2019 FINANCE & ADMIN SEMINAR FAQ

(Updated 04.17.19)

Meeting Location:
Alderbrook Resort
10 E Alderbrook Drive
Union, WA  98592


Will I receive a confirmation of my registration?
Confirmation of on-line registrations will be sent via email within 48 hours.  The confirmation will be sent to the email address shown in the registration section.  If you do not receive a confirmation within 2 days, please do not hesitate to call 360-943-0760.

What is the dress code?
Dress is business casual.

Hotel Information
WPPA rates at the Alderbrook Resort are as follows: 

  • Creek View Queen: $199/night ++ (our block includes: 0 rooms Tuesday, 2 rooms Wednesday, 2 rooms Thursday)

  • Creek View Double Queen: $199/night ++ (our block includes: 15 rooms Tuesday, 15 rooms Wednesday, 15 rooms Thursday)

  • Garden View King: $199/night ++ (our block includes: 5 rooms Tuesday, 14 rooms Wednesday, 14 rooms Thursday)

  • Courtyard King: $199/night ++ (our block includes: 0 rooms Tuesday, 3 rooms Wednesday, 3 rooms Thursday)

  • Courtyard Double Queen: $199/night ++ (our block includes: 0 rooms Tuesday, 5 rooms Wednesday, 5 rooms Thursday)

  • Canal View King: $199/night ++ (our block includes: 0 rooms Tuesday, 10 rooms Wednesday, 10 rooms Thursday)

  • Canal View Double Queen: $199/night ++ (our block includes: 0 rooms Tuesday, 3 rooms Wednesday, 3 rooms Thursday)

  • Waterfront King: $199/night ++ (our block includes: 0 rooms Tuesday, 6 rooms Wednesday, 6 rooms Thursday)

Rates listed above are per room per night and subject to lodging state tax of 10.5%. Guest room rates are based on single or double occupancy. All guest rooms are non-smoking. A Resort Fee of $10 per room per night is not included in the above quoted rates.
Reservations must be made by May 11 to assure the rates listed.  When all of our blocked rooms are reserved, our block is "sold out," but rooms may be available, at the current rate (not block rate). (Please note:  the block may sell out any time prior to the cut-off date.).  

The hotel’s direct reservation line is 360-898-5477,  specify that you are with the Washington Public Ports Association’s Finance and Administration Seminar. You will be asked to guarantee the reservation with a credit card.  Check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out time is 11:00 a.m.  Cancellations must be received 7 days prior to arrival to avoid charges of one night’s lodging plus taxes and fee.

Parking
Self-Parking is complimentary at the Alderbrook Resort.

Is there a registration deadline?
The seminar registration deadline is June 7, 2019.

What are the registration fees?
Please refer to the registration link.

What does my registration fee include?
The registration fee includes everything listed on the Finance and Administration Seminar agenda.

Do I need to register my guest and is there a charge for them to attend?
There is no separate fee for a spouse/guest to attend Thursday evening's reception and dinner, but any additional guests do need to be registered in advance (for meals and room sets).  Please be sure to include their full name on the registration form when registering for this event.

I have food allergies/I’m vegetarian.  How do I let you know this?
There is a comment section on the registration form.  PLEASE note this information there so that we can be sure to order meals that are proper for your needs!  If you have any troubles with the form, have any questions or forget to add that in when you register, please contact Missy Goodell and we'll be happy to help:  mgoodell@washingtonports.org or 360-943-0760.

What if I have to cancel?
A $75 administration fee will be charged for cancellations received after Friday, June 7 and for registrants failing to show.