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Included with Registration

As part of your National Meeting experience, you will also receive the following:

·       A welcome reception on Tuesday evening

·       Breakfast and lunch on Wednesday and Thursday

·       All conference materials

·       Online access to all meeting presentations and materials

 

Recommended Travel Times

We often get asked about when the activities begin and end so participants can plan their travel. We recommend:

  • Arriving in Seattle by 3pm on Tuesday, April 23rd (if you plan to participate in a pre-session, please note the start time for that session) 
  • Scheduling departure flights for 4:30pm or later on Thursday, April 25th

Location

The Ready by 21 National Meeting will be held at the Sheraton Grand Seattle, 1400 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101.  Click here for directions, parking and physical location.

Situated in the city's vibrant core, the Sheraton Grand Seattle Hotel provides a gateway to the diverse sights and sounds of the Pacific Northwest.  The Sheraton is walking distance to Seattle’s iconic destinations including Pike Place Market, a public market overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront, The Space Needle, and the Seattle Aquarium. 

Hotel Accommodations

You are responsible for booking your own accommodations. We have negotiated a group rate of $199.00 per room at the Sheraton Grand Seattle located at 1400 6th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98101.

The cut-off date is Tuesday, April 2, 2019  (or until block is full). Click here to book.

Airport and Ground Transportation

The closest airport is Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) which is 16 miles from the venue

Taxi cabs are stationed on the 3rd floor of the garage on the north and south curb. Wheelchair Accessible Vans and 11 seat passenger vans are also available for your convenience.    Sea-Tac Airport now offers service with App Based Ride Share Companies Lyft, Uber and Wingz. Click here for more information on where to meet your Lyft or Uber rideshare.  To arrange shuttle transportation in advance, please contact these providers.

SHUTTLE EXPRESS offers SeaTac Airport transfers, Town Car-Limo service, and luxury, tour and charter transportation. Reservations required with recommend 2+ hours notice.

Email: sales@shuttleexpress.net
Reservations: (425) 981-7000
Office Hours: Monday–Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Directions and Parking

HEADING NORTHBOUND ON I-5 (FROM PORTLAND/TACOMA)

From I-5 North, take Exit #165 - Seneca Street (left hand side on the freeway).

Stay to the right on the exit ramp and take a right onto 6th Avenue - Hotel entrance/Valet parking will be on the right side between Union and Pike Street.

 

FROM THE SEATAC AIRPORT (I-5 NORTHBOUND)

Depart SeaTac Airport following the signs to the freeways.

Take Hwy 518 East to I-5 North (Seattle) and follow rest of directions from above.

 

FROM THE SEATAC AIRPORT (509 NORTHBOUND - ALTERNATE ROUTE)

Depart SeaTac Airport following the signs to the freeways.

Take Hwy 518 West to the Seattle exit for 509 North. (509 will merge onto the Alaskan Way / Hwy 99.)

Take exit for Seneca Street/1st Avenue, take a left onto 1st Avenue, and take a right onto Spring Street.

Take a left onto 6th Avenue - Hotel entrance/Valet parking will be on the right side between Union and Pike Street.

 

HEADING SOUTHBOUND ON I-5 (FROM CANADA AND AREAS NORTH OF SEATTLE)

From I-5 South, take Exit #165B Union Street.

Turn right at the 2nd traffic light onto 6th Avenue - Hotel entrance/Valet parking will be on the right side between Union and Pike Street.

 

HEADING SOUTHBOUND (HWY 99/AURORA – ALTERNATE ROUTE)

From Hwy 99 Southbound, take the City Center/Denny Street exit.

Cross Denny Street to 7th Avenue (the street to the left of the Elephant Car Wash sign).

Follow 7th Avenue and veer right onto Westlake Avenue (Mc Donald’s will be on your right).

Westlake will merge into 5th Avenue.

Proceed four blocks and turn left on University Street.

Take a left onto 6th Avenue - Hotel entrance/Valet parking will be on the right side between Union and Pike Street.

 

HEADING WESTBOUND ON I-90 (FROM ISSAQUAH, SOUTH BELLEVUE)

From I-90 Westbound, take I-5 North Exit #165 - Madison / City Centre.

Turn left onto Madison Street and cross over the freeway.

Take an immediate right onto 6th Avenue - Hotel entrance/Valet parking will be on the right side between Union and Pike Street.

 

HEADING WESTBOUND ON 520 (FROM REDMOND, NORTH BELLEVUE)

From 520 Westbound, take I-5 South Exit #165B - Union Street.

Turn right at the 2nd traffic light onto 6th Avenue - Hotel entrance/Valet parking will be on the right side between Union and Pike Street.

 

FROM THE FERRY TERMINAL / PIER 52 (HEADING EASTBOUND)

Turn left (North) onto Alaskan Way and stay in the far right lane.

Take the 2nd right onto Spring Street and follow uphill.

Turn left onto 6th Avenue - Hotel entrance/Valet parking will be on the right side between Union and Pike Street.

 

Dress Code

The dress code for this conference is business casual.

 

Weather

The weather in Seattle, WA for mid-April averages a daily maximum temperature between 58 and 62°F and falls between 41 and 45°F. For the latest weather forecast in Seattle, click here

 

Local Attractions

Feel free to browse by interest at Seattle’s Convention & Visitors Bureau’s webpage. Seattle boasts amazing attractions and beautiful places to see!  With everything from unrivaled natural beauty and world-class attractions to a thriving arts and culture scene, there’s always something to do in Seattle. We will have hard copies of the Official Visitors Guide for your perusal near registration.

 

Social Media

We hope that you join us in connecting on social media. To promote this conference and connect with other attendees, we will be using the hashtag #Rb21 on Twitter.

Feel free to follow us on Twitter (@forumfyi) and Facebook (/forumfyi) to stay connected all year long.

 

About Ready by 21

As a registrant for the Ready by 21 National Meeting, we proudly consider you a part of our growing network of leaders.

If you haven’t already, we hope you’ll visit www.Readyby21.org to see all of the tools and resources available to you. (A quick and free registration is required to download full copies.)

Click here to take your next step as a Ready by 21 Leader. 

 

We look forward to seeing you in Seattle!