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Press Room

We welcome press inquiries on our facility and the events we host. Please send press-related questions to or call Linda Willanger, VP Administrative Services, at (206) 694-5107.


Two Maine artists win $1 million public art commission for summit

Portland, Maine - Two Maine artists have landed an ambitious public art commission at a new convention center in Seattle that could be worth up to $1 million.


Washington State Convention Center CEO Jeffrey Blosser Receives Industry Lifetime Achievement Award

Seattle – Jeffrey Blosser, Washington State Convention Center’s President and Chief Executive Officer, has been presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the International Association of Venue Managers (IAVM).


Jon Houg Named Vice President of Operations for the Washington State Convention Center

Seattle - Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) has selected Jon Houg to lead their Operations team. As Vice President of Operations, Houg will be responsible for the management and review of the daily operations which includes building operations, event services, security, and capital projects.  


Washington State Convention Center Summit Building Breaks Ground

The $1.7 billion project adds more than 250,000 square feet of exhibition space and provides a $93 million community benefits package


Washington State Convention Center Summit Building Wins First Definite Client

Designed for the future of meetings, WSCC addition fulfills demands of planners and attendees


Washington State Convention Center Celebrates 30 Years: A SUCCESS STORY FOR THE STATE, REGION, AND CITY OF SEATTLE

SEATTLE-The Washington State Convention Center, the largest meeting and events facility in Washington State, celebrates its 30th anniversary with a community event on Friday, June 8, 2018.


Washington State Convention Center Announces New Preferred Audio-Visual Service Contractor, LMG

SEATTLE – The Washington State Convention Center (WSCC) is pleased to announce a new contract with LMG, who will serve as the Center’s onsite, preferred audio-visual service partner. Founded in 1984, LMG is a national provider of full service show solutions with offices in Seattle, Orlando, Vegas, Dallas and Nashville.



SEATTLE – The Washington State Convention Center is proud to announce the opening of WALKING THE NEIGHBORHOOD: Images from Favorite Washington Places, a fine arts exhibition of photography.