Calendar of Events

Commissioners Seminar – Alderbrook Resort, Union

July 24 – 25, 2017 – Commissioners Seminar, Alderbrook Resort, Union

Registration is open, please click here.

The Commissioner Seminar is held in the summer and is open to all port commissioners.  Topics are chosen based on present day relevance to commission issues.  Associate Members are welcome to sponsor this event, please contact the WPPA office regarding sponsorship opportunities.

The event kicks off with an evening reception held Sunday, July 23 at 5:00 p.m. at Alderbrook Resort.

Venue: Alderbrook Resort
Phone: (360) 898-2145
Address:
10 East Alderbrook Drive, Union, WA, 98592, United States

Directors Seminar, Adrift Hotel & Spa, Long Beach, WA

July 13 – 14, 2017:  Directors Seminar, Adrift Hotel & Spa, Long Beach, WA

Registration is open; please click here.

The Executive Directors Seminar is held yearly in the summer and is open to Port Directors/Managers.  Topics are chosen based on present day relevance to port management issues.

Associate Members are welcome to sponsor this event, please contact Missy Goodell at the WPPA office regarding sponsorship opportunities at (360) 943-0760 or mgoodell@washingtonports.org.

Venue: Adrift Hotel & Spa
Phone: (800) 561-2456
Address:
409 Sid Snyder Drive, Long Beach, WA, 98361, United States

Finance and Administration Seminar – Semiahmoo Resort, Blaine

June 14 – 16, 2017 – Finance and Administration Seminar, Semiahmoo Resort

Registration is open; please click here.

The Finance and Administration Committee Seminar is held yearly in June.  Topics are chosen based on relevance to port finance and administrative representatives. Associate Members are welcome to sponsor portions of this event, please contact the WPPA office regarding sponsorship opportunities.

Venue: Semiahmoo Resort
Phone: 360-318-2000
Address:
9565 Semiahmoo Parkway, Blaine, WA, 98230, United States

Legislative Committee Meeting – Anthony’s HomePort, Olympia

Friday, March 10, 2017  –  Anthony’s HomePort, Olympia  –  Bay Room

Committee notice to be sent soon (updated 2.14.17).

Venue: Anthony's HomePort
Phone: 360-357-9700
Address:
704 Columbia Street NW, Olympia, WA, 98501, United States

Port Day

January 23, 2018, Port Day, Olympia

The 2018 Port Day will be held on Tuesday, January 23.

Ports will not be asked to showcase their booths.  If you would like to meet with your legislator on this day, contact his or her office directly and make your appointment as soon as possible; their schedules fill up quickly.  See you in a few weeks!

Agenda to be posted closer to event.

 

Venue: Capitol Campus
Address:
Olympia, WA, United States

CLE, Hotel Murano, Tacoma

November 15, 2016, Hotel Murano, Tacoma

Registration is open.  Please click here.

The continuing legal education seminar is held yearly the day before our Annual Meeting. The legal topic is chosen based on present day relevance to ports. Credits are available. Associate Members are welcome to sponsor portions of this event, please contact the WPPA office regarding sponsorship opportunities.

Venue: Hotel Murano
Phone: (253) 238-8000
Address:
1320 Broadway, Tacoma, WA, 98402, United States

New Commissioner Seminar, Renaissance Hotel, Seattle

November 17 – 18, 2015: New Commissioner Seminar, Renaissance Hotel, Seattle

Registration is now open for this event! Please click HERE to view the agenda and register!

The new commissioner seminar is held every other year the day before our Annual Meeting. Newly elected port commissioners meet to learn the ins and outs of their public service. Associate Members are welcome to sponsor portions of this event, please contact the WPPA office regarding sponsorship opportunities.

Venue: Renaissance Hotel
Phone: 800-546-9184
Address:
515 Madison Street, Seattle, WA, 98104, United States

Economic Development Seminar, Davenport Hotel, Spokane

May 13 – 15, 2015, Economic Development Seminar, Davenport Hotel, Spokane

The Economic Development Seminar is held every other year and is held in conjunction with the Spring Meeting. Topics are chosen based on present day relevance to port representatives. Please view the Spring Meeting agenda for info related to this seminar.

Venue: Davenport Hotel
Phone: 800-899-1482
Address:
10 South Post Street, Spokane, WA, 99201, United States

Public Relations Seminar, Hyatt Regency, Bellevue

December 9, 2014: Public Relations Seminar, Hyatt Regency, Bellevue

Registration is now open! Please click here to register for the PR Seminar!

The Public Relations Seminar is held every other year. Topics are chosen based on present day relevance to port representatives. Associate Members are welcome to sponsor portions of this event, please contact the WPPA office regarding sponsorship opportunities.

Venue: Hyatt Regency
Phone: 888-421-1442
Address:
900 Bellevue Way NE, Bellevue, WA, 98004, United States

Trade & Transportation – Location & Date TBD

May 2016: Trade & Transportation Seminar, Location TBD

The Trade & Transportation Committee Seminar is held every other year in conjunction with the Spring Meeting. Topics are chosen based on present day relevance to ports. Associate Members are welcome to sponsor portions of this event, please contact the WPPA office regarding sponsorship opportunities.

Venue: Courtyard Marriott
Phone: 509-942-9400
Address:
480 Columbia Point Drive, Richland, WA, 99352
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