Event Profile

Engineering & Operations Conference and Trade Show

April 9 — 11, 2019
Spokane Convention Center
334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201 


Visit www.nwppa.org/eo for the exhibitor packet, sponsor information, and more. 

Who Should Attend:

Electric utility engineering and operations personnel, as well as those in information technology, safety, purchasing, environmental, accounting, communications, or any area where a more in-depth knowledge of engineering and operations would be beneficial.

Conference Overview:

The largest gathering of public power utilities in the Northwest is set to take place in Spokane, Wash., on April 9–11, 2019. The Engineering & Operations Conference and Trade Show is the premier event for utilities and vendors alike.

    Trade show—Over 200 exhibitors will be showcasing their latest products, innovations, and technologies.

    Conferences—In addition to renowned keynote speakers, roundtable discussions, and executive panels, nearly 30 different sessions will be presented.

    Networking—As the energy industry constantly changes, it is essential to establish relationships and build valuable connections with colleagues.

Conference Agenda:

Please visit www.nwppa.org/eo for the current conference program.  

Conference Location:

Spokane Convention Center
334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.
Spokane, WA 99201


The Centennial (formerly Hotel RL)
303 W. North River Drive
Spokane, WA 99201
(800) 733-5466
Room rate: $132 for a standard one bed

DoubleTree by Hilton Spokane City Center NOTE: Room block is currently full. Rooms may still be available at a higher rate.
322 North Spokane Falls Court
Spokane, WA 99201
(509) 455-9600
Room rate: $149-$169 for a single/double
Online booking link:  http://group.doubletree.com/NWPPAEO

Davenport Grand NOTE: Room block is currently full. Rooms may still be available at a higher rate.
333 W Spokane Falls Blvd
Spokane, WA 99201
(800) 228-9290
Room rate: $169 for a deluxe/deluxe king king

Please book your room as soon as possible, but no later than March 7, 2019, to secure these rates. Mention that you are coming for the Northwest Public Power Association conference when booking your reservation.

NWPPA Hotel Reservation & Cancellation Policy:

All room reservations require full payment for all reserved nights at the time you reserve your room.

If you cancel or wish to reduce your hotel reservation, the following applies:

    Before March 7, 2019, you will be refunded all but one night’s payment.

    After March 7, 2019, no refunds will be given.

In light of the hotel reservation and cancellation policy, which is designed to allow the maximum use of these hotels, please register for the NWPPA E&O Conference and Trade Show before you reserve a room. Please do not reserve extra rooms or blocks of rooms for colleagues that are not registered or whom may potentially attend because this reduces availability for registered attendees. Please book only rooms that you will actually use.

If you have any questions, please call NWPPA at (360) 254-0109 and ask for help with hotel policies.

Conference Fees:

Member Early Bird (ends 3/09/2019): $595
Member Standard: $670

Non-member Early Bird (ends 3/09/2019): $1,785
Non-member Standard: $1,860

Spouse/Guest (includes all events and meals): $175

For exhibitor and/or spouse registration, please contact Gail Patterson directly at (360) 816-1450 or gail@nwppa.org.

Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations are accepted, with full refund, if request is made at least 30 days prior to the course. Within 30 days, fees are as follows: 15-29 days, $100; 1-14 days or "no show," 100 percent of registration fee. When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling. NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions.

Continuing Hours:

This conference qualifies for 18 continuing hours. Certificates are issued upon full completion of the conference.

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Spokane Convention Center

For More Information:

To find out more about this course, to register, or to learn about other events, view the Training and Event Catalog.

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