About Us

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Meydenbauer Center opened in 1993 as the Greater Seattle area’s second largest convention facility. Meydenbauer Center was built to grow and sustain Bellevue’s economic vitality. The Center includes 54,000 square-feet of event space including 36,000 square foot Center Hall, and nine meeting rooms totaling 12,000 square-feet. Also included is a 2,500 square-foot Executive Conference Suite as well as a 410 seat performing arts theatre.

Meydenbauer Center is owned and operated by the Bellevue Convention Center Authority (BCCA), a public development authority.

The seven-member BCCA Board is appointed by the Bellevue City Manager and confirmed by city council. The Center hosts a wide variety of corporate meetings, banquets, consumer shows, conventions and community events. Over 250 conventions and events are held at Meydenbauer Center annually attended by nearly 150,000 guests each year.

Our mission is to provide an outstanding event and performing arts center that generates community and employee pride, creates economic stimulation and provides exceptional guest satisfaction.