Location

The McGavick Conference Center is located on the campus at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, WA. On campus, the conference center can be found in Building 23 at the center of campus. Parking is available on the front (north) or back (south) of the conference center.

Our address is:

McGavick Conference Center
4500 Steilacoom Blvd SW
Building 23
Lakewood, WA 98499

Driving Directions

Traveling Northbound on Interstate-5

  • Take Exit 125 for Bridgeport Way SW
  • Turn left onto Bridgeport Way SW
  • Turn right onto Lakewood Dr SW
  • Turn right onto Steilacoom Blvd SW
  • Turn right onto Hageness Dr SW
  • McGavick Conference Center, Building 23 and parking is directly ahead

Traveling Southbound on Interstate-5

  • Take Exit 127 for SR 512 West (South Tacoma Way)
  • Turn right on to South Tacoma Way
  • Turn left on to Steilacoom Blvd
  • Turn left onto Hageness Dr SW
  • McGavick Conference Center, Building 23 and parking is directly ahead

Additional Parking Options

If the event is during regular school days and hours, parking in front (north side) of the conference center may be limited. There is ample parking on the back (south side) of the McGavick Conference Center. To get to the back (south side) of the conference center, it’s essentially the same driving directions from Interstate-5 with the following differences once you turn onto Steilacoom Blvd SW:

Traveling Northbound on Interstate-5

  • Turn right onto Steilacoom Blvd SW
  • Turn left onto Lakeview Ave SW
  • Turn right onto Perimeter St SW
  • McGavick Conference Center, Building 23 will be on your right about ¼ mile

Traveling Southbound on Interstate-5

  • Turn right onto Steilacoom Blvd SW
  • Turn left onto Lakeview Ave SW
  • Turn right onto Perimeter St SW
  • McGavick Conference Center, Building 23 will be on your right about ¼ mile

To locate other services and buildings on campus, please see the CPTC campus map.

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Our 10,709+ square foot ballroom can be divided into three smaller spaces, and we also have an atrium and an outdoor terrace that are perfect for receptions and parties. We can do as many as 1,100 chairs and have 500+ free parking spaces.

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We're just south of Tacoma in Lakewood, Washington, just minutes from I-5. We're about forty minutes from Seattle and 30 from Olympia.

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You can choose your own caterer, or you can have CPTC's acclaimed culinary arts program cater your event. We can also provide pre-event consulting to guide you through the planning process and vendor coordination.