EVENT LOGISTICS

GREATER TACOMA CONVENTION CENTER

August 16-18, 2021

5th Floor I 1500 Commerce St.

Tacoma, WA 98402

 

 

COVID-19

 

The Green Transportation Summit & Expo (GTSE) takes the safety of its exhibitors, sponsors, partners, speakers, and attendees very seriously. As the situation with COVID-19 is changing daily, we are closely monitoring the response by healthcare and government officials so we can ensure the protection of all our stakeholders. 

Vaccinations

The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to all adults 16 years and older in Washington and Oregon. For information on how to schedule a vaccination appointment in Washington please click here. For information on how to schedule a vaccination appointment in Oregon please click here.

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CONFERENCE HOTEL

 

RECOMMENDED CONFERENCE HOTEL

 

1320 Broadway Plaza, Tacoma WA 98402

The Hotel Murano is the preferred hotel of the Green Transportation Summit & Expo. Hotel Murano offers modern rooms, parking, and onsite dining, directly across from the Greater Tacoma Convention Center.

 

The special rate for GTSE attendees has ended, but reservations can be booked directly through the website.

PARKING & DIRECTIONS

 

From I-5 Southbound/Northbound:

  • Take Exit 133 (City Center Exit) toward I-705/ City Center.

  • Keep LEFT toward I-705/ City Center.

  • Turn LEFT onto ramp toward A Street/ City Center.

  • Keep LEFT to stay on ramp toward S. 15th Street/ Pacific Avenue.

  • Follow S. 15th Street two blocks, the Convention Center will be on your left.

  • To access onsite parking, turn LEFT on Court C.

 

Accessible parking is available in Parking Lot A garage on a first come, first serve basis, and can be accessed via the ramp from Commerce Street.

 

*Standard parking rates:
$6.00 ..... 0-4 Hours
$16.00....4+ Hours/All Day
subject to change at any time

Alternate Off-Site Parking options include street parking, downtown Tacoma parking lotsRepublic Parking NW lotsDiamond Parking lots, and the Tacoma Dome Station Transit Garage serviced by Link Light Rail.

 

EV CHARGING

  • EV Chargers are available in the University of Washington, Tacoma Campus parking garage next to the Tioga Library. See a map here

  • Additional public EV chargers can be found at the County-City Building Campus and the Pierce County Annex. Maps are available here

Greater Tacoma Convention Center

 

Just 20 miles south of the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, the Greater Tacoma Convention Center is one of the largest meeting locations in the Pacific Northwest. Surrounded by natural beauty, the Convention Center offers an impressive selection of usable event space. 

Website: https://tacomaconventioncenter.org

Address: 1500 Commerce Street, Tacoma, WA 98402

ADA COMPLIANCE 

 

The Green Transportation Summit and Expo fully supports the rights to equal access to the Summit offerings by persons with special needs or disabilities. If you require assistance to participate fully in this event, please inform us about those needs.

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VENUE INFORMATION 

Convention Center Sustainability 

The Greater Tacoma Convention Center strives to make meeting experiences as green and sustainable as possible in their day-to-day operations, from sourcing local foods whenever possible to use environmentally friendly cleaning products in 90% of the building. View their Green Sheet to learn more about their standard and available green initiatives, including a Sustainability Station, recycling and composting efforts, lighting and energy controls, water-saving bathrooms, recycled carpet, and Dyson Airblade hand dryers.

Tacoma's Free Link Light Rail runs frequently throughout the downtown corridor with a stop located just outside the Convention Center on Commerce Street.

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LeMay- America's Car Museum 

LeMay – America’s Car Museum, a member of America’s Automotive Trust, is an international destination for families and auto enthusiasts to celebrate America’s love affair with the automobile and learn how it shaped our society. Based in Tacoma, Wash., the stunning 165,000-sq.-ft. facility has been recognized as one of MSN’s 10 Best Automotive Museums worldwide, USA Today’s 10 Best Museums in Seattle and KING5’s Best Museum in Western Washington. ACM serves as an educational center for students of all ages, features 12 rotating exhibits.

Website: https://www.americascarmuseum.org/

Address: 2702 EAST D. ST. TACOMA, WA 98421