Join fellow economic development, local government, port, business, tribal, education and community leaders from throughout Washington to learn and engage with expert speakers and professionals on the current state of Washington legislation pertaining to economic development and gain new tools and insights for economic development in your community. Event registration includes two days of sessions, two lunches, full breakfast and a special evening Legislative Reception at the Governor's Mansion.

  • WEDA members use promo code 'MEMBER' when you register to save an additional $15 per person (Not a member? Click here to join WEDA today!)
  • Women- and Minority-Owned Business Enterprises save 40%, use promo code 'WMBE'
  • Purchase 3+ tickets for your organization or company save an additional 20%, use promo code 'GROUP'
  • Limited scholarships available for students and retirees contact for more details. 
For assistance with registration, to pay by check, and for additional details on WMBE and multi-sale promo codes, and scholarships please contact


Conference registration does not include conference accommodations. The Hilton Garden Inn Olympia has rooms available. In order to receive our negotiated group rate,  please call the hotel directly at 1-360-236-9934, press "zero", indicate that you are in the WEDA Winter Conference group on February 5 & 6, and make your reservations no later than Friday, January 13, 2020. Rooms in our block is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. 

REFUND POLICY: In the event that you are unable to attend, WEDA is happy to extend a full refund of your conference registration fees on or before January 22, 2020, and a 50% refund thereafter. 

Venue Details
Hilton Garden Inn
2101 Henderson Park Lane Southeast, Olympia, Washington, 98501, United States