Schedules, Directions, Hotels

A few notes:

There are no refunds on event registration.

Panels and the education series have a limited number of seats, which are first-come, first-served. Sunday is expected to be especially crowded. Registering for the event is not a guarantee of seating.   

Directions and Parking
Once you exit the highway, enter off Lake Washington Blvd N. and keep left. Travel around the Bristol apartments until the road goes no further. You cannot miss it.
Parking Options:
The Hyatt parking garage is under construction. Valet parking is $10.
You can also park for free a block away in the public area of Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park. Enter off Lake Washington Blvd N. and keep to your right. You will find the park. There are two available parking lots. Both are open to the public until 8:00 pm and will lead you to the venue.

Hotel Discounts

Summit participants can enjoy a one, or several-nights’ stay at the new Hyatt Regency at Southport, for $169 per night.There is no minimum stay required.  Reserve special discount room(s).  Choose “Attendee” from the drop-down menu.


The Hampton Inn, just around the corner from the Hyatt (Summit venue), is also available to Film Summit guests for $105 per night. Reserve special discount room(s).



Springhill Suites is also close to the event venue and is a great place to stay. Discounts for Summit participants are $109 per night. Reserve special discount room(s). 


*** Please note the parking garage at the Hyatt Regency is under construction. All overnight parking is street parking only.  There is parking for the day events but overnight parking is not allowed in these parking lots.

Renton Dining Discounts 

Your badge offers you special discounts through these yummy Renton dining establishments:

Berliner Pub 10% off with badge. 
221 Main Ave S, Renton
Classic German pub offering communal seating & an outdoor beer garden, plus unique draft brews.


Smoking Monkey Pizza 10% off with badge.
613 S 3rd Street, Renton
Ever-changing menu of hand-tossed, brick-oven pizzas with Artisanal toppings plus pasta & Stromboli.


Whistlestop Ale House 15% off with badge. 
809 S 4th St, Renton
Colorful, laid-back pub serving craft beers & casual American fare including burgers & wings.



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