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The Port of Seattle Commission regularly meets on the first, second and fourth Tuesday of each month, however, dates, times and locations are subject to change. Meeting notices are posted the Thursday before the next meeting. Visit the Commission Meetings page for the latest meeting agenda. Sign-up for meeting notices and other Port of Seattle news.

Seattle Maritime Festival

Saturday, May 13
11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Seattle Maritime Academy
4455 Shilshole Ave NW


Experience Maritime! Bring family and friends and join in the free fun.

Activities include interactive displays, Ship Canal boat tours (leaving at 11:30 a.m., 1 and 2:30 p.m.), kid’s activities, dive team presentations, boat building for the kids, use of flares and emergency signals, numerous demonstrations, and other special events. Get Event Details.


Sea-Tac Airport dining and retail

Free training and small business certification workshops
The workshops are open to the first 100 small businesses who currently are or interested in becoming ACDBE certified and would like to learn more about what is involved in operating a concession at Sea-Tac Airport.
Day one | May 8, 2017 | 1pm – 4pm
Is Your Small Business Ready for Sea-Tac?
Business owners interested in learning more about what is involved with operating a concession at Sea-Tac Airport
Day two | May 15, 2017 | 1pm - 3:30pm
ACDBE Certification (Part One)
Business owners who are interested in understanding more about becoming a certified Airport Concessions Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (ACDBE) and the process to obtain certification
Day three | May 22, 2017 | 1pm - 4pm
Proposal Writing
Business owners who are ready to take the next step and pursue an opportunity to lease a unit at Sea-Tac Airport
Day four | June 5, 2017 | 1pm - 3pm
Contractual and Financial Considerations
Business owners interested in obtaining information regarding the potential costs of and financing for the build-out of a unit at Sea-Tac and alternative business models (i.e., joint venture, sublease, direct lease, licensing)
Day five | June 12, 2017 | 30 minute consultation
ACDBE Certification (Part Two) Pre-Scheduled Individual Consultations
Business owners who have started an ACDBE application and have questions or those who have finishedtheir ACDBE application and would like it reviewed for completion by Office of Minority Woman Business Enterprise(OMWBE) staff.