Venue and Travel

Bell Harbour International Conference Centre

The Venue

ICISB 2024 will be hosted at Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle.

Bell Harbor International Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way, Pier 66
Seattle, WA 98121
tel: 206.441.6666

Bell Harbor International Conference Center is located just blocks from downtown Seattle, and sits on Pier 66 along Seattle’s beautiful waterfront. Sea-Tac International Airport is approximately 15 miles from Bell Harbor, with travel time between 30-60 minutes based on traffic.

Arrival by Air
The Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) is the main airport in Seattle and home to 31 airlines with domestic and international destinations. From the airport, you can take a ride-hailing service like Uber and Lyft or the light-rail train into the city.

Seattle skyline daytime
A skyline of Seattle at sunset

About Seattle

Seattle, Washington offers breathtaking natural beauty and a vibrant cultural scene for you to explore before or after your event. Did you know that Seattle is renowned for its stunning landscapes and innovative spirit?

Take a look below for some travel inspiration and to find answers to some frequently asked questions about Seattle.

Where is Seattle?
Seattle, Washington is located in the Pacific Northwest, nestled between Puget Sound and the Cascade Mountains.

How many people live in Seattle?
Seattle has a population of approximately 750,000 residents, making it the largest city in Washington state.

Is March a good time to visit Seattle?
March can be a pleasant time to explore Seattle. While the weather is not the warmest, it offers unique advantages for travelers, such as fewer crowds, early signs of spring, and cost savings. March provides for a budget-friendly and less crowded experience.

What will the weather be like in Seattle in March?
In March, Seattle typically experiences cooler and sometimes unpredictable weather. The average high temperatures range from around 10°C (50°F) to 15°C (59°F), with the possibility of occasional rain or drizzle. While it marks the transition from winter to spring, be prepared for varying weather conditions during your visit.

For the most accurate and up-to-date weather forecasts in Seattle for March, you can refer to the National Weather Service at

What language is spoken in Seattle?
English is the primary language spoken in Seattle, but the city’s diverse population means you may encounter various languages from different communities.

What is the electricity supply like in Seattle?
Power outlets in the United States are of type A and B, with a standard voltage of 120 V and a standard frequency of 60 Hz.

Is it safe to drink tap water?
Yes, Seattle’s tap water is known for its high quality and safety. It is perfectly safe to drink.

How late are bars, pubs, and nightclubs open?
Bars and pubs in Seattle typically close around 2 am, while nightclubs may stay open later, often until 4 am.

What is the emergency number?
In case of an emergency, dial 911.

What is the international dialing code for the United States?
The international dialing code for the United States is +1.

Do I need to tip?
Tipping is customary in restaurants or for taxi services in Seattle when you receive good service. A general guideline is to tip around 15-20 percent.