The Foundry is located just south of downtown Seattle.
4130 1st Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98134
Parking at the venue is very limited, so we suggest using a taxi or a car service.
Google Maps is the best way to look up public transportation routes. If you do plan to drive, this parking map will be useful. Please be allow extra time to park and walk—the nearest paid lot is 1 mile away.
We have secured special rates at hotels in downtown Seattle for those of you coming from out of town. We have selected these hotels for their commitments to the environment, their employees, and their communities.
Special rates are available for a limited time and in limited quantities, so book your rooms as soon as you can to ensure availability.
Hotel Monaco – $265
1101 4th Ave, Seattle
3.1 miles from The Foundry
This special rate is available for the first twelve guests who book before August 10th. Visit bit.ly/monaco17 to make your reservation or call (800) 546-7866 and mention “The Regenerative Business Summit 2017”.
Fairmont Olympic Hotel – $299
411 University St, Seattle
3.3 miles from The Foundry
This special rate is available for the first fourteen guests who book before August 25th. Visit bit.ly/fairmont17 to make your reservation or call (800) 821-8106 and mention the “Regenerative Business Summit 2017”.
Curious about Kimpton’s commitments to the environment, the LGBT community, and women in business at Hotel Monaco, the Alexis Hotel, and beyond? Learn more here. You can also read about the Fairmont Olympic Hotel’s rooftop beehives and herb garden here.
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