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February Member Newsletter
 
 
BDA’s 44th Annual Celebration was Truly a Celebration of Downtown - Thank You! 
February 2nd brought out the biggest crowd we’ve seen to date to celebrate Downtown and our Members’ accomplishments. Over 500 community leaders attended to recognize the Place Making Award recipients Kemper Development Company and The City of Bellevue/Rotary Club of Bellevue. Thank you for making the evening unforgettable! Read more.
 
BDA Membership Tips & Updated Window Cling Coming to you Soon! 
Keep an eye on your mail in early March – we’re sending you you’re a membership treat. If you haven’t received our mail in a while, you’ve moved recently or just want to be sure we have your correct mailing address, let us know and we’ll double check for you. Not sure if you’ve paid your dues? Let us know and we can assist you. Please call (425) 453-1223 or email Rebecca
 
 
What it Takes to Attract & Retain Talent
February 27 | 7:30 am | Meydenbauer Center
Engage with an all-star panel from BDA Member companies ranking among the 2018 Best Places to Work on glassdoor.com. Learn about the creative approaches these innovators take to stay competitive, build loyalty and improve the employee experience. Don't miss this opportunity to learn from the best! BDA Members receive a discounted rate to this event.
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You’re Invited to HDR’s Bellevue Open House Event!
Please join HDR Engineering as they open their doors at their new Bellevue office location. HDR’s presence in the Puget Sound area has spanned for over 35 years. For over 100 years, HDR has worked with clients throughout the world to shape communities and challenge the boundaries of what’s possible. Come celebrate these important milestones with us and meet with your fellow member, HDR! 
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Get a Taste of the Tateuchi Performing Arts Center
Scheduled to open in 2021, this 2,000-seat Concert Hall will delight you with music and dance from the four corners of the world. If want to learn about the project, the Tateuchi Preview Center is hosting a series of casual 'open house' events every fourth Tuesday, monthly from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Enjoy wine and nibbles in the Wintergarden Atrium of the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. The next Taste of Tateuchi is February 27.
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BDA Land Use & Livability Committee (2/28)
Members discuss ways to improve the project preapplication process. City Staff will be joining us to share examples from other jurisdictions and provide staff suggestions. 

February 28, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
BDA
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BDA Land Use & Livability Committee (3/8)
Members will review the published Draft EIS for the Wilburton Commercial Area with City Staff. Join us to learn about the DEIS before  the comment period ends on 3/19.

March 8, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
BDA
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East Link Construction in South Bellevue
Bellevue Way SE, I-90 onramps and 112th Avenue SE all to see impacts over the next few weeks as East Link Construction continues. Subscribe to East Link Construction Alerts to stay up to date on the latest information.  
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Calling All Jazz & Blues Fans & Live Music Venues!
The 11th Annual Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival arrives May 30 – June 3, and Downtown Bellevue is the stage as audiences experience live music at unique retail spaces, restaurants and hotel lobbies. If your venue is hosting a live performance, please let us know so we can include it on the schedule distributed to the public. Interested in hosting a performance at your venue? Please email Mike by March 15 with details or questions.
 
Our Community Calendar is All for You
Thousands of people visit bellevuedowntown.com every day for destination information. Are you taking advantage of this benefit? Make sure your marketing team is submitting event details to the community calendar. It’s an easy submission process and Members get extra exposure. Use our platform to increase your online presence! 
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Welcome to Our New BDA Members!