Meydenbauer Center is a convention center in Bellevue, Washington. It is a prominent landmark from nearby Interstate 405 . The center opened in 1993. It has a fully carpeted and recently renovated exhibition hall, a meeting room, a 410 seat performing arts theatre which can also host business meetings and presentations, and 434 parking spaces. In 2009 the center added a 2,500 sqft Executive Conference Suite that includes three rooms, high end audio visual capabilities and a private service pantry and reception space. Meydenbauer Center hosts over 300 events each year including conventions, corporate meetings and events, fund raising events for local non-profit organizations and a variety of consumer and trade shows. Meydenbauer Center generates economic impact for the area by attracting out of town visitors and guests who stay in hotels, shop Bellevue retailers and dine in Bellevue's many outstanding restaurants.
It is owned and operated by Bellevue Convention Center Authority (BCCA). The BCCA Board of Directors are appointed by the Bellevue City Manager and confirmed by the Bellevue City Council.