143rd UGIC ANNUAL ASSEMBLY - SEATTLE, WASHINGTON
4 -6 June 2015 Sea-Tac Marriott Hotel, 3201 South 176th Street, Seattle, WA 98188
The SEA-TAC MARRIOTT HOTEL - is located across from the International Airport with free shuttle service to/from the Hotel. Enjoy a healthy meal and drinks at the bar and restaurant. Dine on regional cuisine including salmon, crab, clams, oysters and delicious steak in a casual setting. Enjoy a workout in the fitness center or take a plunge in the indoor pool. Stay in control of all your business needs at the 24-hour business center or through free wi-fi in your room. For free shuttle service to the hotel call the hotel - (206) 241-3298.
GRAND ASSEMBLY AREA ATTRACTIONS - Area attractions include:
The Museum of Flight which houses airplanes and artifacts of a century of flight. Planes displayed include the world's first fighter and the record setting Concorde. You can explore the original Air Force One and a Space Shuttle Trainer. www.museumofflight.org
The EMP is the only museum of its kind in the world. Explore some of the most significant moments in rock music, science fiction and popular culture through EMP's impressive exhibits and interactive installations. www.EMPmuseum.org.
Pacific Science Center includes hands-on exhibits stretching throughout five buildings, a cutting edge IMAX film in either 2D or 3D, a planetarium show or a live science show. You could even finish off your visit with a laser light show. www.pacificsciencecenter.org
Ride the Ducks of Seattle, a WWII amphibious vehicle that tours you through historic Pioneer Square, Seattle's spectacular waterfront and the downtown shopping district. Then, splash into Lake Union for a thrill of a lifetime! When was the last you drove a truck into the water on purpose? www.ridetheducksofseattle.com.
Seattle Aquarium gives you a chance to discover playful sea otters, graceful octopuses, luminous moon jellies and more. Be amazed by Window on Washington Waters, a 120,000 gallon exhibit with daily diver shows. Touch live sea creatures in the tide pools. Immerse yourself in the Underwater Dome's 360' view. Take a virtual trip to the tropics in the Pacific Coral Reef exhibit. www.SeattleAquarium.org
Other attractions include the Seattle International Film Festival - www.siff.net.
GRAND ASSEMBLY TOURS - The Friday Cruise, Salmon Bake and Native Cultural Show. Tillicum Village is located on pristine Blake Island State Park and treats you to a cultural experience found only in the Northwest. Enjoy breathtaking views and a colorful narration as you cruise across Puget Sound. Dine on a wonderful salmon buffet and enjoy Coast Salish Native storytelling and dance during your 4 hour round trip adventure. You have a choice of two tours on Saturday (make your choice on your registration form):
1. Pike Place Market - the oldest continually operating market in the United States. Founded in 1907, Seattle's downtown publicmarket offers fresh produce, unique foods and handmade arts and crafts, overlooking the Elliott Bay waterfront. Watch the market fishmongers toss around salmon, visit the first Starbucks Coffee Shop, enjoy the music and antics of talented street performers, and soak in the unique ambiance of Seattle's most popular attraction. This nine-acre historic district hosts over 10 million visitors each year. www.pikeplacemarket.org.
2. Seattle Center - First built for the 1962 World's Fair, the 74 acre Seattle Center campus is located just north ofdowntown Seattle, and offers a fairground, park, and arts and entertainment center all year round. Journey skyward for a 360 degree view of Puget Sound from the Space Needle, hop on the Monorail for an elevated glide to downtown Seattle, or cavort in the shooting waters of the International Fountain. http://www.seattlecenter.com/
DRESS FOR MEN AND LADIES - All Assembly meetings will be coat and tie with jewel. The Saturday evening Banquet is formal with black tuxedo or white dinner jacket (with jewel and sash) for the men and the ladies always know what to wear. For all tours the dress is casual.
Download: 2015 UGIC Seattle Washington Registration Form