Editorial Style Sheet

The Washington State Convention Center will transition to Seattle Convention Center in early Spring 2022. 

We are:

  • Washington State Convention Center
  • the Center
  • WSCC

Transitioning to:

  • Seattle Convention Center
  • the Center
  • SCC

Our buildings:

Summit, opening January 2023

  • Summit ­– official name of the additional building
  • the Summit building – primary term used when talking or writing about the building
  • additional building – use as an alternative when another term needed, to reduce repetition

Arch

  • Arch ­– official name of the existing building, when referring to it in its entirety
  • the Arch building – primary term used when talking or writing about the building
  • existing building – use as an alternative when another term needed, to reduce repetition
  • original building – another alternative
  • Arch at 705 Pike ­– the portion of the building south of Pike
  • Arch at 800 Pike ­– the portion of the building north of Pike (formerly The Conference Center or TCC)

Facility ­– all elements that comprise the convention center, including buildings, plaza, garages and marshaling yard