Cascadia Educational Conference

8 March, 2020 - 10 March, 2020
2:00 PM - 1:00 PM
The Riverhouse on the Deschutes
3075 N. Business 97
Bend, Oregon


2020 Cascadia Educational Conference 

March 8-10, 2020
The Riverhouse on the Deschutes in Bend, Oregon

Why Should I Attend the Cascadia Educational Conference?

The Cascadia Educational Conference (CEC) is a joint regional conference for the Oregon and Washington State Chapters of Meeting Professionals International. 

Cascadia features educational breakouts, motivating keynotes, and opportunities for meeting planners and suppliers to network and connect in the hosted buyer program and the trade show. CEC is a two and a half-day meetings experience complete with award-winning industry leaders who strive to show that meetings are more than just an agenda.

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I'm a Planner.  What are my options to attend:

Meeting planners may attend as a paid participant or as part of the popular hosted buyer program. Planners may also be eligible for sponsorship.   

I'm a Supplier.  What are my options to attend:

Suppliers can attend as a standard attendee or by participating in the hosted buyer or trade show program.

More information on the 2020 Cascadia Educational Conference will be available starting in early Fall.  Bookmark this page to stay up to date!   

Be a part of the vision.  Committee volunteer opportunities now open!

The best way to gain additional skills, enhance skills you already have, and to make new, long-lasting contacts and friends is to volunteer. The CEC planning committee is looking for volunteers to help plan and execute the 2020 conference.  Committee members are needed for:

-  Vice-Chair
-  Education
-  Marketing
-  Live & Silent Auction
-  Hosted Buyer
-  Closing Gala

If you’re interested in volunteering, please contact Michael Noesen with Point B (

Calling all speakers! Cascadia Educational Conference is searching for event and hospitality industry thought leaders and experts to share their knowledge. Submit your proposal by Wednesday, November 20, 2019. Approved speakers will receive a one-day complimentary registration for the day they present and recognition on our website and in event materials. To apply now, click here.  

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