Conference Headquarters Hotel

Americans for the Arts has secured rooms at discounted rates at our conference headquarters hotel, the Westin Seattle Hotel. All meetings and events, unless otherwise indicated, will be held at the Westin Seattle Hotel.

The Westin Seattle Hotel 

1900 5th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
T: 206-728-1000
Reservations Line: 1-888-627-8513
Room Rates: $189 single | double occupancy, per night + applicable taxes

To qualify for the conference room block rate, you must mention Americans for the Arts when making your reservation. You can also reserve your room online at the conference room block rate.

Discounted Rate Deadline: October 17, 2018
If you book after October 17, Americans for the Arts cannot guarantee the discounted group rate, or if the hotel sells out prior to this date.

Come early and stay late! Group rate will be available from November 3–15, 2018 (subject to availability).

Hotel Policies:

  • A credit card is required at time of booking to secure reservation. Reservations will be held until hotel check-out time the day following arrival.

  • All reservations are subject to a 15.6 % or current tax charge and $2.00 STIA fee per night.

  • Reservations not canceled by 6:00 PM hotel time within 72 hours of check-in will be charged first night room and tax.


The Westin Seattle offers both valet and self-parking in an adjacent garage facility. Valet parking is provided from the main entance of the hotel on Westlake Avenue (Sixth Ave Side) and the Self-Parking entrance may be accessed from 6th Avenue between Stewart/Westlake and Virginia Streets. See rates below:

  • Valet: $58* (with in/out privileges for overnight guests only)
  • Self Parking: $47* (with in/out privileges for overnight guests only)
*Please Note: Prices subject to change without notice.
At Americans for the Arts, we work to negotiate the best possible hotel room rates and recognize the importance of fulfilling our obligations to our hotel partners. The best way to experience the conference is to be in the heart of it all at the conference headquarters. We appreciate everyone's support in booking with the official Americans for the Arts Hotel Room Block. 


Air Travel

The Seattle Tacoma International Airport (Sea-Tac or SEA) is located 15 miles from the Westin Seattle Hotel, the conference headquarters.

Reach out to our official travel partner: Direct Travel!
Direct Travel can get discounts and special fares for your travel to Seattle; give them a call at 202-640-5831 or direct via email at Be sure to identify yourself as an Americans for the Arts 2018 National Arts Marketing Project Conference attendee and have your preferred flight arrival, departure, and payment information ready. Direct Travel will ensure that any airline discounts available are applied to your airfare at time of booking. Please be advised that Direct Travel charges a $35 booking fee for all airline bookings made over the phone.


More Discounts to Get You to Seattle

Americans for the Arts has partnered with Delta and United Airlines to bring you discounted fares! When booking, use the following information to obtain exclusive discounts on airfare. (Direct Travel can also ensure you receive these discounts.)

See below for information about how to take advantage of these additional savings!

  • Delta Airlines - Visit or call Delta Meeting Network: 800.328.1111 to receive a 2-10% discount on published fares. You must provide the following meeting code: NMRPJ
  • United Airlines - Visit or call United Meetings Reservation Desk at 800.426.1122 to receive a 2-10% discount on published fares (based on availability). You must provide the following Z Code: ZEVW and Agreement Code: 758531

Please Note: Ticketing Fees May Apply.


Ground Transportation

Once you land at the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, you’ve got a short trip to all things NAMP at the Westin Seattle hotel. A variety of transportation options are available at Sea-Tac Airport as there is no complimentary shuttle to the Westin Seattle Hotel. Once you arrive in Seattle, proceed through the airport terminal to the Airport Parking Garage/Grand Transportation Plaza where most transportation modes depart. Travel time to the Westin Seattle Hotel is about 40-45 minutes, depending on time of day and traffic.  

Shuttle Service Discounts

Americans for the Arts has partenered with SuperShuttle to offer our conference attendees additional discounts! Use our group Booking Link to recieve 10% off, but please note the discount does not apply to pre-existing reservations and cannot be applied retroactively. For reference the booking code is VG669. Reservations can also be made by calling 1-800 BLUE VAN (800-258-3826). Reservations made by phone will incur a $3 booking fee; there is no fee for online or mobile app reservations. 

Taxi Service

Taxis depart from the 3rd Floor of the Airport Parking Garage/Ground Transportation Plaza. A taxi coordinator is available to assist passengers with questions, concerns, or special requests. Accessible cabs and baby seats are available upon request. 

There is a flat fee for travel from Sea-Tac to the Westin Seattle Hotel of $40. All taxis accept major credit cards.

Car Ride Services

App-based ride share companies Uber & Lyft are available in Seattle! Fares are approx. $35–$40 from the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. 
After you have arranged your ride, proceed to the Airport Parking Garage/Ground Transportation Plaza. Uber & Lyft rides pick up from the 3rd Floor. Follow signage to the TNC/Rideshare pickup area in section I and J. 

Rental Car Services

Sea-Tac International Airport is currently served by several car rental companies. All car rental facilities are located in a separate off-site rental car facility with dedicated shuttle buses in operation 24 hours a day. The airport has two passenger pick-up areas located outside baggage claim at both the north and south end of the main terminal. For more information regarding car rentals at the Seattle-Tacoma International Aiport, please visit the ground transportation page on the airport website. 

Link Light Rail (Central Link)

Link Light Rail is Seattle's light rail transportation system with a direct route from Sea-Tac International Airport to the Westin Seattle Hotel and downtown Seattle. To access the Link Light SeaTac/Airport Station proceed to 4th Floor of the Airport Parking Garage/Ground Transportation Plaza. Disembark the train at the Westlake Center Transit Tunnell Station and take the Westlake Center exit. For more information about ticket cost, operating hours, schedules and more, please visit the Link Light Rail website