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WWPA Annual Meeting

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The Western lumber industry convenes at the 2017 WWPA Annual Meeting, March 5-7 at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown. The conference offers a full agenda of business meetings, social events and an updated forecast for lumber supply and demand.

WWPA has secured a limited number of rooms for the meeting at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel’s direct line at 503-279-9000. Be sure to mention you are attending the WWPA Annual Meeting to receive special room pricing. Deadline for guaranteed room reservations is Feb. 2.

Agenda


Sunday, March 5
12:00 PM
Registration Opens

5:00 PM - 6:30PM
Welcome Reception (Fireside)

Monday, March 6
Registration Opens
7:00 AM

WWPA Breakfast Forecast (Queen Marie Ballroom)
7:30 AM - 8:30 AM
  Kevin Binam
  WWPA President & CEO
  2017-2019 Lumber Demand and Supply Forecast

8:45 AM - 10:15 AM
Quality Standards/Technical (Gevurtz)

10:30 PM - 12:00 PM
Market Services/Export (Fireside-Members Only)

12:15 - 2:15 PM
Industry Luncheon (Queen Marie Ballroom)
(Members Meeting, Master Lumberman Awards, Safety Awards)

2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Speakers Session (Col. Lindbergh Ballroom)

  Ben Kaiser
  The Kaiser Group, Inc
  Cross Laminated Timber - the Tallest Engineered Timber Building in the USA

  Noel Johnson, Principal
  Cairn Pacific LLC
  Nail Laminated Timber and New Applications of Mass Timber


5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Industry Reception & Exchange Show (Queen Marie Ballroom)

Tuesday, March 7
7:30 AM
Board of Directors (Gevurtz-Closed)

Registration
Early Bird registration ends Monday February 6. Fee's increase 50.00 after that date.
Download the packet

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES
Download the packet
email: dmartin@wwpa.org
Phone: 503-306-3480

EXCHANGE SHOW
Table Tops are full! Please email
Dyanne Martin to be put on the waiting list.
email: dmartin@wwpa.org
Phone: 503-306-3480

Hotel Reservations
WWPA has secured a limited number of rooms for the meeting at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown. Reservations can be made by c
alling the hotel’s direct line at 503-279-9000. Be sure to mention you are attending the WWPA Annual Meeting to receive special room pricing.

Deadline for guaranteed room reservations is Feb. 2 or until the room block is sold out, whichever comes first. Reservations received after Feb.2 will be confirmed on space-available basis only.

Spouse Fee
There is a $100 registration fee for spouses. This fee includes admission to the Welcome Reception, Industry Luncheon and Industry Reception & Exchange Show.

Welcome Reception Only  (5 p.m., Sunday, March 5.)
Download Packet
Greet meeting attendees at the WWPA Welcome Reception. WWPA is offering a special registration for the Welcome Reception Only . The cost is $150.

Industry Reception & Exchange Show Only (5 p.m., Monday, March 6.)
Download Packet
For those who would like to network with WWPA Members and other industry professionals, WWPA is offering a special registration for the Industry Reception Only. The cost is $150.

Attire
Dress for the Annual Meeting is business casual. Sport coats are suggested for the receptions.

Registration Deadlines
Registration information must be received at WWPA no later than Friday, February 24, if your name is to appear on the registration list.

Cancellations
Please notify WWPA immediately of any registration cancellations. Full refunds will be made prior to Friday, February 17. NO REFUNDS will be made after that date.

If you need additional registration materials, email Dyanne Martin at dmartin@wwpa.org or call 503-306-3480.

By registering, you will receive a name tag (good for access to all 2017 Annual Meeting sessions)  and be listed on the registration list distributed at the meeting. You must be registered to attend any of the sessions listed on the schedule.


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CONTACTS

HOTEL RESERVATIONS

Embassy Suites by Hilton Portland Downtown
319 SW Pine Street
Portland, Oregon 97204-2726
USA
Tel: +1-503-279-9000

EXCHANGE SHOW

Exchange Show Tables are full! Please email Dyanne Martin to be put on the waiting list. (dmartin@wwpa.org)

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

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