Meet Safely at the Center

Updated March 1, 2022

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 Washington State Convention Center. Please note, COVID-19 precautions or mitigation strategies are at the discretion of show management of contracted events.

Masking: Starting March 12, 2022, masks will no longer be required in many indoor public spaces. Please respect the right of others to wear a mask. https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/current-guidance/masks.aspx

Vaccination: Beginning March 1, 2022, the vaccine verification requirement will no longer be in effect in King County. https://kingcounty.gov/depts/health/covid-19/current-guidance/verify.aspx

Capacity Restrictions: Capacity restrictions are no longer in effect.

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

WSCC 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, WSCC achieved the Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation on outbreak prevention, response and recovery, and earned re-accreditation in Spring 2022. 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.

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