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Breakfast Events:

All events at the World Trade Center- 121 Salmon Street- Mezzanine 2, 3, and 4


Thu Oct 19 730-930       Program to be determined

Annual Events

September 11-12, 2017 – Annual Conference

World Trade Center- 121 SW Salmon Street, Portland, OR 97204

  • September 11, 2017Arbitrators Conference. Sponsored by the NW Chapter of NAA. Oregon Room.
    • appointing agency updates
      • 1 hour of ethics
    • reverse red-light green-light: what advocates think
    • roundtable discussion
  • September 11,2017 evening– 4:30-6:30 for those who have registered for either the arbitrator’s conference (Sept.  11) or the practitioner conference (Sept. 12) This reception is a rare and valuable opportunity for practitioners and arbitrators to socialize.
    • Mezzanine level
  • September 12, 2017- “PPERC/LERA” conference. Open to all attendees. Mezzanine level Rooms 2, 3, and 4
    • Morning: Presentations by the Oregon Employment Relations Board and by Region 19 staff from the National Labor Relations Board
    • Afternoon: Breakout sessions. Theme: What’s Next? How to Build Workplace Relationships (facilitated roundtable discussions)
      • Resolving Workplace Issues
      • Social Media in the Workplace
      • Diversity and Inclusion

November 9, 2017- 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm WTC Flags Room Annual Meeting and the Maggie Awards

Other Events

July 22-25, 2017 – Annual Conference of the Association of Labor Relations Agencies (ALRA), Portland, OR. This is the international association for Employment Relations Boards. Stay tuned for more information about Advocates Day (anticipated to be Monday July 24, 2017)

World Trade Center Parking

Underground parking can be reached on SW Taylor Street, between SW Front Ave/Naito Pkwy and SW First Street.

Driving Directions

From Portland International Airport (from PDX): From Airport Way Merge onto I-205 S toward I-84/ Portland/ Salem. Merge onto I-84 W via exit 21B toward Portland Take the I-5 S exit on the left toward Salem/Beaverton  The World Trade Center Portland is set in a prestigious location, directly across from the famed Salmon Street Fountain at Tom McCall Waterfront Park in Downtown Portland, Oregon. Contact the professional staff at the World Trade Center Portland to begin planning your one-of-a-kind event in an unforgettable setting.