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Pacific Chapter

The Pacific Chapter of WEDA represents the West Coast of the United States, including Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming, and Canada: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba.

Pacific Chapter WEDA Fall 2024 Meeting   

Wednesday, October 23rd
Friday, October 25, 2024 

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The Porter Curio Collection
1355 SW 2nd Ave.
Portland, OR 97201

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Tentative Agenda: 

  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday 

Early Bird Registration Fees: 

  • $500 Member (Current WEDA Member)
  • $600 Non-Member
  • $400 Government Employee
  • $150 Dredging Short Course
  • $150 for Guests 
  • $75 Ice Breaker Only
  • $10 Sunrise Yoga on Thursday AM (includes equipment and instructor)
  • Sponsorships are available using the online registration form
    • $1500 Captains
    • $1000 Leverman
    • $500 Deckhand
    • $5000 Field Trip (1)
    • $2500 Breakfast (2)
    • $3500 Lunch (1)
    • $1000 AM Break (2)
    • $2500 Women of WEDA (1) 

USACE - Pay onsite link (coming soon)
For U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that need to pay onsite at the WEDA Registration Desk inside the Loews Hotel Coronado, Click Here to register and select the "USACE Pay Onsite" option.  

Payments by Check
To pay for registration and/or sponsorship by check, please email info@westerndredging.org for an invoice. Mail payments to:

Kimbrie Gobbi
WEDA Pacific Chapter
12225 SE Riverridge Drive
Vancouver, WA 98683

As you know, this event could not happen without the generous support of our sponsors such as you. We are excited to offer the following sponsorship options:

Meeting Sponsors

  • Deckhand ($500)
    • Prominent logo placement throughout the event
    • Recognition at the Icebreaker
  • Leverman ($1,000)
    • Deckhand benefits, plus
    • Recognition in conference emails & website
  • Captain ($1,500)
    • Leverman benefits, plus
    • Space at the registration table for information and giveaways
    • Exhibit table (w/ skirt & chairs)

Event Sponsors

  • Field Trip ($5,000) – 1 available
    • Recognition on website, email, and at field event
    • Sponsor Presentation (30 minutes) during tour
    • One full meeting registration
  • Women of WEDA ($2,500) – 1 available 
  • Breakfast/Lunch ($2,500/$3,500) – 2 breakfast/1 lunch available
    • Sign recognition at breakfast/lunch
    • Sponsor-provided logoed napkins
  • AM Break ($1,000) – 3 available
    • Sign recognition at break
  • Donated Raffle Items
    • An item with company logo card placed on a table for display during the meeting – raffle at the end

Location: Portland is one of the Pacific Northwest’s most captivating cities, with breathtaking natural attractions, world-class cultural landmarks, and a thriving shopping and dining scene. Situated in the heart of central downtown Portland and adjacent to the Willamette River, The Porter Hotel allows guests to explore the city easily. In the epicenter of Portland’s Performing Arts, we are within walking distance to the Keller Auditorium and Portland Art Museum. At the same time, other popular attractions like the Oregon Convention Center, Moda Center, Portland Art Museum, and Portland Zoo are only a short drive away.

Hotel Reservations: (coming soon)

See you in Portland!

Kimbrie Gobbi
President, WEDA Pacific Chapter


2023 Pacific Chapter Meeting in San Diego, CA

The Pacific WEDA Board would like to thank all of our speakers, attendees, strategic partners, corporate sponsors, and members of the press for making the 2022 Pacific Chapter Meeting a HUGE success!! 

We look forward to seeing you next year in Portland!

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