Here are some answers to questions about the conference that we have been fielding from our sponsors and attendees.
Our frequently asked questions:
Is there an App for the conference this year to organize our schedules and see agenda, speakers and after parties?
Yes. We have a conference app that you can download for use on Android, iPhone/iPad and Blackberry. Visit EntertheSpotlight and download the app for your device type. Search under "Technology" and you'll see Seattle Interactive Conference 2012 listed.
Do you have a downloable conference guide available?
Yes. You can download a .pdf of the SIC://2012 conference guide here: SIC Conference Guide
Are you recording any of the speaker sessions at SIC?
Yes. We will be video taping all of the sessions on the 3rd Floor including the keynotes, panels and stand alone speakers. These sessions will be available post conference to all Platinum conference pass holders. You will be notified via email with login creditentials when the videos are available to view online.
Do you have any discounts for students?
Yes we do. Email us at email@example.com and we'll send you a student discount code. Please email us from your .edu email address to qualify for the discount. The discount code will save you $300 off our Gold conference pass.
We are planning on sending a team from our company and wanted to see if you had group discounts available.
For sure. We had several companies send their entire interactive teams so send us an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with how many people you are planning on sending and we'll get you a nice discount for your passes.
Where is the best place to park at The Conference Center?
There are plenty of parking garages around The Conference Center and here is the event parking information from the WSCC Website: http://www.wsctc.com/about_us/event_parking.aspx
Where is the nearest ATM?
Closest ATM is located across the street in the Washington State Convention Center, street level left of the elevators.
What modes of transportation are available from the airport to Seattle?
You can take the Light Rail, Bus, Taxi, Limo or Shuttle Express from the airport to downtown Seattle.
Sound Transit Trip Planner
Sea-Tac Airport Shuttle / Bus
Nine rental car companies have information counters in the Baggage Claim area.
Taxi Cabs are available on the third floor of the Parking Garage. Sedans and large vans are available. Call (206) 622-6500, or use the curbside phones on Baggage Claim Level.
Do I need to RSVP to attend the after parties?
We have several official after parties scheduled this year. Some are available for platinum pass holders and some you will need to RSVP to. We will have an after party page live soon for you. There is hosted happy hours both days from our sponsors.
Is there a preferred hotel for SIC?
Yes. We have selected the Hyatt at Olive 8 as our hotel partner with Deluxe King rooms at $159/night. You can book direct here or call them at: 888-421-1442 and mention you are booking for the "Seattle Interactive Conference" rate.
What is the major airport to fly into if we are traveling from out of town for the conference?
Our main airport is Sea-Tac airport and it is about a 20 minute drive into downtown Seattle. The airport code is "SEA" if you are arranging travel from out of town.
How many sponsors are you expecting?
We expect approximately 100 sponsors and partners including; local, national and international technology organizations, agencies, and brands covering the interactive industry.
Can partners sell product at the show?
Yes. SIC://City sponsors may sell product from their designated space (with the exception of food/beverages and wearables).
What is the audience make-up of the attendees that you are expecting at the conference?
SIC's audience is comprised of regional and national entrepreneurs, executives, developers, designers, online business professionals, advertisers, producers, artists, writers and thinkers.