How can I register for the Show?
In an effort to reduce our environmental impact you can register for our event by following the directions on the Registration Form. You may not register by telephone.
What is the cost of admission?
Our events are FREE to Verified Businesses operating in the United States and Canada.
Why do you need my business license or EIN number?
Because we need to be able to prove that attendees are authorized wholesale buyers, and are licensed to do business. This is a BUSINESS-TO-BUSINESS trade show, and is NOT open to the general public to attend.
Can students attend?
Students may attend on the first day of the show during the last hour of the show. Please have your student ID ready to present when registering. You will be turned away without it.
Do I need to register separately for each day of the Show?
NO! You only need to register once to attend both days- however, please save your name badge.
Can I bring members of my family to the Show?
As much as we understand, and appreciate the value of family we must respectfully request that infants and children under 15 not brought into the expo hall. Partners and children over age 15 are more than welcome to attend.
What about product minimums?
Minimums are set by the manufacturers. Neither Shows Northwest LLC or its Exhibitors have little, or no influence over these minimums.
What recommendations do you have for first time visitors to the Show?
Here are some tips:
- Register early
- Wear confortable walking shoes
- Allow adequate time to see all exhibitors
- Be sure to see all exhibitors so you will know what is being offered
How do I find the Show?
Our show is located in the Northwest Rooms at Seattle Center next to Key Arena. Use the Google Map below to get the best directions to the show from your location. Click here to download a detailed Seattle Center Map. You’ll find our show located in the Rainier and Olympic Rooms, and our seminars and workshops are located in the Orcas Room.
Feeling Green? The King County Metro D Line stops right in front of our venue. Download the Rapidride D Line map here.
In Washington D.C.
We’re proud to be partnering with The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center for our DC event. Just three blocks from the White House, and one block from the Federal Triangle Metro Station.
Is food service available at the Show?
The Lower Queen Anne neighborhood where Seattle Center is located has many great restaurants surrounding the show venue. Seattle Center it’s self has is going under some major updates, and The Armory (formerly the Center House) has many great new eateries. Budget permitting we will always attempt to have items for you to munch on as well.
- Metropolitan Market corner of Warren Avenue North and Mercer
- The Armory
- Dick’s Drive-In, a Seattle favorite on Queen Anne Avenue North and West Republican Street
- Chutney’s on 1st Avenue North between Republican and Mercer
In Washington DC:
The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center features a full Food Court, Aria Pizzeria & Bar, and the Wine Cooperative. That is all in addition to surrounding area restaurants.
What about parking?
The First Avenue North Garage located just south of Key Arena is the closest to our Seattle Venue. There are enterances on 1st Avenue North and on Warren, between Thomas & John Streets. There are 654 covered parking spaces, and an all day rate of just $10.
Address220 1st Avenue North Seattle, WA 98109
In Washington DC:
Public and monthly parking is available in our 2,000 space garage. It is conveniently located near many Washington, DC attractions, including the National Mall, Smithsonian museums and the Warner and National theatres. The underground garage is open daily from 5:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m.
Access to the garage is available via 14th Street (north and south) and 13½ Street (off Pennsylvania Ave.)
Upon entry to the garage, you will need to provide photo identification and your vehicle will be screened; please plan accordingly.
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