50th ANNUAL WMCA CONFERENCE

Red Lion Yakima

Convention Center

Spring Academy - March 17, 2020

Conference - March 18-20, 2020


2020 PRE-CONFERENCE INFORMATION

REGISTER EARLY AND SAVE!

Register by February 3, 2020 and save $25 for the Spring Academy and $50 for the annual conference.  Conference attendance earns 3 CMC “Experience” or 3 MMC “Professional Contributions” points. Pre-registration ensures that meals are ordered for you and that conference materials are ready. Go to www.wmcaclerks.org to register now!  Refunds must be requested no later than February 3 and registration closes February 17, 2020.

LODGING RESERVATIONS

Don't delay, make your reservations now!  Rooms are blocked until Monday, February 23, 2020 at $91/night for single or double run of the house plus tax. Reserve online or call Red Lion Yakima Center at 509-248-5900 and mention you are in the "WMCA" room block. Room cancellations must be made 24 hours in advance of arrival date.


SPRING ACADEMY AND

CONFERENCE SESSIONS

Register for Spring Academy on Tuesday, March 17th and learn “Ethical Leadership: How Committed Are We To Our Values?” brought to you by our very own Joann Tilton, NWCI Director. By completing this IIMC-sanctioned 6-hour class, you will earn 3 CMC or 3 MMC “Education” points after submitting a written assessment. Our conference will feature keynote speaker Steven Iwersen on Personality Jazz. The draft conference schedule is available in the link below.


Breakfast is on your own (available for purchase at the hotel) and lunch is included in the registration fee of $125 for the Academy. Please indicate medically necessary dietary needs during registration.


PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION AND

NEW ATTENDEE MEET & GREET

Tuesday night features a welcome reception with appetizers hosted by WMCA President Paula Swisher.  New attendees are invited to a Meet & Greet prior to the reception to meet fellow clerks and be partnered with a “conference buddy”.


CONFERENCE MEALS

Meals are included in the full conference registration fee. This year we will provide the following meals:


Wednesday: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Thursday: breakfast, lunch and dinner

Friday: breakfast is on your own

(available for purchase at the hotel)


Please indicate during registration if you have medically necessary dietary needs.  Guest(s) may join you for conference meals but must be ordered in advance. Please select those meals under “Guest Registration” on the registration form and include payment with your registration.  There is absolutely no outside food or drink allowed in the Conference Center


CONFERENCE ATTIRE & BANQUET INFO

Conference & event attire is business casual.  The majority of the conference activities are held in the conference center adjacent to the hotel. We recommend dressing in layers as you will be walking outside between buildings. For the annual banquet, come dressed for the beach (or wear whatever makes you comfortable; semi-formal optional).  DJ Scott Passey, City of Edmonds City Clerk, invites you to dance the night away after the banquet. 


AUCTION NIGHT

Included in Wednesday night’s dinner festivities, we’ll have an onsite event with fundraising activities including a live auction.  Please consider picking up an auction item to donate and help replenish WMCA’s scholarship fund! 



SCHOLARSHIP RAFFLES

A large assortment of gift baskets will be donated by our regional clerks associations.  All proceeds from the raffles & auction items are used for scholarships to attend WMCA and IIMC Annual Conferences, the Northwest Clerks Institute & Master Academy trainings.  Make sure to buy a few tickets and support our clerks' profecssional development!

Online Registration


Call To Conference PDF


Conference Schedule


Mail In and Guest Registration Form


Online Academy and/or Conference Registration is recommended. 

Payments can be made online or by mail.

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