2023 Summer Conference

Hotel Indigo Everett

Join us at the Hotel Indigo in Everett, WA, on June 21-23 for the PNWA Summer Conference! This year’s event will feature engaging speakers and panelists covering various topics, including infrastructure, transportation, trade, recreation, and more! This is the perfect opportunity to stay informed on the PNWA issues as we hit the mid-year turning point and engage with fellow industry colleagues and agency partners. We can’t wait to see you there!

Registration is now open!
  • Early bird registration is $450 through May 29th. Registration fees increase to $500 after May 29th.
  • Registration is complimentary for Congressional staff. Please select “Invoice” as the payment type below.
  • If you select Invoice as Payment Type, it will be emailed to the address submitted in this registration.
  • All registration options will be shown when you click on Payment Type.

Sponsorship opportunities are available!

Sponsorship at the PNWA Summer Conference will increase your visibility with over 150 member organizations, including Northwest ports, shippers, facility operators, and more. We welcome contributions at the Bronze ($500), Silver ($800), Gold ($1,000), and Platinum ($1,500) levels, and sponsors will receive exposure on our website and through our social media channels, features in our publications sent to over 700 industry partners, and recognition throughout the event!

Click here for details on each level or contact Anthony Pena directly for more information.

Draft Schedule (subject to change)

June 21:          

10:00 AM – PNWA Executive Committee Meeting (Executive Committee members only)

1:00 PM – Welcome to the 2023 PNWA Summer Conference

1:15 PM – Harborside with Port of Everett

2:00 PM – Piloting Vessels – What it Takes to Transit Northwest Waters

2:45 PM – BREAK

3:00 PM – A Closer Look at the Future of Energy Innovation

3:45 PM – Where Did All the Workers Go?

4:30 PM – BREAK

5:00 PM – PNWA Summer Conference Reception

June 22:

8:00 AM – Breakfast & Presentation: U.S. Coast Guard District 13: Priorities & Projects

9:15 AM – The Trade Policy Outlook in DC and Its Impact on the Pacific Northwest

10:00 AM – Stories of Waterfront Revival

10:45 AM – BREAK

11:00 AM – Northwest Regulatory Round Up!

12:00 PM – Luncheon – Keynote Address from Washington Lieutenant Governor Denny Heck

1:30 PM – BREAK

1:45 PM – Navigating the Sea of Politics

2:30 PM – Howard Hanson Fish Passage: A Win in the Making for Salmon, Orcas, and People!

3:15 PM – Inland Ports and Navigation Group (IPNG) Meeting (all PNWA members welcome)

5:00 PM – Van Ness Feldman Hosted Happy Hour!

June 23:

8:00 AM – Breakfast & PNWA Board of Directors Meeting (PNWA Members Only)

11:00 AM – Meeting Adjourned: See you all in October for the Annual Convention in Vancouver!

Click here to download a copy of the agenda

Hotel Information

Hotel Indigo | 1028 13th Street, Everett, WA 98201 United States | (425) 217-2772 | info@indioeverett.com

Check in: 3:00 PM | Check out: 12:00 PM


~ Special PNWA room rates of $159 (King) & $169 (King with balcony) available through May 29 ~

Hotel Indigo Everett Waterfront is located on the Port of Everett’s Marina at the Waterfront Place and opened in October 2019. Nestled in the heart of downtown Everett, the hotel is the perfect base for exploring the area’s rich history, cultural attractions, and outdoor adventures.

PNWA Cancellation Policy

  • Full refund, less $50 processing fee until May 29
  • 50% refund until May 29
  • No refund on May 30 or later
  • Substitutions are welcome