2020 Business Officer Institute: Hotel & Travel


Graduate Hotel

Graduate Seattle

4507 Brooklyn Ave. NE, Seattle, WA 98105
Phone: 206-634-2000
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NBOA Room Rate: $229/night

  • Registration includes breakfast for one person per room.
  • Wifi is complimentary.
  • The room rate will be in effect from Friday, June 12 to Sunday, June 21 and is available for booking until May 15, pending availability.
For reservations, call 206-634-2000 or email request to llove@graduateseattle.com and mention "NBOA Program" for program room rate.

Registration and Opening Session

Registration will be open on Monday, June 16 from 12:00 - 2:00 pm at the hotel. The opening sessions begin at the University Tower (across the street from the hotel) at 2:30 pm with a reception at 5:30 pm. Dinner will be served at 6:00 pm. Please schedule your flights accordingly.



The closest airport is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) Seattle, Washington. Attendees will need to arrange their own transportation to the hotel. Uber/Lyft and taxis are available. Public transit is available via rail from the airport to the hotel. Trains arrive and depart from the airport station every 6 to 15 minutes depending on the time of day. For more information on rail transportation, please visit the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport website.

Car rental is not necessary as all transportation is provided during the program.

Distance from Airport to Hotel: 18 miles
Drive Time: 20-25 minutes depending on traffic

Directions from Airport

Seattle-Tacoma International Airport
17801 International Blvd, Seattle, WA 98158

Take WA-518 E from Airport Expressway, then take I-5 N to 7th Ave, NE in Seattle. Take exit 169 from I-5 N. Take NE 45th St to Brooklyn Ave, NE.


The program ends on Thursday, June 18 following dinner at Lakeside School (14050 1st Ave NE, Seattle, WA 98125) at approximately 8:30 pm. Transportation will be provided between the school and the hotel at the conclusion of the closing dinner.

Educational Sessions

All educational programs take place Monday to Thursday at the University Tower and University Prep school. A bus will be provided to and from the hotel for all educational sessions that take place at the University Prep school. University Tower is walking distance from the hotel (approx. 0.10 mi).


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