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2018 WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter - Annual Conference

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 1:00 PM - Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM (CST)

2018 WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter - Annual Conference

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
WEDA or SAME Members registration fee   more info Nov 21, 2018 $200.00 $0.00
Non-member registration fee Nov 21, 2018 $250.00 $0.00
USACE - Registration Fee Nov 21, 2018 $150.00 $0.00
S.A.M.E. Luncheon Only Nov 13, 2018 $30.00 $0.00
Golf Outing (Tuesday 11/13)   more info Nov 21, 2018 $90.00 $0.00
Exhibitor Registration
Exhibitor Registration (does NOT include any individual registrations so please register all exhibitors individually)
Nov 21, 2018 $300.00 $0.00
Platinum Sponsorship
o Includes conference attendance for 2 persons o Includes 2 rooms for the 2 nights of the conference o Includes spouse admission to conference and activities o Includes 24”-high company logo advertising in the conference area o Half page advertisement in the conference program.o Two free spots in the golf scramble
Nov 21, 2018 $4,500.00 $0.00
Diamond Sponsorship
o Includes conference attendance for 1 person ($200 value) o Includes 1 hotel room for the 2 nights of the conference ($360 value) o Includes 18”-high company logo advertising in the conference area o Quarter page advertisement in the conference program o One free spots in the golf scramble
Nov 21, 2018 $2,500.00 $0.00
Gold Sponsorship
o Includes conference attendance for 1 person ($200 value) o Includes 12”-high company logo advertising in the conference area o Company logo on the conference booklet logo page
Nov 21, 2018 $1,000.00 $0.00
Silver Sponsorship
o Includes company logo advertising in the conference area
Nov 21, 2018 $500.00 $0.00
Bronze Sponsorship
o Includes company logo advertising in the conference area
Nov 21, 2018 $250.00 $0.00

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Event Details

CONFERENCE AGENDA, Gulf Coast webpage & past presentations: 

  • November 13th
    • Golf Outing at Stonebridge Golf Club - view details
    • Early Registration at The ACE Hotel from 5:30 – 7:00pm
    • Welcoming Cocktail Party at The ACE Hotel from 6:00 – 8:00pm with light hors d’oeu-vres and open bar
  • November 14th
    • Registration opens at The ACE Hotel at 7:30am
    • 8:30am – Conference Opening
    • 12:00pm – S.A.M.E. Luncheon
    • 6:00 to 9:00pm – The Big Event at The WWII Museum https://www.nationalww2mu-seum.org/
  • November 15th
    • Registration opens at The ACE Hotel at 7:30am
    • 8:30am – Conference Start
    • 12:00pm – End of Conference

WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter event website.

Presentations from past meetings

 

HOTEL INFORMATION:

Reserve your room prior to October 22, 2018.to ensure you receive the WEDA group rate of $148 per night.

ACE Hotel New Orleans
Central Business District
600 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, LA 70130
(504) 941-9191

  • Check-in: November 13, 2018
  • Check-out: November 15, 2018

Clcik here to reserve you room at the ACE Hotel and enter group code 1811WESTDRED or call (504) 941-9191 and make sure to ask for the WEDA group rate.

 

 CONFERENCE FEES:

Fees include access to all functions including meetings, presentations and exhibitors and services throughout the conference.The fees also include the following meals and events:

(1) Icebreaker with light hors d'oeuvres on Tuesday evening
(2) Breakfast buffets - Wednesday/Thursday
(1) S.A.M.E. Luncheon and Speaker on Wednesday
(1) Big Event/Reception at the World War II Museum

$200 - WEDA or SAME Members
$250 - Non-Member
$150 - USACE
$30  -  S.A.M.E. Luncheon Only
$90  -  Golf Outing - details

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

View tiers and benefits

The 2018 Gulf Coast WEDA Conference is anticipated to be well-attended by a wide range of navigation stakeholders, including: dredging contractors, vendors, facility operators, shippers, Environmental Resource Agencies, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, etc. As such, the conference will provide a unique opportunity for your business to showcase its capability and support WEDA through sponsorships. Mr. Allen DuPont, Treasurer of WEDA – Gulf Coast Chapter, is your point-of-contact for all sponsorship opportunities. Allen's contact information is provided below: 
Allen Dupont
Secretary, WEDA – Gulf Coast Chapter
Allen.Dupont@gmail.com 

EXHIBITOR SPACE:

The 2018 Gulf Coast WEDA Conference has limited amount of Exhibitor Space available for contractors, vendors, etc wishing to showcase their company. Exhibitors will be provided access to the exhibition space on the morning of November 14 to set up booths and prepare for the event. Each Exhibitor Space will be provided a 3' x 6' space. The Exhibitor Spaces will cost a total of $300.00 for the duration of the conference and all exhibitors must also register for teh conference. if you are interested in the Exhibitor Space, please contact Allen Dupont at Allen.Dupont@gmail.com..

 

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:

The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 14-15, 2018 at the ACE Hotel New Orleans. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource agencies, contracting, and manufacturing, will attend to discuss dredging economics, benefits, technologies and current issues.


 

Golf Tournament

The Board of Directors of the WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter are pleased to announce the annual golf tournament for November 12, 2018 at Stonebridge Golf Club of New Orleans.

Entry Fee: $90

Your entry fee includes pastries and coffee at registration, range balls, 18 holes of golf at Stonebridge Golf Club of New Orleans, motorized golf cart, free drinks (including beer and alcohol), and lunch! Limited transportation to and from the ACE hotel, departing at 7:30am, will be provided by bus.

Platinum sponsorships will be provided with two free spots in the golf scramble

Diamond sponsorships will be provided with one free spot in the golf scramble

  • Tournament Schedule
    • 7:30am: Bus leaves from ACE Hotel
    • 8:00am: Registration
    • 9:00am: Shotgun Start
    • 1:00pm: Lunch and Awards Ceremony

 Additional information for all events can be found on the WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter event website.

https://www.westerndredging.org/index.php/regionalchapters/gulf-chapter

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ACE Hotel New Orleans
Central Business District
600 Carondelet Street
New Orleans, LA 70130

Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 1:00 PM - Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 1:00 PM (CST)


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