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Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 12:00 PM

The Washington Association of County Officials (WACO) will hold our 61st Annual Conference this year in Tacoma, WA October 1-3. Since the earliest days of gathering in the late 1950s, to beginning regular operations in 1960, to today, WACO is proud to represent excellence in county government. Where will this conference be held? This year, County Officials from across the state will be gathering October 1-3, 2019 at Hotel Murano in Tacoma, Washington. Room reservations using the WACO block must be made by September 9. DRAFT AGENDA SUBJECT TO CHANGE How much does it cost to register? This year there are two basic VENDOR packages: Option 1 (cocktail table, one attendee) $900 Option 2 (full table, one attendee) $1,000 Additional attendees register at non-member conference registration rate of $425 In addition to vendor tables we have a number of SPONSOR opportunities. All sponsorships are printed in the booklet, placed online, and receive one free conference registration. If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the 2019 confernce please email: info@countyofficials.org The options currently available are: Conference Patron $15,000 – Hour long info session – space and av capabilities provided. Also help with creating an invite list, and premium placement in promo materials in print and online. Keynote Sponsor $7,000 – Sponsor of the keynote session – sponsor receives 10 minutes to address the membership and/or present audiovisuals. Full-page ad in conference guide. Banquet/Receptions $5,000 – (two opportunities available) – Sponsor of the banquet/reception – sponsor receives 5 minutes to address the attendees. Half page ad in conference guide. Lunch/Breakfasts $3,500 – (six opportunities available) - Sponsor of a designated meal – sponsor receives 3 minutes to address the attendees. Quarter page ad in conference guide. Breakout Session $2,500 – (multiple opportunities available) - Sponsor of a breakout session – sponsor receives 2 minutes to address the attendees. 1/6 ad in conference guide. Lanyard Sponsor $1,500 – Sponsor logo printed on the badge lanyards. 1/6 ad in conference guide. Conference Guide Sponsor $1,500 – Full page add in the conference guide. Bag Sponsor $1,000 – Sponsor logo printed on the conference bag. 1/6 ad in conference guide. Wi-Fi $1,000 – Half page ad in the conference guide next to Wi-Fi instructions information. NOTE REGARDING PARKING: The self-parking rate of $8 a night applies only if you book a room with the WACO Conference room block. Vallet parking does not apply. VENDOR RULES AND REGULATIONS Please read carefully before submitting the Vendor Application. By registering as an Vendor you are indicating that you have read these policies and agree to adhere to them. Booth selection will be made on a first come, first served basis according to the date of receipt of registration and payment, unless you have registered as a sponsor, which will have priority placement. Exhibit booth layout and maps are subject to change. WACO reserves the right to adjust the map layout if deemed beneficial to Vendors and attendees. TERMS OF THE CONTRACT The following contract applies to the 2019 Washington Association of County Officials, hereto in referred to as WACO Annual Conference to be held at the Hotel Murano, 1320 Broadway. Tacoma, WA on Oct. 1-3, with exhibit space available on Oct. 2-3. Vendor Fees include: One attendee registration skirted table Power at the table Two chairs Listing in the 2019 WACO Annual Conference program (in accordance with the guidelines established by WACO) Contact list of registered conference attendees Fee does NOT include: Hotel accommodations Vendor Staff: All exhibit personnel must register and pay the registration fee as indicated in the Vendor packages. Badges are created according to the information submitted during the WACO Vendor Registration. Vendors and exhibiting staff must wear WACO identification badges while on the exhibit floor and when attending any WACO or WACO

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Tacoma, WA 98402

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