Got a question about CEC 2023?
We invite you to check out our FAQs below. Still can’t find what you are looking for?
Drop us an email at info@mpioc.org and we will help get you answers. 

Click here to read the Know Before You Go for the 20th Annual Cascadia Educational Conference!  See you there!

The 2023 Cascadia Educational Conference, will be held at Semiahmoo Resort in Blaine, Washington.

Fire up the Delorean & drive:
Semiahmoo is located right along the I-5 corridor.
Approximate travel time from:
  • Seattle – 2 hours
  • Vancouver BC- 1 hour
  • Portland – 5 hours (construction in Tacoma is done!!!)
  • Bellingham – 30 minutes
  • Spokane – 6 hours
  • Eugene – ~7 hours
Please note- Driving 88mph is not encouraged. Do not engage your flux capacitor. We need you in 2023
Bellingham Airport is serviced by: Alaska, Southwest and Allegiant
Amtrak stops at Bellingham
Red Cab and Evergreen Town Car (needs to be pre-booked) are available from Amtrak and the airport.
Uber & Lyft do not service the area.

Yes! Cascadia is is open to all planners and suppliers. In addtion, you do not have to be a member of MPI to attend the conference.

Click here to see a list of those attending Cascadia.

If you cancel prior to February 18, there is a $75 administrative fee for regular attendees and $100 administrative fee for hosted buyer.

If you cancel after February 18 there is no refund.

Substitutions are allowed.

By attending the Cascadia conference you will have a multitude of sessions to earn your CEs.  Keep watching our social media feed and our website for updates. 

If you are a supplier or planner that would like to participate in the hosted buyer program, please email info@mpioc.org for more information. 

We have lots of volunteer opportunities.  Contact chairs Amy Hildahl (Oregon) or Ryan Davis, CMP (Washington)

Your Cascadia registration will provide you with two and a half days of educational content, networking opportunities, silent auction, opening reception, Monday breakfast and lunch,  Monday reception and gala dinner, and Tuesday brunch.

Please dress in resort casual.  Jeans, button down shirts, and puffy vests… just like Michael J. Fox in Back to the Future!

Dust off those dancing shoes and get out your prom threads for the CEC23 “Enchantment Under the Sea” dance. 

Feel free to dress like Lorriane in her 1950’s best or make like a tree and dress like Marty!  Your poodle skirt or pinned jeans are totally appropriate for this night of fun!

Need some inspiration – check THIS out! 

Join us for drinks and dancing as we celebrate 20 totally tubular years of Cascadia! Be there or be square! 

We offer both cash and in-kind sponsorships. Click here to learn more on how to become a Cascadia sponsor.

Send an email to info@mpioc.org and we will be happy to answer your question