Press Releases and News

Meydenbauer Center Completes $12.5 Million Renovation Meydenbauer Center Completes $12.5 Million Renovation
Mar 4, 2016
Meydenbauer Center (www.meydenbauer.com), originally built in 1993 as the second largest convention facility in the Greater Seattle area, has completed substantial renovations to its interior and exterior.

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Press Release: Bayley Construction Selected for Work Press Release: Bayley Construction Selected for Work
Mar 24, 2015
The Bellevue Convention Center Authority board of directors today approved two contracts with Bayley Construction for renovation of Meydenbauer Center. Bayley Construction will complete both the exterior and interior renovation work.

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Bellevue Reporter-Summer Renovations Bellevue Reporter-Summer Renovations
Mar 18, 2015
The Bellevue Convention Center Authority expects to award bids next week for Meydenbauer Center's $12.5 million renovation.

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Successful Meetings Magazine: Pacific Northwest Successful Meetings Magazine: Pacific Northwest
Jan 6, 2015
Pacific Northwest: Inviting Venues, Regional Flair Make for Unforgettable Meetings Find out why Sur La Table's Director of Store Operations Lara Trepanier chose Meydenbauer Center in Bellevue, Washington for its annual leadership conference and why she says "The staff at Meydenbauer Center was phenomenal."

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Puget Sound Business Journal: Meydenbauer Center Upgrade Puget Sound Business Journal: Meydenbauer Center Upgrade
Aug 5, 2014
Meydenbauer Center, downtown Bellevue's convention center, will undergo extensive renovations, facility officials said Tuesday. The upgrades will cost $12.5 million and include work inside and out.

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Press Release-Meydenbauer Capital Improvements Plan Press Release-Meydenbauer Capital Improvements Plan
Aug 5, 2014
Meydenbauer Center Advances $12.5 Million Capital Improvements Plan for 20-year-old Facility. Financing sourced from current Meydenbauer Center reserves and bonds repaid by future revenues; does not require contribution from City of Bellevue’s General Fund. Capital improvements focus on much-needed exterior and interior improvements previously delayed by the Great Recession.

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$12.5 Million Facelift for Meydenbauer Center $12.5 Million Facelift for Meydenbauer Center
Aug 6, 2014
Downtown Bellevue's Meydenbauer Center will get a $12.5 million interior and exterior upgrade. The 20-year-old convention center is at 11100 N.E. Sixth St. Officials said construction could begin next June and take about three months.

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Corporate Meetings Boost Meydenbauer's Bottom Line Corporate Meetings Boost Meydenbauer's Bottom Line
Jan 24, 2014
Meydenbauer Center opened for business 20 years ago in Bellevue as the young city's skyline started to take root. The fortunes of the city and those of its convention center were designed to be joined, the success of one contributing to the success of the other. Last year, Meydenbauer earned a record $8.4 million in revenue, an increase of 34 percent from 2012.

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Meydenbauer Center Celebrates 20 Years As Economic Engine  for Bellevue & the Eastside Meydenbauer Center Celebrates 20 Years As Economic Engine for Bellevue & the Eastside
Sep 13, 2013
Center Creates $393M in Economic Impact Over Two Decades; Ranks as a National Industry Leader in Revenue, Operating Performance.

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