Seattle Event Space
Recent Events at ATLAS Workbase
ATLAS Workbase has been the destination of many high-profile events, ranging from local Mayoral debates hosted by King 5 News to a career fair for members of the LGBTQ community. Continue reading to learn more about the types of events organized at ATLAS Workbase.
ATLAS Workbase Awarded the People’s Choice Award by NAIOP
NAIOP, Washington State’s chapter of the Commercial Real Estate Development Association, presents the Annual People’s Choice Award to a company that exhibits stellar design and noteworthy development. The prestigious award is bestowed upon the business that the Commercial Real Estate community deems the most deserving.
ATLAS Workbase was selected as a finalist for the Office Interiors of the Year category in 2017.
Among ATLAS Workbases’ competitors were leading Seattle businesses including...
- JLL – Seattle Office
- Redfin Headquarters
- Weyerhaeuser Headquarters
- Seattle Foundation Headquarters
ATLAS Workbase ultimately won the People’s Choice Award as recognition for its design excellence. With upwards of 950 members, Washington State’s chapter is the fourth largest in the United States. ATLAS earned the majority of the Commercial Real Estate community’s votes. ATLAS Workbase is a distinguished coworking space, combining modern interior design with exceptional hospitality and concierge services.
Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society celebrated the holiday season at ATLAS in December of last year. Dr. John Pagel, a respected hematologist at Swedish Hospital, joined staff members of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. They delved into dialogue surrounding recent leukemia and lymphoma treatments as well as advancements in research. LLS members, people affected by blood-related diseases, and families of patients gathered around to hear the enlightening news.
"ATLAS showed us amazing hospitality"
“I appreciated the level of customer service. They are very helpful and very accommodating. Atlas showed us amazing hospitality…. The surrounding ambiance and overall feel was exactly what we needed to make our guests comfortable. I heard nothing but great feedback from our guests.”
Katie Johnson organizes Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Fundraisers.
The Seattle Opera put on an informational session recently at ATLAS Workbase. The Opera is undergoing renovation and revamping its space. The event, entitled “Brick and Mortar: How an Idea Becomes a Building,” shed light on the ongoing construction project and discussed the design of the new building. Opera donors, interested civilians, and members of the Opera were invited to learn more about the new structure. With its modern design, sleek environment, and sophisticated layout, ATLAS was an exquisite location for discussions regarding building design.
NAIOP Christmas Party
Private Event in Seattle
The NAIOP nominated ATLAS Workbase for its People’s Choice Award in 2017 and ultimately awarded the workspace with the grand prize. The NAIOP praised ATLAS even furthermore by utilizing ATLAS as the location of the NAIOP Christmas party. The Washington State chapter had much to celebrate as well, denoted by its high marks. In 2017, NAIOP WA received Chapter of the Year recognition from the national branch. NAIOP WA also grew in size, now ranking as the fourth-largest chapter in the country.
Seattle Mayoral Debate
Organized by League of Women Voters
Participants included Mayoral candidates Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon; Jon Grant and Teresa Mosqueda for Council Position 8; and Lorena Gonzales and Pat Murakami for Council Position 9. The evening started with a traditional Mayoral candidate forum debate from 7:30 to 8p.m., followed by a lively, engaging and thought-proving roundtable-style discussion with all six candidates.
Seattle Startup Mentoring and Networking
Cofounders Connect is an organized network of people interested in startups. The community of entrepreneurs collectively celebrates their individual successes and business endeavors at events hosted at ATLAS Workbase. From special occasions like their Angel Investor Panels to casual business networking sessions, ATLAS is perfect for this meetup group of 3,200 members. The spacious layout of ATLAS Workbase and its ability to accommodate large groups of entrepreneurs made the event possible.
“I constantly get compliments about the space whenever I throw events here.”
“It’s great to throw events at ATLAS Workbase because I constantly get compliments about the space whenever I throw events here. People enjoy the free parking access, which is actually very important. When I held events at other venues, parking was always difficult for people, and they would circle around the block. At ATLAS Workbase, there’s a big parking lot in the garage so there’s always parking space.”
Vlad organizes Cofounders Connect, a 3200-person meetup group in Seattle. Co-founder of Logic Inbound
Seattle Meetup Group
Hacker News is an online news source for social content, covering subjects along the lines of startups and technology. They advocate for entrepreneurs and provide them with informative details about upcoming opportunities. At the most recent Hacker News event, ATLAS was honored to welcome the cofounder of XBox, Ed Fries, to the workspace.
"I’ve had a pretty 5 star experience with Atlas, and look forward to more."
“I’ve enjoyed hosting my events at Atlas for a few reasons. It has a very cool and open modern/futuristic space, a helpful staff, a really nice area for both presentations and mingling. It’s also right above QFC, which is very very helpful for any event with food. Plus free parking garage parking right below the space, which is much better than street parking, as this is safe, covered, and has always had enough spots.”
Tim Kitchen organizes one of the largest and longest running technology meetups in Seattle, Hacker News Seattle Meetup
Young Professionals of Seattle
The premiere of YPOS took place at ATLAS recently. ATLAS was pleased to host The Young Professionals of Seattle, who joined forces with ProDev, to present a night of conversation for investors, entrepreneurs, freelancers, and professionals. Nick Hughes, the owner and CEO of Founders Live, was the host for the evening. His business helps to make connections, create networking, and offer support to young entrepreneurs, which is what ATLAS is all about. A new business itself, ATLAS exemplified how you can take an idea and put it into action with great success. Hughes was joined by Leslie Feinzaig, the CEO of Venture Kits and the Female Founders Alliance. The primary topic of discussion at the event focused on what happens after businesses become well-established. Starting a business is hard and maintaining its success takes work as well. ATLAS Workbase is the ideal venue for conversations about entrepreneurship.
“ATLAS is very tech-savvy and advanced.”
“The staff was super engaged and involved. They were really easy to work with, which was awesome. It helps me focus on my attendees and…building a community. ATLAS is very tech-savvy and advanced. Even if the staff wasn’t here, the technology would take our event to the next level. We will definitely hold another event here in the future and I’d recommend others to do so.”
Ahmad runs the Young Professionals of Seattle group.
Young Professional Network
The Seattle Metro Chamber Young Professionals Network is a community dedicated to connecting and supporting the budding professional organizations located around Puget Sound. ATLAS held a celebratory interactive event for all young professionals last fall. The attendees met with fellow YPs and networked with representatives from twenty non-profit young professional organizations in the area. The promising young people were exposed to ATLAS Workbase, a remarkable coworking space for people involved in business.
Seattle Startup Week
by Techstars Seattle
The Techstars Startup Week is a six-day convention for Seattle’s large-scale entrepreneurial community. Seattle is home to the origination of numerous startups – some big, some small – and the event results in impressive attendance rates. With upwards of 160 sessions, there is a wealth of information and education to obtain at Startup Week. From advice regarding the very first steps in establishing a startup, to detailed suggestions as to maintaining professional prosperity, TSWS extends a helping hand to Seattle’s population of entrepreneurs. ATLAS Workbase appreciated the opportunity to act as a venue for Techstars Startup Week.
Out and Equal LGBTQ Job Fair
The Out and Equal LGBTQ Career Workshop took place at ATLAS Workbase in the fall of last year. Being queer in our contemporary world comes with unnecessary discrimination and undeserved threats, especially in the workplace. Out and Equal is an organization determined to eradicate the prejudice against LGBTQ folk by forming a friendship between queer individuals and businesses that tolerate nothing but equality.
“Seamless and easy process.”
“It was a seamless and easy process. ATLAS helped throughout the entire process of hosting my event. They were there from the planning to execution and follow up.”
Alex organizes the Seattle Data Science in Action meetup group
"Overall it was a wonderful"
“I thought the venue was very nice and accommodating to the event. Lots of casual seating areas for great conversations, food and beverages were displayed and located in great areas. Overall it was a wonderful.”
Lynn, CoreNet Private Holiday Party
Amenities Offered to Event Organizers at ATLAS Workbase
Spacious Venue for Events
Event spaces at ATLAS Workbase are configured in many ways, including a classroom with seating for up to 33 people, and an auditorium that accommodates up to 80 people at a time. Total capacity, 100.
Free Parking and Bike Storage
Parking is hard to find no matter where you go. To eliminate the hassle of city parking, ATLAS offers Free parking and bike storage, located in the garage below the building off of Taylor Street. Free parking at ATLAS Workbase puts event attendees at ease. Instead of worrying about parking, they can focus on the event.
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Incredible Wi-Fi Network and Zoom-Call Connection
ATLAS Workbase offers high-speed 10Gbps internet. With multiple secured access points throughout the Workbase, connecting to the network is a breeze. ATLAS Workbase is equipped with Zoom for all video-conferencing and webinar needs. The advanced audio-visual capabilities allow for smooth communication with distant clients and partners. Events can be recorded.
The event space at ATLAS Workbase have modern audio/video capabilities. The onsite IT Support team is on site to solve any issue quickly.
Events are even more exciting when food is involved. ATLAS Workbase offers curated catering for events hosted at ATLAS, and accommodates self-catering. Event organizers – contact the Concierges prior to an event if catering is desired.
The Concierge team prioritizes the needs of event organizers and their guests. They are hospitality zealots and work to ensure that everyone’s experience at ATLAS is spectacular.
ATLAS Workbase was designed with comfort and productivity in mind. ATLAS partnered with Gensler, Steelcase and Philips Lighting to create a comfortable, well lit, and intentionally designed workplace.