Meeting Planners


Event Planning


The Seaside Civic and Convention Center (SCCC) is proud to have expert staff ready to meet your needs. Providing superior customer service is the cornerstone of our business. Our event staff is experienced, dedicated and ready to assist you in planning every detail for your convention, conference, meeting or banquet needs. Come and discover for yourself how a small town convention center became one of the finest meeting facilities in the Pacific Northwest.


The following list of information should assist you in planning your next event with us.




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Accessibility Information

The SCCC meets or exceeds all structural and service requirements as stipulated by the Americans with Disabilities Act. The Following services are available to accommodate the needs of our disabled guests.


Assisted Listening Devices (ALD)

Assistive Listening Devices are available for loan at the administrative offices.


Accessible Parking

Designated parking is available for guests with disabilities. All parking areas have spaces allotted for accessibility.


Accessible Seating

Seating locations varies depending on particular events. Please indicate when organizing your event if you require accessible seating.


AEDs

The SCCC is equipped with (2) Automated External Defibrillators. Locations include: Main lobby corridor and upper-level balcony.


Animals

Only Pets serving as guide, signal or service pets to aid guests with disabilities and any animals that are an integral part of the approved show are permitted.


Address & Phone Number

Street Address:

415 First Avenue

Seaside OR, 97138

Phone-503-738-8585

Fax-503-738-0198


Alcohol

All guests, regardless of age, must present a valid ID during every transaction to purchase alcoholic beverages.




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Baby Changing Areas

Baby changing stations are located in both men's and women's restroom located in main lobby and west side of facility.


Bag Check, Inspection and Searches

All guests entering SCCC may be subjected to a voluntary bag or clothing search. The search is voluntary because the guest can refuse, but that guest will not be permitted entry to the event. If contraband is found during a search the guests will be asked to return it to their vehicle or discard it.


Banners and Signs 

Banners are allowed inside the SCCC for most events; however they must be approved with the event coordinator prior to being installed.


Balloons

Helium balloons are prohibited inside the SCCC. Please check with our event coordinator for prior authorization.




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Catering

Oregon Fine Foods, Inc is the exclusive caterer for SCCC. Please call (503) 738-9519 for assistance.
Oregon Fine Foods


Camera Policy

The following rules are general and can be overridden based on a specific request from the attraction or promoter:

Concerts and other Events: The Event Promoter reserves the right to deny camera use at any time during or before the concert and to prohibit the use of any camera that is deemed unacceptable. Cameras with detachable lens or lens of more than two inches are prohibited from all SCCC concerts. The use of flash photography is also prohibited.


Children

For most events children under the age of two (2) years do not require a ticket if held on the lap of an accompanying adult.


Concessions

Oregon Fine Foods, Inc is the SCCC exclusive food and beverage service provider. Concessions services are available upon request. Please call (503) 738-9519 for assistance.
Oregon Fine Foods




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Directions


Directions from Portland International Airport

"        Take Airport Way to I-205 S

"        Follow I-205 S toward PORTLAND/I-84/SALEM, merge onto I-84 W

"        Take the I-5 S exit on the left toward SALEM, merge onto I-5 S

"        Take the I-405 exit on the left toward US-26/BEAVERTON/CITY CENTER

"        Merge onto I-405 N

"        Take the US-26 W/12th Ave. exit, exit number 1D, toward Beaverton

"        Merge onto US-26 W, follow US-26 W to Hwy 101 junction

"        Turn right onto Hwy 101 N and follow the signs to Seaside

"        Turn left at First Ave. Facility is located at 415 First Ave


Directions from Seattle, Washington (I-5 South)

"        Take I-5 S toward Portland, OR

"        Take the I-405 exit toward BEAVERTON/US-30 W/St. Helens/Ocean Beaches

"        Merge onto I-405 S

"        Take the US-26 W, exit number 1D, toward Beaverton

"        Merge onto US-26 W, follow US-26 W to Hwy 101 junction

"        Turn right onto Hwy 101 N and follow the signs to Seaside

"        Turn left at First Ave. Facility is located at 415 First Ave


Directions from Salem, Oregon (I-5 North)

"        Take I-5 N toward Portland, OR

"        Take the OR-217 exit, exit #292, toward TIGARD/BEAVERTON

"        Keep right at the fork in the ramp

"        Merge onto OR-217 N

"        Take the US-26 W exit on the left toward TILLAMOOK/ASTORIA

"        Merge onto US-26 W, follow US-26 W to Hwy 101 junction

"        Turn right onto Hwy 101 N and follow the signs to Seaside

"        Turn left at First Ave. Facility is located at 415 First Ave




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Elevators


The SCCC has (2) public elevators, one located in the main lobby and the other is located in the North West lobby near the Seamist room.


Equipment Summary

Please click here for detailed equipment list




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First Aid

The SCCC does not provide first aid services.


Firearms/Weapons 

Guests, including law enforcement personnel not in a working capacity, are prohibited from bringing weapons into the SCCC. Weapons may not be checked in at the administrative offices. Weapons include but are not limited to the following: Firearms, explosives, stun guns, handcuffs, brass knuckles, sticks, clubs, batons, martial arts instruments, pepper spray, tear gas and knives.


Food and Beverage, Bottles and Cans

Guests are not permitted to bring any outside food or beverages into the SCCC.




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Guest Conduct 

The SCCC intends to provide our guests with a safe, comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere. Therefore, we have established the following rules regarding guest conduct:

"        Guests interfering with other Guest’s ability to enjoy the event may be asked to leave.

"        Guests using foul or abusive language or gestures may be asked to leave.




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Insurance

Insurance is required for most events; please contact your event coordinator for type and levels of coverage necessary.




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Lighting

Please click here for detailed lighting specificatons


Please click here for detailed lighting diagram


Load-In / Out

The SCCC provides two load-in doors next to the Necanicum room.  Doors are 11’ 7” W and 11’ 5” H


Logo

Please click here to download our logo


Lost and Found

Guests who wish to claim or report lost articles should contact the administrative offices. Guests who would like to inquire about items lost at a previous event should call the administrative office during regular business hours at 503-738-8585.


Lost Children/Persons

Children should be told to contact nearest SCCC staff member should they become lost. Lost Children will be taken to the administration office. Parents looking for a lost child should go to this location as well.




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Parking

The SCCC provides free parking to our clients and guests. Parking is located on First Avenue just west of the center.

Questions regarding parking should be directed to the administrative offices 503-738-8585.


Pay Phones

There are no pay phones located inside the SCCC.


Photography

Photography services are available upon request.


Police/Security

For your safety and convenience, security personnel are available upon request. If you have an emergency, please notify the nearest SCCC staff member immediately.




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Sound

Please click here for detailed sound specifications


Smoking

Smoking is strictly prohibited inside the SCCC and within 20 feet of all entrance and exit points. A designated smoking area will be determined for all ticketed events.




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Ticket Office 

Tickets may be purchased in person or by phone at the SCCC administrative offices for most ticketed events. The ticket office accepts Cash, Visa and Master-Card.


Ticket Policies

Age Guidelines:

A ticket is required for all patrons who have reached their 2nd birthday.

Refunds and Exchange Policies:

All tickets purchases are final, no refunds or exchanges except in the case of an event cancellation.

Lost or Stolen Tickets:

Lost tickets will not be replaced by SCCC.
 



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Vehicles

Vehicles are permitted inside the SCCC for car shows and exhibits; please contact your event coordinator for specific fire code regulations.


Video Display

Please click here for detailed video specifications


Visitors Information

Visitor information is available at the Seaside Visitors Bureau located at the northeast corner of Hwy 101 & Broadway. They offer maps, brochures, and information for short trips to take while you enjoy your stay. Their toll free number is 1-888-306-2326; local number is (503) 738-3097.




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Webcasting

Webcasting is available upon request.


Will Call

Tickets left in will call may be picked inside the SCCC administrative offices during normal business hours.




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"Feedback from participants was that this was the best COSA Conference ever & your staff helped to make it so. Flexible, friendly, helpful & can do attitudes!"
Sue Roessler, Confederation of School Administrators.