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The Planner's Edge

Visit Bellevue is pleased to present The Planner's Edge, a new feature highlighting our programs, updates, and features from Bellevue geared to engage and inspire our meeting, event, and convention professionals. Bellevue is one of the fastest-growing cities in North America, be sure to stay updated on our incredible venues, hotels, attractions, transportation investment, and opportunities!

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August Articles

Team-Building Adventures: Bellevue Zip Line Tours and Aerial Adventure Play Days

Bellevue features an enviable location, at the edge of where cosmopolitan amenities meet magnificent natural lakes and mountain surroundings. In other words, Bellevue is a city in a park. Our parks Read More

Bellevue Wins All-America City Award

Bellevue has been formally recognized as an All-America City by the National Civic League. The awards competition was fierce, but with the tenacity and vision Bellevue is known for, the city Read More

Bellevue’s Diversity Advantage Initiative

Bellevue is proud to be a diverse destination where all people are welcome. The City of Bellevue has long focused on diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) issues and opportunities. We are proud that Read More

Get Creative: Meeting Space at Bellevue Arts Museum

Captivating the minds of your attendees is important, but engaging all your attendees’ creative senses is masterful. The Bellevue Arts Museum (BAM) in the heart of downtown Bellevue is designed to do Read More

May Articles

Hotel 116, A Coast Hotel: Gateway to the Spring District

Hotel 116 provides you a wonderful venue for your next conference or meeting. The hotel is located just 10 miles east of Seattle in the heart of the expanding businesses and shopping district of Read More

What’s New at SEA International Airport (SEA)

Seattle Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is the tenth busiest airport in the United States. With 31 airlines and 91 non-stop domestic and 28 international destinations including Canada and Mexico, Read More

Team Building Activities in the Spring District and Beyond

Bringing a group of people together for any event can be a challenge. Finding a way for people to connect is even harder. Team building activities in and around the Spring District encompass a wide Read More

Introducing Bellevue's Spring District

Look to the west across Lake Washington while in downtown Bellevue and you will see Seattle. Look to the east and you will see a thriving new 36-acre master plan development called the Spring Read More

Meeting Space on the Edge of Innovation: GIX the Global Innovation Exchange

The newest and hottest area in Bellevue is the Spring District. As the name implies, the growth within this section of Bellevue, east of downtown, is nothing short of spectacular. If you want to go Read More

February Articles

Bellevue Botanical Garden

French for a beautiful view, Bellevue is known as a “city in a park.” Bellevue does not disappoint. Leave your hotel or venue space and you are a few blocks away from a little spot of nature. That Read More

Bellevue Welcomes You Back

Bellevue is thrilled to welcome you back! Due to our low and constantly improving pandemic metrics along with ramped-up vaccine distribution, Bellevue has recently progressed to Phase 2 which allows Read More

Bellevue is Safe & Open: See For Yourself

In a place where nature and innovation merge, Bellevue offers a location that is engaged, cultured and inclusive. There is nothing more important than your safety and the safety of your attendees. Read More

November Articles

Bellevue Gives Meeting Professionals the Edge

Meeting professionals will find many advantages when they book an event in Bellevue. Here are seven reasons why Bellevue is the ideal setting for events large and small. THE IDEAL LOCATION Bellevue Read More

Bellevue is Safe and Open!

Bellevue is committed to your safety and the safety of visitors! Bellevue is rooted in the resilient spirit of the Pacific Northwest and it is in our nature to enjoy the beauty and restorative power Read More

Virtual Event Studio at Meydenbauer Center Theatre

Meydenbauer Center, the boutique convention center in the heart of downtown Bellevue has formed an alliance with their in-house audio-visual company, AV Factory to give you access to a top drawer Read More

Bellevue is Growing

Amazon, Facebook, and Microsoft. Oh, my! Bellevue has experienced exponential growth as we are known to foster innovation, creativity, and style. Explore the great outdoors, indulge in world-class Read More

Hotel Showcase: The Westin Bellevue and W Bellevue

Ready to create a memorable experience for your group? Explore the Westin Bellevue and W Bellevue, two incredibly connected hotel options in the heart of Bellevue. Bellevue can accommodate groups of Read More

September Articles

Meydenbauer Center: The Perfect (and Safe) Place to Meet

To be effective, meetings need the right space. And in Bellevue, Meydenbauer Center excels at providing the facilities, amenities, and services that planners need to stage a successful event. Since Read More

Team-Building Excitement & Unforgettable Activities

Whether it’s fast-paced action or mind-bending challenges, Bellevue excels at injecting meetings with excitement. When attendees aren’t in session, in fact, they’ll likely face some hard choices, Read More

Savoring Bellevue's Diverse Cuisine

Bellevue is on the cutting edge of culinary bliss. With chefs who are passionate about creativity and a sophisticated array of menus that incorporate the finest traditions of the Pacific Northwest and Read More

7 Ways to Wow Your Group in Bellevue

Bellevue packs a lot of excitement into one very manageable destination. Whether attendees are enchanted by natural beauty, fascinated by cultural activities, or enjoy the challenge of sports like Read More

June Articles

How To Craft a Perfect Meeting in Bellevue

Meeting professionals don’t have to go it alone when planning an event in Bellevue. The team of meeting, event and convention experts at Visit Bellevue is a valuable partner. The Convention Sales Read More

Engaging Side Trips

Bellevue is the ideal gateway for exploring the vast beauty and fascinating attractions of the Pacific Northwest. Side trips, day trips, and post-meeting excursions are all easily arranged, and the Read More

What's New In Bellevue

Bellevue is one of the most vibrant and growing cities in North America, and nowhere is this more evident than in the many new projects and developments recently completed or now underway around the Read More

Hotels for Every Meeting

One of Bellevue’s biggest selling points is its impressive array of hotel inventory. Planners will find brands and styles to match every budget, group size, and taste, with a total of 5,566 hotel Read More


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