Microsoft Dynamics AX
Event Information
The following details are provided to assist you in your preparations for attending the Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical Conference 2012.  
Event Location
Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th Street
Bellevue, WA 98004
Dress Code
The dress code for the conference is business casual.
Destination Bellevue
Bellevue is located about 14 miles outside of Seattle. To learn more about Bellevue and all the city has to offer, please visit the Visit Bellevue website.
Getting There
    Seattle-Tacoma Airport (SEA) is the United States' 17th busiest airport. It is close to the center of Seattle and is home to more than 25 airlines which serve over 100 destinations.

    Taxi Service
    Taxis are available throughout the Seattle and Bellevue area. Listed below are a number of options to choose from.

  • Farwest Taxi
    +1 425-454-5055
  • Stita Taxi
    +1 206-246-9999

Driving from Seattle
The drive from Seattle to Bellevue is about 20 minutes, or 40 minutes with traffic. For more information please visit the convention center website for driving directions and parking information.
Average October temperatures in Bellevue, Washington range from daytime highs of 60˚F/16˚C to evening lows of 45˚F/7˚C. While the fall weather is pleasant, it is still a good idea to pack a jacket as the Seattle area is more prone to rain showers during the fall and winter months.
Event Transportation
Complimentary shuttle service between Meydenbauer Center and all conference hotels is on the following schedule

Shuttles between all conference hotels and Meydenbauer Center are every 10-15 minutes during designated times:

Monday, October 22
Continuous shuttle service between conference hotels and Meydenbauer Center 12:00pm – 8:15pm

Tuesday, October 23
Continuous morning shuttle service between conference hotels and Meydenbauer Center 6:45am – 9:45am

Wednesday, October 24
Continuous morning shuttle service between conference hotels and Meydenbauer Center 6:45am – 9:45am

Thursday, October 25
Continuous morning shuttle service between conference hotels and Meydenbauer Center 6:45am – 9:45am

Hotel/Convention Routes and Pickup Locations:

Route 1
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Westin Bellevue
  Boarding Location:
Evergreen Ballroom Entrance
(NE 10th St) Back Entrance on NE 6th St
Route 2
Sheraton Bellevue
Hilton Bellevue
  Boarding Location:
Curbside on 114th Ave NE (back entrance)
Lower Lobby Entrance

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