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Frequently Asked Questions
General Event Questions
What is included with the ticket purchase?
A $175 General Admission ticket includes access to a cocktail reception, dinner, and event program at the Westin Seattle.
A $25 Virtual Ticket includes access to the live-streamed event program.
What time is the event?
Doors will open at the Westin at 5pm.
The virtual program will be streamed from 7-8pm.
I need certain accommodations, who can I contact?
In accordance with our values, we strive to accommodate everyone and wish to provide an inclusive experience. Additional questions or requests can be sent to Gabi Esparza at firstname.lastname@example.org.
De acuerdo con nuestros valores, nos esforzamos por ofrecer adaptaciones a todos y deseamos brindar una experiencia inclusiva. Se pueden enviar preguntas o solicitudes adicionales a Gabi Esparza escribiendo a email@example.com.
You can also check out our accessibility page to see what accessibility features we are planning for.
In-Person Event Questions
How do I get there and where do I park?
The event is located at The Westin Seattle, 1900 5th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101.
The Westin Seattle offers both valet and self-parking in their adjacent garage facility. Valet parking is provided at the main entrance of the hotel, located on Westlake Avenue on the Sixth Avenue side of the hotel. Self-parking may be accessed from 6th Avenue between Stewart/Westlake and Virginia Street. Onsite parking is $50 and valet parking is $60 for the day.
There are four King County Metro Bus stops that are on the same block as the Westin Hotel. You can plan your route here.
The South Lake Union Streetcar makes a stop right in front of the Bank of America, which is located right across the street from the Westin. The Streetcar runs approximately every 10-15 minutes.
Once you are inside, follow the direction signs that will direct you towards the Grand Ballroom.
Is there a dress code?
While there is no official dress code, most guests choose to wear cocktail attire or business formal.
What COVID-19 and other safety precautions are in place?
Your health and safety are extremely important to us, and we are taking extra precautions to minimize the risk of transmission and keep our event safe. Please note that the safety measures outlined below may be updated as guidance from local and federal health officials changes:
We request that all in-person attendees take a COVID-19 test at home before attending the event or once you arrive (If testing at the event, please arrive 15 minutes early and wear a mask before a negative test.)
- If you test positive for COVID-19 prior to the event, stay home for at least 5 days.
- Stay home if you feel sick. *
- Masks are encouraged.
- Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you test positive for COVID-19 4-5 days after the event.
We ask that you keep in mind
- Some people may not feel comfortable giving or receiving hugs or handshakes.
- Everyone may make their own choice to wear or not wear a mask.
- Staff and volunteers will supply sanitizing wipes, hand sanitizer, masks, and other materials to guests to use.
- There is ample space in our venue to facilitate physical distancing.
*Symptoms include, but are not limited to, fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, fatigue, muscle aches, body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, nausea, congestion, runny nose, vomiting.
Registrants will be informed of any updates to these safety measures as they change.
We want all guests to feel safe and we trust that attendees will take action to protect themselves and others. We encourage guests to turn on exposure notifications via WANotify: https://doh.wa.gov/emergencies/covid-19/wa-notify, a completely private and free tool that exchanges random, anonymous codes with the phones of people you are near who have also enabled WA Notify. You will get an alert if another WA Notify user you’ve recently been near later tests positive for COVID-19 and follows the steps to anonymously notify others. This app is available in 30 languages.
The CDC states that vaccinated people, who are also up to date on their booster shot, are well protected against COVID-19 and that gatherings are safer between those who are fully vaccinated. As of September 2022, 76.3% of Washington residents (90.5% in King County) have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. 69.1% have received both doses and 58.1% have received a booster (88.0% and 64.7% for King County, respectively). https://doh.wa.gov/emergencies/covid-19/data-dashboard#Vaccination
Virtual Event Questions
When can I register for the Virtual Event?
Registration for virtual tickets is now open! Check out our registration site here.
Do I need a Zoom account for the virtual event?
No. In order to view the live stream, you need to register online. You’ll receive an email with the link to access the live stream the day before the event begins. On the day of the event, click the link and you’ll be able to view the live stream.
Guest Code of Conduct
Washington Conservation Voters wants all of our events to embody a safe and accepting environment for all attendees. We are committed to a safe, enjoyable, and inclusive experience for every guest.
- Harassment of any kind, including stalking, deliberate intimidation, unwelcome physical attention, physical assault, and verbal harassment, will not be tolerated.
- Harassment is grounds for removal from the event, and prohibition from future events and activities affiliated with our organization.
- If you find yourself the target of harassment, or experience problematic behavior, please report this information to our staff and we will address the situation.
- We also ask that witnesses to inappropriate behavior take action – bystander engagement has proven to be one of the strongest deterrents as part of efforts to combat harassment.
If you are a guest who experiences problematic behavior or is made uncomfortable by the actions or behaviors of volunteers or staff people please bring this behavior to one of the following staff:
Tina Montgomery, Business Relations & Events Manager (206) 631-2608, email@example.com
Contact Events & Outreach Associate, Gabi Esparza