Got a question about CEC 2024?
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. 

The 2024 Cascadia Educational Conference, will be held at Salishan Coastal Lodge in Gleneden Beach, Oregon.

Salishan is located right along Highway 101.
Approximate travel time from:
  • Seattle – 4.5 hours
  • Portland – 2 hours
  • Spokane – 7.5 hours
  • Eugene – ~2 hours
Closest major airports – Portland and Eugene
Amtrak stops at Portland

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 before or on February 16, there is a $75 administrative fee for regular attendees and $200 administrative fee for hosted buyer.

If you cancel from February 17 to the concert 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 Tara Hendrickson, CMP (Oregon) or Angel Hansen, CMP, CMM (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.

PNW resort/business casual dress is appropriate for all conference functions.  Please note that you will be walking outside under covered walkways between the meeting spaces and guest rooms.  You might consider dressing in layers and wearing sensible footwear!  Feel free to “glam it up” for the Gala Dinner on Monday evening.

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

Click here for the Know Before You Go Email sent out on February 26, 2024

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