Microsoft Ability Summit Day 2: Accessibility Product Expo and Disability Inclusion Job Fair

Redmond, Washington
Thursday, May 31, 2018

Frequently Asked Questions

 

What is the address of the event?

The event will be hosted at the Microsoft Conference Center, 16070 N.E. 36th Way Redmond, WA 98052.

Where do I park?

Parking is free at the Microsoft Conference Center.  Follow signs to the underground parking garage for Building 33 / Microsoft Conference Center.

Is there a cost to attend?

No there is no cost to attend this event.

Will food be available?

There will be snacks and refreshments available throughout the afternoon. 

What else is happening besides the product expo and the job fair?

We will have representatives from LinkedIn available to help people optimize your LinkedIn profile, as well as an Inclusive gaming lab.

Can I come in from out of town?

Yes. However, you are responsible for your own travel & expenses.  We have included a list of recommended hotels below.  

Can I go to the company store? 

Yes. The Company Store is in Building 92 on the main campus, just a short drive away and is open to the public.

Can I invite others to attend? 

Yes, please feel free to socialize this invitation among your network of peers that would like to learn more about accessibility.

What accommodations will be available during the event?

Microsoft is committed to creating a comfortable and inclusive event.  If you require a disability accommodation, please email accevent@microsoft.com.  Real-time captioning & ASL interpreters will be provided during the main session.  Service animal relief areas will be available outside of the Microsoft Conference Center.  Ability Summit materials will be available in accessible electronic format and Braille.

Who can attend the Day 2 Event?

Day 2 of the Ability Summit is targeted to non-Microsoft employees.  E.g. friends, family, local businesses, community members, job seekers and disability community/advocates.

I’m interested in attending the Job Fair. What type of candidates are you looking for? 

People with disabilities have amazing skills and employers will be looking for candidates with both technical and non-technical backgrounds as well as a wide-range of experience levels.  We encourage you to attend and to share the skills that make you unique!


Transportation/Travel

 

Do you have a hotel room block at area hotels?

No, however, we have collected the following list of preferred area hotels:

Courtyard Bellevue By Marriott
Distance from Microsoft Campus:  1.64 miles
14615 NE 29th Place
Bellevue, WA 98007
Phone: (425) 869-5300 

Residence Inn By Marriott
Distance from Microsoft Redmond Campus:  1.77 miles
14455 NE 29th Place
Bellevue, WA 98007
Phone: (425) 882-1222

Redmond Marriott Town Center
Distance from Microsoft Campus:  2.85 miles
7401 164th Avenue NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: (452) 498-4000

Residence Inn Seattle/Redmond By Marriott
Distance from Microsoft Campus:  2.85 miles
7575 NE 164th Street NE
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: (425) 497-9226


 

Contact Information