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Smart Meetings, December 2011
Discovering Washington
A distinct venue, situated near the University of Washington and close to shopping at University Village, the Talaris Conference Center houses 31 guestrooms and more than 5,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Because this venue is located outside downtown Seattle, costs are a fraction of what you'd pay in the city center.

Successful Meetings, August 2011
The Best of the Best: 2011 Winners of the Pinnacle Award
Talaris Conference Center was chosen as one of six conference centers in the western U.S. to receive a Successful Meetings Pinnacle Award in 2011. The awards are chosen by the publication.s audience of meeting professionals. A complete list of winners can be found here.

Association News, April 2010
"Washington & Oregon: Naturally Attractive"
Near the University of Washington, the 18-acre Talaris Conference Center offers 31 guest rooms and 5,000 square feet of space.

Meetings West, November 2009
Seattle's Talaris Conference Center's "Meet, Shop and Sleep" package invites meeting planners who book a two-day meeting or retreat through December to receive a complimentary guestroom, along with a $100 gift card. The card can be used at any restaurant or store at University Village, which is located less than one miles from Talaris.

West Seattle Herald, October 12, 2009
A crowd in excess of 200 filled the Masonic Hall on Sunday, Oct. 11 to enjoy local food, all of which was prepared and supplied by well known chefs and cooks from West Seattle and the Northwest at Eat Local Now. The menu included roasted winter squash and carrot soup from Spud.com prepared by Chef Bill Taylor of Talaris Conference Center.

HotelNewsNow.com, September 14, 2009
Businesses and organizations still need retreats, contends Alan Stephens, general manager of the Talaris Conference Center outside Seattle, a retreat and meeting center located on an 18-acre, wooded setting. Some companies have shied away from retreats in a difficult economy, but Talaris is finding competitive meeting packages are spurring groups' interest in booking retreats again. As a result, Talaris Conference Center recently extended its Sleepover in Seattle campaign to include meetings and events booked through December 31, 2009.

Rejuvenate Meetings, August 18, 2009
The Talaris Conference Center's Sleepover in Seattle deal invites meeting planners to book a two-day meeting and receive unlimited guestrooms at a special rate of $49 per night for events that take place through December 31, 2009. Located in Seattle, Wash., Talaris is surrounded by 18 acres of a park-like setting and offers 5,000 square feet of meeting space that accommodates 150 guests. "In this economy, many companies view corporate retreats and multi-day offsite meetings as an unnecessary luxury, yet as providers of these events, we are able to see the immediate value they bring to organizations," says Alan Stephens, general manager at the conference center. "We hope that this incredible offer, combined with our cost-effective Complete Meeting Package rate structure will encourage companies to book these invaluable events."