2024 Northwest Regional Managers Conference

The Oregon City County Management Association is hosting the Northwest Regional Managers Conference (NWRMC) in Seaside, Oregon from March 26 through March  29, 2024.

Seaside is a popular coastal destination and offers fun for the whole family! The conference will begin with a welcome reception on Tuesday afternoon and conclude by noon on Friday. It will include educational programming, local tours, onsite and offsite dinners/networking events, and new ways to connect with peers from Oregon, Washington and Alaska.

What's Included
The registration fee includes all sessions, tours, meals, and receptions for registered attendees. 

A Note About Registration Types:

Member Registration
This rate is a benefit of your current OCCMA, WCMA, and AMMA membership.

Non-Member Registration
If you are not an OCCMA, WCMA, or AMMA member but work for a government agency you should choose this option.

Student/Retired Manager Registration
Please select this option for students currently enrolled in university but who are not working for a city. Your name badge will reflect your school name as your organization, and your title will be listed as a student. If you are a student currently working for a city and wish for your badge to reflect as such, please register using the member or non-member rate. If you are a retired manager in Oregon, Washington, or Alaska please use this registration option.

Complimentary Registration (Includes OR/WA/AK Senior Advisors, Lifetime Members, and Managers in Transition)
Oregon/Washington/Alaska Senior Advisors, ICMA official representatives, qualifying Managers-in-Transition, and Lifetime members are invited to use this complimentary registration option. If you are not sure if you qualify, please reach out to [email protected] to confirm.

Scholarship Recipient Registration
Please use this option only if you have been notified that you were awarded a scholarship for the 2024 Northwest Regional Managers Conference. If you are not sure if you qualify, please reach out to [email protected] to confirm.

Registration and Cancellation Information:

Registration Dates & Late Fees
Conference registration will be open between Wednesday, January 31, and Monday, March 4. However, a $50 late fee for registrations received after March 5 will apply.  Those wishing to register after March 4 will need to do so on-site with an additional $50 fee.

Cancellations
Cancellations requested within three weeks of the event after March 5 at 5:00 pm are not eligible for refunds; however, if the cancellation is due to a bereavement, unforeseen medical issue, transportation failure, or an event of force majeure, then staff, in consultation with the OCCMA President, may grant refunds after the deadline. Cancellations are not accepted by phone and must be made in writing to [email protected].

Housing Accommodations
Staff has secured group rates at the following hotels. 

Inn at Seaside

To make reservations call the hotel at 503-738-9581 and reference the group code: b575133.
You must book your room by March 13th to ensure you receive the special group rate.
Rates: $135-160 per night

River Inn at Seaside

To make reservations call the hotel at 503-717-5744 and reference the group code: b641874.
You must book your room by March 13th to ensure you receive the special group rate.
Rates: $160-245 per night

SaltLine Hotel

To make reservations call the hotel at 971-601-1082 and reference the group code: b239721.
You must book your room by March 13th to ensure you receive the special group rate.
Rates: $203-228 per night
When
3/26/2024 - 3/29/2024
Where
Seaside Civic and Convention Center 415 1st Ave. Seaside 97138

Register for this event

Select Additional Program Options

Tuesday, 26 March 2024

Description
Guest registration includes all meals and entry into all sessions at the conference.
When
3/26/2024 - 3/29/2024
Join us Tuesday at 5:00 PM for the President's Welcome Reception! Heavy appetizers will be served and drinks will be available at the no host bar. Mingle with your local and out of state colleagues to kick off the conference! Please let us know if you plan to attend the onsite President's Welcome Reception. This is free for registrants but we appreciate you RSVPing for a head count.
Time
5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
5:00 PM

Wednesday, 27 March 2024

Description
This is included in your registration fee. Please RSVP for a headcount, as this tour does have a capacity. The bus will begin loading at 2:15 pm.
Time
2:15 PM - 4:30 PM
2:15 PM
This is included in your registration fee. Please RSVP for a headcount.
Time
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
2:30 PM
Please let us know if you plan to attend the offsite dinner on March 27 at the Loft at the Red Building in Astoria. This is free for registrants but we appreciate you RSVPing for a head count.
Time
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM
Choose this option if you plan to bring a guest to the offsite dinner on March 27 at The Loft at the Red Building Astoria. If you paid the full guest registration fee, you do not need to pay this additional fee.  Buses will depart promptly at 5:30, so please arrive a little early to start boarding.
Time
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM

Thursday, 28 March 2024

Description
This is included in your registration fee. Please RSVP for a headcount, as this tour does have a capacity. There will be a grab and go breakfast available to you prior to loading the bus. This tour will leave promptly at 7:30 AM. Please dress appropriately and bring rain gear as this is a walking tour on the beach.
Time
7:30 AM - 10:00 AM
7:30 AM
Please let us know if you plan to attend the onsite dinner on March 28 at the Seaside Convention Center. This is free for registrants but we appreciate you RSVPing for a head count.
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM
Choose this option if you plan to bring a guest to the onsite dinner on March 28 at the Seaside Convention Center. If you paid the full guest registration fee, you do not need to pay this additional fee.
Time
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
6:00 PM