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Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center

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Address: 1500 Broadway, Tacoma, WA 98402-3305
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+1 253-830-6601
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Huge facility - but on 5 floors . . .

This is a big beautiful facility downtown with awesome views of Mt Rainier from the upper floors. You'll need lots of escalator time to find your venue, but once your in the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 December 2014
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Tacoma, Washington
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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2015

Great area for trade show that we attended. The rosd construction made it a little harder to get to ....lucky ee had an updated gps.

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washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2015

It is a very beautiful convention and trade center. most of them can be quite boring but not this one. modern, clean and the staff always helpful. have been to many functions there and have alway been pleased...

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2014

This is a big beautiful facility downtown with awesome views of Mt Rainier from the upper floors. You'll need lots of escalator time to find your venue, but once your in the building, it's easy. And then there's parking. It's reasonably priced, but get on their site to find the right entrance to your garage. Otherwise, there's more elevator time.... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2014

The newish and shiny Convention Center was across the street from Hotel Murano (also recommended) which streamlined this biz trip, significantly. The northern and eastern-facing walls are nearly all glass which kept the common areas filled with light on this sunny day! The catering was the best large group food I've had, especially for a group of 500+! I've never... More 

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Vail, Co
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2014

I never thought of Tacoma as a place to bring a convention, but that's what I went for, and what a great venue. HUGE spaces. Clean, like it just opened. The food was sub-par for what you pay ( gourmet grill 5th level ) easy access, friendly staff.

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Thank refector
Wahiawa, Hawaii
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54 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2013

Have attended conferences as well as Military Balls at this venue. Food is not very good, but over the years the service has gotten better. This place is huge and can accommodate large groups well, it isn't very pretty however... but you get what you pay for. The only downside besides the food is paying for parking.

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Thank Crystal R
Seattle, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 April 2013

The convention center was built several years ago and has been a welcome addition to the city. I've been to several events here and have always thought they did a good job. It's open and airy and easy to navigate. The South Sound has needed something like this for a long time.

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Thank Rhiar23
Lacey, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2013

I have been to several centers and I like the way this one was designed. Escalators are in just the right places and plenty of facilities.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2013

Very nice facility, but not enough washrooms. Line up during every break. Not sure who catered our meetings, but the food was cold and not very good.

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Thank ksuter
Tacoma, Washington
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2013

My fiance' and I were planning our venue at the GTCC and were under the impression that our space was reserved. Needless to say, when we went to sign the contract the employees at the venue stated that they reserved part of our space to another party. To add insult to injury they tried to move us to a generic... More 

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Thank Michael M

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