Category Archives: Conventions and Meetings

Five Bellevue Hotels that Place You in the Middle of it All

Expedia.com teamed up with Visit Bellevue Washington to showcase several of the city’s downtown hotels that are conveniently located near all the action. If you’ve always thought Bellevue was all work and no play, it’s time to reconsider. While this city … Continue reading

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Bellevue Fall Convention Spotlight: SNAME Maritime Convention 2016

SNAME Maritime Convention 2016 Tuesday, November 1 – Saturday, November 5  Early this November, Bellevue will be hailing the region’s coastal roots with the arrival of SNAME, for their annual convention! We’re thrilled to welcome this internationally-recognized society and their members to … Continue reading

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Bellevue Summer Convention Spotlight: GTOAA Nationals

Summer approaches, and so does summer convention season in Bellevue! The team at Visit Bellevue Washington works to connect meeting planners with their perfect venue, hotels and activities, and while we love every season here at Visit Bellevue, we locals … Continue reading

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Featured Group Activity: All Things Wine Tasting

Coordinating a fun and relaxing social event for groups can be a little challenging. Running out of ideas? Picture this. A comfortable, yet sophisticated afternoon that a group of colleagues, friends, or family could all enjoy. A beautiful, spacious venue … Continue reading

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Featured Group Activity: Louis Kahn in Bellevue

You’re in a new city. It’s taken you two connecting flights, one underwhelming airport lunch, a 30-minute chat with your Uber driver, and a downtown stroll in the wrong direction before you found your hotel, but you’ve finally arrived. You’ve … Continue reading

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Get Face-to-Face with the Pacific Northwest on a Group Canoe Tour at Mercer Slough

Paddling along the canal at Mercer Slough Nature Park. Photo by Merrill Images. These days, convention attendees are looking to return home from their trips with much more than pages crammed with notes, stacks of business cards, and brains bursting … Continue reading

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What’s New in the ‘Vue | Summer 2015

Bellevue, Washington is a vibrant, rapidly-growing city with new options for visitors and groups constantly popping up. From new hotels and revitalized meeting spaces to additional activities and unique dining experiences, here’s what we’re most excited about. Hotels and Meeting … Continue reading

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Attendance Promotion and DMOs – Your Partner In Growing Your Events

Article source: DMAI / empowerMINT.com It goes without saying that attendees are the lifeblood of meetings and events. Strong attendance means more business gets accomplished, exhibitors are happier, educational sessions are well attended, hotel room blocks are filled and you … Continue reading

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WHAT TO ASK A CVB WHEN CONSIDERING A DESTINATION

Article source: DMAI / empowerMINT.com  Downtown Bellevue lights. Photo by Marv Heston. So you’ve been shopping for destinations to host your meeting and have finally narrowed your selections down to a definitive group of cities with just the right amount … Continue reading

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NEW IN THE ‘VUE: SPRING 2015

Bellevue, Washington is a vibrant, rapidly-growing city with new options for visitors and groups constantly popping up. From new hotels and revitalized meeting spaces to additional activities and unique dining experiences, here’s what we’re most excited about. Hotels and Meeting … Continue reading

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