seattleSeattle, Washington, will be the location for the 5-Day TapRooT® Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Training July 27-31, 2009. You will learn all the TapRooT® tools, and also many advanced skills, that a Team Leader needs to collect information, analyze root causes, and develop effective fixes that will help your company improve performance. To get more information and to register for the course, visit: http://www.taproot.com/courses.php?d=704&l=1.

As the most populous city in the state of Washington, Seattle encompasses the entire Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue metropolitan area. A coastal city and major seaport, it is located on an isthmus between Puget Sound and Lake Washington, about 96 miles south of the Canada/United States border. A major economic, cultural, and educational center in the region, Seattle is the county seat of King County. With a population of more than 594,000, Seattle is the 24th largest city in the US.

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Enjoy some of these attractions and hotspots while visiting Seattle:

Pioneer Square is the cultural heartbeat of the Pacific Northwest and features more than 20 city blocks of Victorian Romanesque architecture, more than 30 fine art galleries, and over 200 unique and independently-owned shops. It is the epicenter of Seattle’s nightlife and home to an array of restaurants and coffee houses.

Pike Place Market is one of Seattle’s most visited spots. The Market is built on the edge of a steep hill and consists of several levels. Each features a variety of unique shops, antique dealers, comicbook sellers, and small family-owned restaurants. The upper street level contains fishmongers, fresh produce, and crafts. Local farmers and craftspeople sell year-round, making the Market a favorite of locals and visitors alike.

The Seattle Aquarium is committed to marine conservation and, as such, they work diligently to preserve the spectacular beauty and health of Puget Sound. The Seattle Aquarium helps more than 800,000 visitors, including 50,000 students, each year to understand and become aware of the impact they have on our marine environment.

The Space Needle was built in 1962 and served as the symbol of that year’s World’s Fair. It has since become the symbol of Seattle and one of the most recognizable structures in the world. Rising 607 feet above the city, the tower boasts many observation decks, gift shops, and a revolving restaurant.

The Seattle Center Monorail is the nation’s first full-scale commercial monorail system. It provides a quick, fun, and convenient link from downtown Seattle to Seattle Center, home of the Space Needle, the Pacific Science Center, and other Seattle hotspots. 

Green Lake Park is one of Seattle’s most beloved parks. The park draws thousands of people daily from all over the city and serves as a natural preserve for hundreds of species of trees and plants, as well as numerous birds and water fowl.

Dining in Seattle:

Restaurant Zoë is an urban bistro located in the heart of Belltown. The chef creates delicious American dishes, prepared with only the freshest ingredients.

Tutta Bella Neapolitan Pizzeria is the Northwest’s first and most celebrated authentic Neapolitan pizzeria. They use the finest imported ingredients and century old artisan traditions so patrons can enjoy the true Neapolitan Pizzeria experience. 

La Spiga Osteria is renowned for its Northern Italian cooking. The chefs prepare traditional Romagnola cuisine using the very finest ingredients, and menus are changed seasonally to reflect what is freshest in local markets.

94 Stewart is a chef-owned Northwest style bistro featuring fresh seafood, as well as locally grown meats and produce. The bistro offers an extensive wine selection, local microbrews, and an array of cocktails.

Cafe Campagne is a Parisian cafe that serves traditional French fare in a cozy, unpretentious setting. The Cafe has a wine bar which offers forty wines by the glass.

To get more information and to register for the 5-Day TapRooT® Advanced Root Cause Analysis Team Leader Training July 27-31, 2009 in Seattle, Washington, visit: http://www.taproot.com/courses.php?d=704&l=1.