Why Western

Centrally located in the Pacific Northwest and situated between two international airports (Seattle and Vancouver, Canada), Western Washington University’s serene and strikingly beautiful campus offers a wealth of academic resources, exceptional service and a beautiful location for your guests to explore.

Western is home to many academic events throughout the year that support the University’s fundamental mission of teaching, research and public service. Programs supported by Conference Services typically include:

  • Academic conferences
  • Training workshops
  • Professional development
  • Symposiums
  • Institutes
  • Festivals
  • Youth camps
  • And more

Whether your event is small or large, on-campus or off-site, we are here to help ensure its success.

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