About Spokane

Spokane is a city in eastern Washington state. It’s home to the Northwest Museum of Arts and Culture, which explores the region’s history through exhibits on art, culture and Native American heritage. Next door, Tudor-style Campbell House dates from the early 1900s. Vast Riverfront Park, site of the 1974 World’s Fair, has a sculpture walk. In the park, a cable car offers views over tumbling Spokane Falls.

Taxes

  • How much is the total cumulative hotel tax? 12%
  • How much is the F&B tax? 8.7%
  • How much is the average F&B gratuity? 20%

Airport

  • How many miles from the airport to downtown? 8
  • Is there public transportation, such as a bus or subway available?
    City bus, taxi, Uber, Lyft, private car services, rental cars
  • How much does the public transportation cost?
    Bus – $2 one way
    Uber and Lyft – $21.00
    Car service – $50.00-$200.00
  • What is the shuttle bus fare from the airport to downtown?
    N/A
  • What is the taxi fare from airport to downtown?
    $28.00-$35.00
  • How many daily flights out of airport? 70
  • Is the airport a hub for any carrier? No
  • What are the major carriers serving airport?
    Alaska, Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, Southwest, United, Sun Country

Hotels

  • How many committable hotel rooms downtown on peak night? 2,800 rooms
  • How many committable hotel rooms downtown on peak within walking distance to convention center?
    1,800 rooms
  • How many headquarter hotel properties2
  • How many rooms available on peak night at the largest headquarter property? 550
  • Can you list hotels by rating?? 5 star, 4 star, 3 star?
    • Headquarter is Marriott Autograph, 4 Star, Connected
    • Secondary connected hotel is Doubletree by Hilton, 3 Star
    • Within Walking Distance; Centennial Hotel – 3 Star
    • Ruby River Hotel – 3 Star
    • Limited service; Holiday Inn Express, Oxford Suites, Marriott Courtyard, Fairfield by Marriott and Best Western Plus

Convention Center

  • How many total gross square feet of exhibit space at Convention Center?
    120,000 sq. ft.
  • How much of this exhibit space is contiguous? 120,000 sq. ft.
  • How many total gross square feet of meeting space is available at the Convention center?
    180,000 not including exhibit hall or connected Performing Arts Center
  • How many meeting rooms does the convention center have? 40
  • How big is the largest meeting room? 26,000 sq. ft.
  • How many ballrooms does the convention center have3
  • How big is the largest ballroom? 26,000 sq. ft.
  • When was the last renovation or expansion? 2015
  • When is a future renovation/expansion scheduled? N/A
  • Is there free Wi-Fi at the convention center? Yes
  • Is there an exclusive in-house Electrical provider? No
  • Is there an exclusive in-house AV provider? No
  • Is there an exclusive in-house decorator? No
  • Is there an exclusive in house caterer? Yes, Levy
  • Is the convention center a union property? No
  • If union property, can you provide estimated pricing list? N/A
  • Here are a list of labor unions with whom planners will be required to work at the convention center:
    IATSE (stage at INB Performing Arts Center)

Off Site Venues

  • How many off site venues within walking distance can host up to 2,000 people? 3
  • How many off site venues within a ten-minute bus transfer can host up to 2,000 people? 3
  • How many restaurants are within walking distance of the convention center? 90
  • Can you list 3-5 local attractions and there whereabouts?
    • Riverfront Park — adjacent Spokane Convention Center
    • Museum of Arts and Culture — Browns Addition – 1.5 miles from Spokane Convention Center
    • The Podium & Arena (sporting and concert venues) – 5 blocks from Spokane Convention Center
    • Performing Arts with Best of Broadway – connected to the Spokane Convention Center
    • River Park Square Mall – 4 blocks from the Spokane Convention Center

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