2020 Spring Meeting

Wednesday, May 13 - Thursday, May 14

AWB’s Spring Meeting at The Davenport Grand Hotel is the annual gathering where Washington employers come together to gain new insights into the economic and policy issues that impact their business. It’s also a chance to network with other dynamic business leaders.

Join the AWB room block by reserving your room HERE.

*AWB's room block is for May 11-13. If you attempt to book a night outside one of these nights it will show “no availability.” To reserve a room with that criteria please contact the hotel via: reservation phone: 509.458.3330 ask for Grand Reservations and let them know you’d like to join the “Association of Washington Business Room Block” for the nights you’d like.

Don't miss these speakers in Spokane this spring

We are excited to announce these dynamic speakers will join us for Spring Meeting, May 13-14 in Spokane.

photo of Amy WalterLUNCH KEYNOTE
Amy Walter - political analyst, national editor of The Cook Political Report and host of WNYC's The Takeaway Fridays.

photo of Heidi HeitkampDINNER KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Sen. Heidi Heitkamp - first female senator elected from North Dakota (2013 – 2019).

photo of Paul Ryan
The Honorable Paul Ryan - 54th speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (2015 to 2019).


Monday, May 12

5:30 - 7:30 pm
Young Professionals Reception Steam Plant

Tuesday, May 13

10:30am Registration Opens
Opening Remarks
General Session #1

Breakout Sessions

2:30 - 3:15pm
Business Track Session #1
  Policy Track Session #1
  Leadership Track Session #1
3:20 - 4:05pm
Business Track Session #2
  Policy Track Session #2 
  Leadership Track Session #2
4:10 - 5:00pm
Business Track Session #3
  Policy Track Session #3
  LeadershipTrack Session #3
Afternoon Adjourn
Member Reception
Dinner Keynote
  Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, first female senator elected from N. Dakota (2013-2019)
  The Honorable Paul Ryan, 54th speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (2015-2019)
Dessert Reception

Wednesday, May 14

Breakfast Buffet
Board Meeting
  AWB members only

11:00am Board Meeting Adjourn


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Photography Notice

Be aware that by participating in AWB's event, “Spring Meeting,” you are automatically authorizing The Association of Washington Business (hereinafter “AWB”) and its employees, agents and assigns to use your name, photograph, voice or other likeness for purposes related to the mission of AWB, including but not limited to publicity, marketing, websites, other electronic forms of media, and promotion of AWB and its various programs.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

We know your plans are never set in stone. Refunds of AWB's 2020 Spring Meeting registration fee, less an administrative fee of $50, will be made if notice of cancellation is postmarked no later than April 22, 2020. Registrants whose cancellation requests are postmarked after April 22, 2020, will NOT be entitled to a refund. Cancellation of registration for this event must be made either in writing and mailed to Association of Washington Business, 1414 Cherry St Se, Olympia, WA 98501, Attn: AWB Spring Meeting, or by email at events@awb.org. Substitute attendees are permitted.