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2019 WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter - Annual Conference

Dave Allen / Tom Cappellino

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10:00 PM (CST)

2019 WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter - Annual Conference

Ticket Information

Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
WEDA Members registration fee   more info Nov 21, 2019 $250.00 $0.00
Non-member registration fee Nov 21, 2019 $300.00 $0.00
USACE - Registration Fee Nov 21, 2019 $150.00 $0.00
COPRI Luncheon Only Nov 13, 2019 $50.00 $0.00
Golf Outing (Tuesday 11/12)   more info Nov 21, 2019 $60.00 $0.00
Golf Outing - 4 person team Nov 12, 2019 $200.00 $0.00
Exhibitor Registration
Exhibitor Registration (does NOT include any individual registrations so please register all exhibitors individually)
Nov 21, 2019 $300.00 $0.00
Full Page Ad Space in program Nov 13, 2019 $250.00 $0.00
1/2 Page Ad Space in Program Nov 13, 2019 $150.00 $0.00
1/4 Page Ad Space in Program Nov 13, 2019 $75.00 $0.00
Spouses Event Nov 12, 2019 Free $0.00

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Event Details

CONFERENCE AGENDA, Gulf Coast webpage & past presentations: 

  • November 12th
    • Golf Outing Moody Gardens Golf Course - view details
    • Texas Gulf of Mexico Sediment Harvesting Program meeting geared towards Dredging Contractors from 1:00pm - 5:00pm - view details
    • Early Registration at the San Luis Resort & Spa from 5:30 – 7:00pm
    • Welcoming Cocktail Party at the San Luis Resort from 6:00 – 8:00pm with light hors d’oeu-vres and open bar
  • November 13th
    • Registration opens at the San Luis Resort & Spa at 7:30am
    • Breakfast served from 7:30 - 8:30am
    • Spouse Event - Cooking Class from 10:30am - 2:00pm
    • 8:30am – Conference Opening
    • 11:30am – COPRI Luncheon
    • 6:00 to 9:00pm – The Big Event at Texas Seaport Museum / Tall Ship ELISSA
  • November 14th
    • Registration opens at the  San Luis Resort & Spa at 7:30am
    • Breakfast served from 7:30 - 8:30am
    • 8:30am – Conference Start
    • 11:30am - Lunch
    • Spouse Event - Yoga Class - 9:00am - 10:00am
    • 2:00pm – End of Conference

WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter event website.

Presentations from past meetings

 

HOTEL INFORMATION:

The WEDA hotel block is sold out at the San Luis Resort.  The San Luis Resort is also sold out of all other rooms.  There is a Holiday Inn Resort (409-740-5300) that is located adjacent to the San Luis Resort that has some rooms available.  We are working with them to get a block of rooms for the conference, but you are welcome to call in and reserve ahead of time.  There is also the Hilton Galveston Island Resort (409-744-5000) located 5minutes walking distance from the San Luis Resort that also has some rooms available.  Both of these locations also offer Per Diem rate for Government Employees. 

San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center - map & directions
5222 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, Texas 77551
(800) 392-5937

CONFERENCE FEES:

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

 

(1) Icebreaker with light hors d'oeuvres on Tuesday evening
(2) Breakfast & Lunch - Wednesday/Thursday 
(2) Coffee and snacks - Wednesday/Thursday
(1) COPRI Luncheon and Speaker on Wednesday
(1) The Big Event at Texas Seaport Museum / 1877 Tall Ship ELISSA

 

$250 - WEDA Members
$300 - Non-Member
$150 - USACE 
$50  -  COPRI Luncheon Only
$60  -  Golf Outing - view details
$200 - Golf Outing 4 person team

 

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES:

View tiers and benefits

The 2019 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. Dave Allen, President of WEDA – Gulf Coast Chapter, is your point-of-contact for all sponsorship opportunities. Dave's contact information is provided below: 


Dave Allen
President, WEDA – Gulf Coast Chapter
dallen@gldd.com

 

Please make sponsor checks payable to "WEDA Gulf-Coast Chapter" and remit to: 

 

WEDA - Gulf Coast Chapter
6630 Broadway
Galveston, TX 77552

 

EXHIBITOR SPACE:

The 2019 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 13 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 the conference. if you are interested in the Exhibitor Space, please contact Dave Allen at dallen@gldd.com .

 

ABOUT THE CONFERENCE:

The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 12-14, 2019 at the San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center. 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 to be held at the Moody Gardens Golf Course.

 

Entry Fee:
$60 per player / $200 for 4 person team 

Your entry fee includes brunch at registration, range balls, 18 holes of golf at Moody Gardens & motorized golf cart.

Platinum & Diamond sponsorships will be provided with one complementary 4-person team

  • Tournament Schedule
    • 11:00am Registeration and Brunch
    • 12:00pm: Shotgun Start
    • Award Ceremony to take place during the Icebreaker Social Event at the San Luis Resort
  • Format:
    • Tournament will be played in a scramble format with 4-person teams.
  • Awards
    • Team Awards (1st, 2nd, and 3rd)
    • Men’s Longest Drive
    • Women’s Longest Drive
    • Men’s Closest to the Pin
    • Women’s Closest to the Pin
  • Location:
  • Map and Directions:

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

Have questions about 2019 WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter - Annual Conference? Contact Dave Allen / Tom Cappellino

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San Luis Resort, Spa & Conference Center
5222 Seawall Boulevard
Galveston, TX 77551

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:00 PM - Thursday, November 14, 2019 at 10:00 PM (CST)


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