Attendee Resources

The Attendee Resources below contain conference related information. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact our Conference Registrar, Claire Segerson at csegerson@1105media.com.

Onsite Registration

Your badge is your admission ticket to Visual Studio Live! (VSLive!™) Redmond. Badges may be picked up at registration beginning Sunday, August 13 during early registration. Badges will not be mailed. Upon registering for the event you will receive a registration confirmation email. A few days prior to the event you will receive a reminder confirmation. Print out the confirmation and bring it with you to registration.

Early registration will be available on Sunday evening, August 13, from 4:00 – 6:00 pm at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue. Avoid the lines on Monday morning and register early on Sunday evening.

The registration counter will be open at the Microsoft Conference Center* during the following hours:

Mon Aug 14, 2017
7:00am – 5:45pm

Tue Aug 15, 2017
7:30am – 6:30pm

Wed Aug 16, 2017
7:30am – 4:30pm

Thu Aug 17, 2017
7:30am – 5:00pm

Fri Aug 18, 2017
7:30am – 5:00pm

*The Microsoft Conference Center does not open until 7:00 am

Shuttle Bus Routes and Schedule

Daily Shuttle Schedule
Visual Studio Live! will provide daily complimentary shuttle transportation between the Hyatt Regency Bellevue and the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33) during the times below and will depart every 15 - 20 minutes. Please allow extra time during peak traffic periods.

Mon Aug 14, 2017:
  • 6:45am – 10:00am
    Shuttles from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33)
  • 11:30am – 2:30pm
    Shuttles between the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33) and the Microsoft Commons Mixer (Building 98A)
  • 5:00pm – 6:45pm
    Shuttles from the Microsoft Conference Center to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Tue Aug 15, 2017:
  • 7:15am – 10:00am
    Shuttles from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33)
  • 5:30pm – 7:00pm
    Shuttles from the Microsoft Conference Center to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Wed Aug 16, 2017:
  • 7:15am – 10:00am
    Shuttles from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33)
  • 4:00pm – 5:30pm
    Shuttles from the Microsoft Conference Center to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue
  • 6:15pm – 6:45pm
    Shuttles from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue to the Kirkland City Dock for the TechMentor Seattle Sunset Cruise
  • 8:30pm – 9:00pm
    Return shuttles to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue from the Kirkland City Dock
Thu Aug 17, 2017:
  • 7:15am – 10:00am
    Shuttles from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33)
  • 11:45am – 2:45pm
    Shuttles between the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33) and the Microsoft Commons Mixer (Building 98A)
  • 4:00pm – 6:00pm
    Shuttles from the Microsoft Conference Center to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue
Fri Aug 18, 2017:
  • 7:15am – 10:15am
    Shuttles from the Hyatt Regency Bellevue to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33)
  • 1:30pm – 4:30pm
    Shuttles from the Microsoft Conference Center to the Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Parking at Microsoft Conference Center

Complimentary parking is available in the parking garages below and adjacent to the Microsoft Conference Center (Building 33).

Parking at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue

Self-parking is $25 per day for Sunday night through Thursday night stays. Friday and Saturday night stays are complimentary (8pm Friday until 12am Sunday). Valet Parking at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue is $31.96 per day (plus applicable taxes). Parking rates are subject to change.

Attire

There is no particular dress code for Visual Studio Live! Redmond; however, general business casual attire is acceptable. The temperature in the session rooms may vary, so be sure to bring a sweater or light jacket. We recommend wearing layers.

Wireless Access

Conference attendees will have access to the Microsoft Conference Center wireless network during conference hours. The Network Name and Password will be listed in the event program and posted in the session rooms.

Conference Meals

A continental breakfast will be available each morning at the Microsoft Conference Center. Lunch will be available at the Microsoft Conference Center on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday. On Monday and Thursday, each attendee will receive a pre-loaded "credit card" that can be used at all of the restaurants and coffee shops located in the Mixer building. These cards are the same as cash and cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. Cards will be distributed upon check-in. Shuttles will be available between the Conference Center and the Mixer on these days.

A variety of food and beverage choices will also be available at the Tuesday Exhibitor Reception and at the VSLive! Seattle Sunset Cruise on Wednesday.

Exhibit Hours

Access to the Visual Studio Live! Redmond exhibits is available for two days per the following schedule:

Tue Aug 15, 2017
7:30 am – 6:30 pm
5:00 pm – 6:30 pm Exhibitor Reception

Wed Aug 9, 2017
7:30 am – 3:15 pm
2:55 pm Exhibitor Raffle

Bag Check at the Microsoft Conference Center

We recommend you leave personal belongings at your hotel during the conference. A Bag Check will be available at the Microsoft Conference Center on Thursday, August 17 and Friday, August 18.