Meet Safely at the Center

We are pleased to provide you with the following information to help you understand the health requirements necessary when participating in an event at the Seattle Convention Center. Please note, infectious disease precautions or mitigation strategies are at the discretion of show management of contracted events.

Masking: As of March 12, 2022, masks are not required in indoor public spaces. Please respect the right of others to wear a mask.

We offer these FAQs to help you understand how SCC is currently operating in terms of mandates and outbreak prevention best practices.  

SCC staff is available via phone and email to discuss your event needs, and what we will do to maximize safety and maintain compliance at our facility. Staff contact information can be found on our website’s Contact Us page.

GBAC STAR™ Accreditation

On March 1, 2021, SCC achieved the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation on outbreak prevention, response and recovery, and earned another re-accreditation in August 2023. Recognized as the gold standard of safe venues, GBAC STAR™ provides third-party validation to ensure the implementation of rigorous protocols in response to biorisk situations. For more information on the GBAC STAR facility accreditation program, visit the Global Biorisk Advisory Council website here.