2018 WASHINGTON POTATO & ONION ASSOCIATION'S SUMMER CONVENTION AT THE HOTEL BELLWETHER, BELLINGHAM, WA
GENERAL SESSION SPEAKERS:

Jim Jesernig

Legislative & Election Update

Coyne, Jesernig, LLC

John Tullis

Northwest Seaport Alliance Update

Business Development Manager

Matt Harris

International Trade

WA State Potato Commission

Brandon Roozen

Western Washington Ag Association Update

WWAA

SEMINAR SESSION:
To Be Announced
3:00 pm – 6:00 pm     Early Registration/Welcome Reception
4:00 pm – 4:30 pm     Potato PAC Meeting
4:30 pm – 6:00 pm     WPOA BOD Meeting
7:30 am – 8:30 am       Buffet Breakfast
7:30 am – 9:30 am       Registration
8:00 am – 10:00 am    WPOA General Session
10:00 am – 12:00 pm  WSPC Annual Business Meeting
11:00 am – 5:00 pm    Suppliers Golf Tournament–AVALON GOLF LINKS
11:00 am – 3:00 pm     Non Golfers/Spouses Activity – Brewery/Distillery Tour & Lunch
6:00 pm – 7:00 pm     WPOA Reception
7:00 pm – 10:00 pm   WPOA Dinner & PAC Auction
7:15 am – 8:15 am     Buffet Breakfast
7:30 am – 8:30 am    Seminar Session
9:00 am – 2:00 pm    WPOA Golf Tournament–SHOTGUN START AT SHUKSAN GOLF CLUB
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm    WPOA  Dinner Cruise & Golf Awards

HOTEL BELLWETHER INFORMATION:

The room block is titled Washington Potato and Onion Association. The phone number is (360) 392-3172. We currently have King bed Rooms and Double Queen Bed Rooms blocked.  Remember rooms are subject to availability. Please make reservations no later than May 1st.  The room block is ONLY for registered Convention Attendees.  Check out this gorgeous hotel at www.hotelbellwether.com

REGISTRATION INFORMATION

WPOA Members:  Pre-registration fee is $325.00 per couple, $195 per individual prior to May 15, 2018. Registrationafter May 15, 2018 is $375.00 per couple, $220.00 per individual. This includes the annual WPOA Dinners, Receptions, Entertainment, and the Potato PAC Auction. If paying via credit card, a 3% fee will be added.
Non-WPOA Members:  Pre-Registration fee is $375.00 per couple, $220 per individual prior to May 15, 2018.  Registration after May 15, 2018 is $425.00 per couple, $245.00 per individual. This includes the annual WPOA Dinners, Receptions, Entertainment & Potato PAC Auction. If paying via credit card, a 3% fee will be added.

CONVENTION SPONSORSHIP

Your company or organization name will be prominently displayed (relative to your contribution level) at each of the following locations at the meeting: Registration Table, WPOA Business Meeting, WPOA Banquet, Golf Tournaments and Supplier’s Party. Levels of sponsorship include: Platinum ($2,000), Gold ($1,000), Silver ($500), Bronze ($250) and Associate ($125). If you’d like to sponsor this event please fill out our Sponsorship Registration Form and mail a check to us.

GOLF

Supplier Golf Tournament: Tuesday, June 19th at the Avalon Golf Links course in Burlington, WA.  This tournament is completely sponsored by the suppliers who decide to attend. If you are interested in playing in and/or sponsoring this tournament please contact Ethan Janke with IVI via email at ethanj@ivi.us.com or feel free to contact Randi Hammer via email at wa.potato.onion@gmail.com

WPOA Golf Tournament: Wednesday, June 20th, at the Shuksan Golf Club in Bellingham, WA, for $200 per person (includes round of golf, cart, range balls, lunch and shirt), sign up and pay through registration for the convention.

NON GOLFERS/SPOUSES BREWERY/DISTILLERY TOUR & LUNCH

$75.00 per adult. Details to be announced soon… Always a good time!

PAC AUCTION

Tuesday, June 19th, after dinner we will have the annual Washington Potato PAC auction. The Washington Potato PAC is a non-partisan political action committee dedicated to helping agriculture friendly candidates get elected to state office. Please come and join in on a little friendly bidding against friends and associates. If you would be willing to donate an item, please contact Randi Hammer at wa.potato.onion@gmail.com. Donations are greatly appreciated!

DINNER CRUISE AND GOLF AWARDS

Wednesday evening, June 20th, details to be announced soon.

Cancellations received in writing before May 15, 2018 entitles the registrant to a refund, less a 15% cancellation fee. NO REFUNDS AFTER MAY 15, 2018.

You can register online with a credit card, or if you would like to pay using a check then

DOWNLOAD OUR FORM AND MAIL IN A CHECK HERE.

Washington Potato & Onion Association Summer Meeting Registration Form June 18-20, 2018