Category Archives: Conventions and Meetings

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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TAKE YOUR GROUP TO NEW HEIGHTS ON THE BELLEVUE CHALLENGE COURSE AND ZIP TOUR

A group from Microsoft takes on the course. Photo courtesy of Northwest Teambuilding. Are you looking for a way to get your group out into nature? Do you want to help strengthen the bonds of your team or give your … Continue reading

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Get Your Crop on at Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention

Creating Keepsakes Events is here to bring you an inside-look at what you can expect to see, learn, and create at the Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention coming to the Seattle/Bellevue area at Meydenbauer Center, November 7-8..  This year, the event … Continue reading

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Get ready to shop, crop and learn at the Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention Nov. 8-9

The Creating Keepsakes Scrapbook Convention (CKC) is coming to Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue this Friday, Nov. 8 – Saturday, Nov. 9 and you don’t want to miss it! As a weekend full of fun, attending CKC is a great getaway … Continue reading

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Conventions Mean Business in Bellevue: Economic Impact of Visitor Spending

Visitors to Bellevue mean dollars infused into the economy.  Think about your last trip somewhere. What did you do at your destination? Once visitors arrive to their destination they typically spend their money on a variety of goods and services … Continue reading

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