31st Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions

Reserve Your Room Today!

All scientific sessions take place at the four-diamond Sheraton Seattle Hotel, April 7-10, 2010.

Sheraton Seattle Hotel
1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101
Annual Meeting Rate: $208.00 (USD)

Electronically: To reserve your room via the internet click here
By Phone: 1-888-627-7056
To receive the conference room rate be sure to say, “I’d like a room in the SBM 2010 Annual Meeting & Scientific Session group block”

Housing Deadline
The deadline to reserve a room at the conference rate of $208 (USD) is March 22, 2010 at 8:00 pm ET. After then the conference rate will no longer be available. Note too that, only a limited number of conference rooms are available so be sure to reserve early! Once the conference rooms sell out we will not be able to offer additional rooms at the conference rate, even if sell-out occurs before the housing deadline.

Good Reasons to Stay at the Conference Hotel
Two Words- Convenience and Amenities! Who doesn’t love being able to run up to your room while attending a conference?

Internet Access
High speed internet is complimentary in the business center and the hotel lobby. Internet is also available in the rest of the hotel for a fee.

On-Site 24 hour Fitness Center
The first word out of your mouth will be “wow!”. On the 35th floor, the newly remodeled fitness center offers a lap pool, jacuzzi, treadmills, elliptical cross-trainers, and free weights.

Children Stay Free
Your primary reasons for attending the 31st Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions are the science and the networking. But why not make it a vacation too? Children under 17 stay free. Plus, the conference rate is good for 3 days before the meeting and 3 days after the meeting, pending availability. So come early, stay longer and make a vacation out of the meeting.

In-House Dining
Great restaurants abound all over Seattle – but sometimes you just need to stay in and recoup from a long day. Room service is available from 6:00 am – 11:00 pm. If you’ve got a bit of cabin fever, but don’t have the strength to go too far, the Sheraton offers in-house restaurants such as:

  • The Daily Grill
    Cuisine: American
    Dress Code: Casual
    Hours: 6:00 am - 11:00 pm
    Atmosphere: Modeled after the Great American Grill of the 1930's
  • Lobby Lounge
    Cuisine: Cocktails & Snacks
    Dress Code: Casual
    Hours: 2:00 pm - 12:00 am
    Atmosphere: Relaxing and Cozy!
  • In Short Order
    Cuisine: Light Fare - Grab and Go!
    Hours: 6:00 am - 5:00 pm

At the corners of 6th Avenue and Union St., The Seattle Sheraton in the in heart of downtown. The world famous Pike Place Market is only a few blocks away.

Arts & Culture

Corporate Offices

Local Attractions

Nearby Neighborhood Destinations



  • Monorail 0.2 km/0.1 miles
  • Ferry Terminal 1.2 km/0.8 miles



  • Banana Republic 0.1 km/0.1 miles
  • Nordstrom (Shopping) 0.1 km/0.1 miles
  • The GAP (Shopping) 0.2 km/0.1 miles
  • Westlake Center Mall 0.2 km/0.1 miles
  • Macy's 0.3 km/0.2 miles
  • R.E.I. (Store) 1.6 km/1.0 miles

How do I get there?

By Bus
Gray Line of Seattle Downtown Airporter operates between Sea-Tac Airport and the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. Shuttles depart from the airport daily between 5:30am and 11pm. For more information or to make reservations, call Gray Line of Seattle, or contact our hotel front desk staff for assistance.

By Private Car Service
Sheraton Seattle can make arrangements for a limo, sedan, or van service for your arrival and departure. Rates are by hours, vehicle type, and number of passengers. There are a variety of rental car companies within close proximity of the hotel and of Sea-Tac Airport terminal.

By Taxi
Taxi service is readily available at Sea-Tac Airport on the third floor of the parking garage, at the Colman Dock ferry terminal, at cruise ship terminals, and at all major downtown Seattle hotels and fairways.

General Directions to the Hotel

From East

  • Driving Westbound on Interstate 90, proceed on Interstate 90 to Interstate 5 North.
  • Take the Madison Street Exit.
  • Turn left onto Madison Street.
  • Follow Madison and turn right onto 6th Avenue.
  • Continue on 6th Avenue for four blocks.
  • The hotel will be on the right.

From North

  • Driving Southbound on Interstate 5, exit the interstate at Union Street.
  • Proceed for one block to 6th Avenue.
  • Turn right onto 6th Avenue.
  • Continue one block.
  • The hotel entrance will be on your right.

From Seattle-Tacoma International Airport

  • Follow State Route 518 Eastbound to Interstate 5 Northbound (Seattle).
  • Take the Seneca Street exit (exit will be on your left).
  • Turn right immediately onto 6th Avenue.
  • Drive north on 6th Avenue for two blocks.
  • The hotel is on the right.
  • Turn right into the entrance for valet parking and drop-off.

From South

  • Driving Northbound on Interstate 5, take Seneca Street exit (Exit 165) on your left.
  • Turn right immediately onto 6th Avenue.
  • Follow 6th Avenue past Union Street.
  • The hotel is on the right.

Customized Directions
For Customized Directions on how to get to the hotel click here

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