@ A N I N S I D E G U I D E T O T H E theCenter Meydenbauer Center News & Events G R E A T T H I N G S H A P P E N I N G A T M E Y D E N B A U E R C E N T E R • W I N T E R 2 0 0 2 schedule of events EVENTS AND CONVENTIONS THEATRE PERFORMANCES S E M I N A R S January 18-20 February 1 Vacation Expo sponsored by the Travel Captain Smartypants is one of the March 11 Show. Admission: $7 adults & $6 for vocal ensembles from the Seattle Men’s World Cavalcade presents Iceland. children. Information: 206-441-8828 Chorus. Presented by King County Performances are at 2pm and 7:30pm. TW or www.seattletravelshow.com Performance Network, Bellevue Arts Commission and Meydenbauer Center. March 14 January 22 February 1 at 8pm. TW Spectrum Dance Theater returns to once • Selling in Turbulent Times—Dr Tony again present their stunning salute to jazz Allesandra sponsored by Puget Sound February 4-5 music and jazz dance with The Voices of B A N Q U E T S Radio Broadcasters Association. Dinosaurs presented by Pied Piper Jazz, Danced featuring the magnificent Information: 253-939-6080 or Presents. School performances only. voice of Greta Matassa. Presented by the www.psrba.org. March 6 For information contact your child’s school King County Performance Network, 2002 Bellevue Downtown Association or call 425-257-6343. Bellevue Arts Commission, Meydenbauer January 25-27 Annual Celebration. Keynote Speaker— Center and 98.9–Smooth Jazz–KWJZ. 20th Annual Bellevue Home Show Richard Florida. Information: 425-453-1223, February 9-10 March 14 at 7:30pm. TW sponsored by Trilogy at Redmond email email@example.com or Showtunes! Theatre Company presents Ridge. Featuring home building, remodeling www.bellevuedowntown.com. a concert production of 110 Degrees March 21-23 and decorating. Friday-Saturday In The Shade. February 9 at 8pm and City of Bellevue Parks and Community • 10am-8pm and Sunday 10am-6pm. March 7-9 February 10 at 2pm. TW Services Crossroads Youth Theatre R E C E P T I O N S Admission: $4. Information: 800-447-1913 State Career Development Conference present the Grimm’s Fairy Tale Classic, or www.bellevuehomeshow.com. sponsored by Washington DECA. This is February 11 Cinderella. March 21-23 at 7pm. the annual state competition. Information: World Cavalcade presents The Last March 23 at 2pm. Tickets and January 29-30 425-814-0856 or www.wadeca.org Great Road Trip Alaska RV Adventure. information: 425-649-7156. Northwest High Tech Career Performances at 2pm and 7:30pm. TW Expo sponsored by Brass Ring. March 12 March 31 Information: www.brassring.com. 2002 YWCA Professional Women’s Chinese Opera R & D Association Benefit Luncheon sponsored by YWCA presents Auspice of Dragon and Phoenix. February 2 of Seattle-King County to raise funds for A traditional Chinese opera performed by 4th Annual KIRO/KNWX Business critical YWCA services that help over 35,00 professional and local artists. March 31 & Investment Expo sponsored by women, children & families each year. at 2pm. TW • Entercom Seattle. Admission: $5. $100 donation suggested. Information: Information: www.kiro710.com. 206-461-4462 or www.ywcaworks.org. T H E A T R E March 13 Best of Bellevue 2002—A Gathering of February 21-24 Community-Honoring Leaders sponsored Seattle Opera presents Rossini’s La by Advance Bellevue. Information Cenerentola as its culmination of the or reservations: 425-865-9709. 2001-2002 Young Artists Program. This fully staged opera production is loosely based on March 19 the fairy tale “Cinderella.” February 21-23 at P E R F O R M A N C E S Chief Seattle Council of Boy Scouts 7pm and February 24 at 2pm. The Seattle of America present the Friends of Opera Ticket Office at 206-389-7676 or TW Scouting Breakfast (7am) and Annual Recognition Dinner (7 pm). Information: March 2 206-725-5200 or www.seattlebsa.org. Bellevue Chamber Chorus presents POPS: “SWINGIN”! Revisit the scene when February 15-16 March 23 the bands were hot, dance floors jumpin’ The Overexposed Scrapbookers Overlake Hospital Bandage Ball— and swing was king. March 2 at 2pm Expo presented by Take Art Straight From the Heart! Presented by & 7:30pm. TW April 13 Productions. Features seminars, the Overlake Hospital Auxiliaries. Unforgettable, The Nat King Cole Story cropping parties and more. Information: Information and reservations: 425-688-5527 March 7-10 a new musical based on the incredible life www.scrapbookers-expo.com. or www.overlakehospital.org. Bellevue Opera presents Gilbert & and music of a phenomenal talent starring Sullivan’s comic operetta The Gondoliers. Monroe Kent III. Presented by Meydenbauer • March 7-9 at 8pm, March 10th at 3pm. TW Center, the Boeing Company and 98.9–Smooth Jazz–KWJZ. April 13 at S E M I N A R S March 9 2pm & 8pm. Two performances only! TW In a masterful weaving of sound and motion, Good news for the new year— lyrical juggler Thomas Arthur and musician Paul Ely Smith present the full-length family show AirPlay. Engaging flights of audience TW Tickets for these performances are available through Ticket Window at 206-325-6500 or www.ticketwindowonline.com. People are talking about participation involve young and old alike in games of rhythm, balance and coordination. Not all events are listed and event schedule is subject to change. A complete list of current Meydenbauer Center March 9 at 2pm. $14 for Adults, $10 for Students/Seniors. TW and future public events is available at www.meydenbauer.com. • T R A D E Throughout the past year, Meydenbauer Center has been working hard to gather feedback from our clients about their experiences with the Center. And in 2001, many of our guests had wonderful things to say about the great things happening at Meydenbauer Center. What are they saying? See for yourself... Meydenbauer Center By The Numbers S H O W S “The food was incredible! Very flavorful with a terrific presentation.” —Bellevue Chamber Economic Partnership “Comfortable, clean and spacious with good food and an efficient staff.” 34 —Number of community fundraising events held at Meydenbauer Center in 2001 —AACN, Puget Sound Chapter $4 Million—Funds raisedEastside non-profits in 2001support • at Meydenbauer Center in of M E E T I N G S “Everything was great—as usual.” —KMS Financial Services 7,200—Lightbulbs on Meydenbauer’s marquee “My event planner—from first inquiry about space, to the end of the event—was friendly, knowledgeable and professional.” —WSA Employee Benefit and Wellness Fair exhibitor AH&T Technology 7,083 —Attendance at the Theatre at Meydenbauer Center’s 26 performances during December’s Magic Season S E M I N A R S Large Meeting? No problem here. • B A N Q U E T S During 2001, Meydenbauer Center and the city of Bellevue played host to a variety of large groups. Meydenbauer Center has the space, equipment and staff to accommodate the largest events and corporate meetings on the Eastside. • In the 4th quarter, these groups, which numbered in size from 400 to 3,000 people, included the C O N V E N T I O N S National Association of Investors conference and trade show, the Washington Turf and Landscape Show—sponsored by the Western Washington Golf Course Superintendent’s Association, and the 40th Northwest Mathematics Conference. In addition, a first time event for Meydenbauer Center was the USA National Karate-Do Federation’s Junior Olympics event which drew over 1,000 participants • and spectators. “After the events of September 11, it was a wonderful coming together for our C A T E R I N G organization and members,” according to the federation’s spokesperson. “And the hospitality at Meydenbauer Center was great,” she added. T R A D E MEYDENBAUER CENTER Are we reaching you? 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