to view presentations via a secure portal from the Digital Summit website. Please note that presentations will not be available to download, but will be available for viewing for 6 weeks after the event.

It’s of utmost importance to us that the conference be informative, valuable and fun for all. If there is anything we can do to make for a better experience, please let us know by filling out our post-event survey immediately following the conference. We read EVERY one, and use them to shape our future conferences.

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