Housing & Travel

The ASHRM 2017 Annual Conference will be held at the Washington State Convention Center, located in downtown Seattle. Pre-Conference programs will take place across the street at the Sheraton Seattle. For information about things to do in the city of Seattle and the surrounding areas, go to the ASHRM 2017 Visit Seattle destination website.

Headquarters Hotels

ASHRM has reserve room blocks in two hotels located near the Washington State Convention Center. The deadline to reserve a room in the ASHRM room block is September 19, 2017.

Sheraton Seattle

Located 1 block from convention center
1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Westin Seattle

Located 3 blocks from convention center
1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

Getting to and Around Seattle

The recommended airport is Seattle-Tacoma International. Airport and it is located approximately 15 miles from downtown.

Airport Shuttle/Public Transit

There are multiple economical ways to get downtown from the Seattle-Tacoma Airport, please visit the Port of Seattle website to determine which method is best for you.


The Washington State Convention Center has a number of affordable garages located throughout the area. Please visit their website for directions, maps and pricing. Parking at the Sheraton Seattle is $57 per day (valet) or $30 per day (self-parking off site). The Westin is $57 per day (valet) or $45 per day (self-parking off site).

Rental Cars

The Rental Car Facility at Sea-Tacoma Airport has 13 rental car companies, including Avis, Budget, Enterprise and Hertz. If you are planning to rent a car in Seattle, make your reservation in advance as vehicles are limited for walk up customers. Please visit the Port of Seattle’s website for a list of all rental car companies.

Taxi Service

Travel time from the airport to the Washington State Convention Center is approximately 20 minutes with an average fare of $35-$45, plus tip. Please visit the Port of Seattle’s website for additional information and fare.

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