Registration and Welcome Sponsor

 
Foster Pepper provides a full range of legal services for Washington’s public ports, including construction, public records and open meetings, employment and labor relations, environmental, land use, real estate, municipal government and public finance law, insurance coverage and litigation.

Foster Pepper provides a full range of legal services for Washington’s public ports, including construction, public records and open meetings, employment and labor relations, environmental, land use, real estate, municipal government and public finance law, insurance coverage and litigation.

 

Wednesday Lunch Sponsor

 
Spokane Airports is jointly owned by Spokane County and the City of Spokane. The city and county operate the airports under provisions of RCW 14.08, which establishes the operation of airports by more than one municipality under joint agreement. The operating authority of Spokane Airports is the Spokane Airport Board, consisting of seven appointees from the two governmental bodies. The Board annually invests approximately $30 million in capital improvements utilizing various funding sources.  The Board operates three facilities: Spokane International Airport, Felts Field Airport, and the Airport Business Park, as well as, has a Grant of Authority to operate Foreign-Trade Zone #224. All three facilities are financially self-sufficient from revenues generated from fees, leases and concession agreements. None of the three entities receive, nor are operated with, appropriated tax dollars.

Spokane Airports is jointly owned by Spokane County and the City of Spokane. The city and county operate the airports under provisions of RCW 14.08, which establishes the operation of airports by more than one municipality under joint agreement. The operating authority of Spokane Airports is the Spokane Airport Board, consisting of seven appointees from the two governmental bodies. The Board annually invests approximately $30 million in capital improvements utilizing various funding sources.

The Board operates three facilities: Spokane International Airport, Felts Field Airport, and the Airport Business Park, as well as, has a Grant of Authority to operate Foreign-Trade Zone #224. All three facilities are financially self-sufficient from revenues generated from fees, leases and concession agreements. None of the three entities receive, nor are operated with, appropriated tax dollars.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the waterfront and port, transportation and infrastructure, property and buildings, environment, power and energy, resources and industry sectors, as well as offering strategic advisory services. With approximately 48,000 talented people globally, we develop solutions and deliver projects that help communities grow.

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the waterfront and port, transportation and infrastructure, property and buildings, environment, power and energy, resources and industry sectors, as well as offering strategic advisory services. With approximately 48,000 talented people globally, we develop solutions and deliver projects that help communities grow.

 

Thursday “Ports Executive” Breakfast Sponsor

 
 
Chmelik Sitkin and Davis represent ports, fire districts and other governments throughout Washington State in environmental law, land use, litigation, construction litigation, insurance defense and municipal law.

Chmelik Sitkin and Davis represent ports, fire districts and other governments throughout Washington State in environmental law, land use, litigation, construction litigation, insurance defense and municipal law.

 

Thursday Luncheon SponsorS

 
 
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Integrated environmental engineering and planning consulting firm specializing in brownfields, stormwater, and site development. MFA offers services in strategic planning, communications and outreach, environmental and civil engineering, environmental assessment and cleanup, planning and development, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), health and safety services, and landscape architecture. Our firm has decades of experience assisting Washington ports with their unique commercial, environmental, statutory, and community issues and opportunities.

Integrated environmental engineering and planning consulting firm specializing in brownfields, stormwater, and site development. MFA offers services in strategic planning, communications and outreach, environmental and civil engineering, environmental assessment and cleanup, planning and development, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), health and safety services, and landscape architecture. Our firm has decades of experience assisting Washington ports with their unique commercial, environmental, statutory, and community issues and opportunities.

 
 
Piper Jaffray’s Public Finance team provides underwriting and financial advisory services to state and local governments, including ports, cities, counties and special districts. Supported by a broad national platform, our Northwest team leverages localized knowledge to facilitate the issuance of taxable and tax-exempt debt across a range of sectors. In addition, through approximately 400 traditional and non-traditional lending relationships, Piper Jaffray partners with clients to secure a range of private placement loan opportunities. Our firm is proud to be ranked as both a top ten underwriting firm and top ten financial advisor on a national level.

Piper Jaffray’s Public Finance team provides underwriting and financial advisory services to state and local governments, including ports, cities, counties and special districts. Supported by a broad national platform, our Northwest team leverages localized knowledge to facilitate the issuance of taxable and tax-exempt debt across a range of sectors. In addition, through approximately 400 traditional and non-traditional lending relationships, Piper Jaffray partners with clients to secure a range of private placement loan opportunities. Our firm is proud to be ranked as both a top ten underwriting firm and top ten financial advisor on a national level.

 

Thursday President’s Reception Sponsors

 
KeyBank and KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Public Port team provides a full array of taxable and tax-exempt financing solutions for its clients. Key’s full-service platform is unique in the Northwest, combining traditional bank products (such as revolving lines of credit, direct loans, lease lines of credit) with investment banking services (30+ years of experience) for publicly offered municipal bonds sold in the capital markets.

KeyBank and KeyBanc Capital Markets’ Public Port team provides a full array of taxable and tax-exempt financing solutions for its clients. Key’s full-service platform is unique in the Northwest, combining traditional bank products (such as revolving lines of credit, direct loans, lease lines of credit) with investment banking services (30+ years of experience) for publicly offered municipal bonds sold in the capital markets.

David Evans and Associates provide services that include design and management of straighforward or complex rail, roadway, land development, water resources, and energy projects throughout Washington. They combine the talents of architects, engineers, landscape architects, planners, environmental scientist, and surveyors to provide clients with access to a complete range of services. Offices in Spokane, Bellevue, Olympia, Everett, Tacoma and Woodinville.

David Evans and Associates provide services that include design and management of straighforward or complex rail, roadway, land development, water resources, and energy projects throughout Washington. They combine the talents of architects, engineers, landscape architects, planners, environmental scientist, and surveyors to provide clients with access to a complete range of services. Offices in Spokane, Bellevue, Olympia, Everett, Tacoma and Woodinville.

 
K & L Gates provides services that include attorneys, bond counsel, environmental counseling, permitting and litigation; complex facility siting, construction, and permitting; toxic tort exposure defense; insurance coverage counseling and litigation on behalf of policy holders; eminent domain; real estate; federal policy and Indian Law.

K & L Gates provides services that include attorneys, bond counsel, environmental counseling, permitting and litigation; complex facility siting, construction, and permitting; toxic tort exposure defense; insurance coverage counseling and litigation on behalf of policy holders; eminent domain; real estate; federal policy and Indian Law.

 
Landau Associates provide environmental engineering and site management, permitting and compliance services, and geotechnical engineering. For 36 years we have assisted ports and their tenants to meet regulatory compliance challenges and development goals at seaport, airport, industrial, and commercial properties; offices in Edmonds, Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, and Spokane, Washington, and Portland, Oregon.

Landau Associates provide environmental engineering and site management, permitting and compliance services, and geotechnical engineering. For 36 years we have assisted ports and their tenants to meet regulatory compliance challenges and development goals at seaport, airport, industrial, and commercial properties; offices in Edmonds, Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia, and Spokane, Washington, and Portland, Oregon.


Spouse Participation Sponsor

 
PND Engineers specialize in marine and civil engineering planning, permitting, design, and construction administration for public port facilities.

PND Engineers specialize in marine and civil engineering planning, permitting, design, and construction administration for public port facilities.

 

Program Printing Sponsor

 
J-U-B Engineers provide comprehensive professional services in planning, engineering, environmental, surveying, public involvement, and construction engineering for airports, surface transportation systems, industrial siting, infrastructure, water resources, wastewater pollution control, GIS master planning, application development, system design and implementation, and eGovernment consulting.

J-U-B Engineers provide comprehensive professional services in planning, engineering, environmental, surveying, public involvement, and construction engineering for airports, surface transportation systems, industrial siting, infrastructure, water resources, wastewater pollution control, GIS master planning, application development, system design and implementation, and eGovernment consulting.