Regional Leadership Conference 2018

  • Date(s): Wed, Oct 17, 2018 - Fri, Oct 19, 2018
  • Location: Suncadia Resort
  • Members: $1,020
  • Non-Members: $1,220
  • Additional Information: Price includes conference materials and meals ONLY. (this has been reflected in the registration price).

    NOTE: There was a fire at Suncadia Lodge early Monday morning that caused damage to the property. As a result, Suncadia is unable to accommodate our conference. However, we have moved the conference to the Tulalip Resort Casino. Everything with the agenda schedule remains the same, only the location has changed. Please note the registration price DOES NOT include accommodations at Tulalip.
  • Questions: Contact Harry Cheema at 206-389-7215


NOTE: There was a fire at Suncadia Lodge early Monday morning that caused damage to the property. As a result, Suncadia is unable to accommodate our conference. However, we have moved the conference to the Tulalip Resort Casino. Everything with the agenda schedule remains the same, only the location has changed.

Please note the registration price DOES NOT include accommodations at Tulalip.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FINAL AGENDA

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Growing Smart, Growing Together

Growth is a natural phase in the lifespan of every great city, and we are at a pivotal time in the Seattle metro area. We have the opportunity today to channel our region’s economic and population growth for positive, lasting impact.

Join us at the Regional Leadership Conference (RLC), the Chamber’s premier event for our top business, government, and community leaders to explore how we can lean into growth as a strength for a sustainable, inclusive future.

CLICK HERE FOR THE FINAL AGENDA

Topics will include:

  • Regional Air Service
  • Our Economic Pipeline
  • Mobility and Housing
  • Inclusion: A Region for All of Us
  • Education and Workforce Development
  • The Local Political Landscape

Conference Goals:

  • Inspire business, government, and civic leaders to guide growth in ways that strengthen our economy and our communities.
  • Highlight national and international examples of how regions can successfully embrace rapid population growth.
  • Provide a unique networking opportunity, while having fun!
Featured speakers include:

  • Ben Anderstone
    Political Consultant
    Progressive Strategies NW

  • Diana Birkett Rakow
    Vice President of External Relations
    Alaska Airlines

  • Christina Blocker
    Managing Partner
    Archway Consulting Group

  • Ana Mari Cauce
    President
    University of Washington

  • Loren Cohen
    Managing Director
    McBride-Cohen Management Group

  • The Honorable Dow Constantine
    Executive
    King County

  • Sera Day
    Partner
    CD Strategic

  • The Honorable Roberto Dondisch
    Consul General
    Consulate of Mexico

  • The Honorable Jenny Durkan
    Mayor
    City of Seattle

  • Frank Foti
    CEO
    Vigor

  • The Honorable Cassie Franklin
    Mayor
    City of Everett

  • The Honorable Courtney Gregoire
    Commisisoner
    Port of Seattle

  • Hanson Hosein
    Director
    UW Communication Leadership

  • Brian McGowan
    CEO
    Greater Seattle Partners

  • Solynn McCurdy
    CEO
    Social Venture Partners

  • The Honorable Robert O'Driscoll
    Consul General
    Consulate of Ireland

  • Gary Pooni
    President
    Brook Pooni Associates

  • Andrea Reay
    President & CEO
    Seattle Southside Chamber
    of Commerce

  • Peter Rogoff
    CEO
    Sound Transit

  • Naria Santa Lucia
    Executive Director
    Washington State Opportunity Scholarship

  • The Honorable Dave Somers
    Executive
    Snohomish County


  • Marilyn Strickland
    President & CEO
    Seattle Metro Chamber


  • Kim Sullivan
    Vice President & Chief People Officer
    Kaiser Permanente

  • Aaron Terrazas
    Senior Economist &
    Director of Economic Research

    Zillow Group

  • Jennifer Wieland
    Principal & Seattle Office Lead
    Nelson\Nygaard

  • The Honorable Amy Walen
    Mayor
    City of Kirkland

  • Tony Williams
    Partner & Chairman
    Washington 2 Advocates

  • The Honorable Victoria Woodards
    Mayor
    City of Tacoma

  • David Zapolsky
    Senior Vice President,
    General Counsel & Secretary

    Amazon
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