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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.

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.


Port Unplugged 2017Free! Mix and mingle at Pier 69 with a view of the Olympic Mountains and the Seattle waterfront. Live music, appetizers, beverages, and food for thought.

Doors open: 4:45 p.m. | Presentation: 5 p.m. | After-hours reception: 5:45-7 p.m.

Port of Seattle, Pier 69, 2711 Alaskan Way
Validated Parking at Bell Street Garage, 9 Wall Street

Seattle’s Working Waterfront – Thursday, June 22

Learn about the wide range of maritime businesses that call Seattle home. From fishing boats and cargo vessels to cruise ships, explore how these water-based businesses keep our local economy afloat.

Featuring live music by The Side Project, appetizers and no-host beverages

Seattle’s Green and Sustainable Port – Thursday, July 20

Discover how the Port is working to improve air and water quality, restore habitat, reduce waste, and clean up historic pollution.

Featuring live music by Marina Christopher, appetizers and no-host beverages.

Seattle’s Trade Gateway – Thursday, August 17

Explore the story of Seattle’s relationships with countries around the globe in the most trade-dependent state in the nation.

Featuring live music by Birch Pereira, appetizers and no-host beverages.

Join us for one or all three events. Space is limited so register early!
For questions, contact Mary Jean Stephens, Community Engagement Manager at 206-787-4389 or