2019 District 7 Conference

Oct. 23 - 25, 2019
Friday Harbor (San Juan Islands), Washington


Set Sail for a New Destination 

If you are looking for a marketing and public relations conference with a destination that will inspire, rejunvenate and get you thinking about creating more compelling content, join your District 7 colleagues as they "Set Sail" for Friday Harbor, Washington this October.

Explore the San Juan islands, savor first class Northwest cuisine, learn about local history and engage in discussions and presentations around topics such as equity and inclusion, creating consistent customer experiences, photograpy, and how to put yourself in the right frame of mind for success.

Enjoy your stay at the Earthbox Inn and Spa in the heart of downtown Friday Harbor, just a short walk from the ferry landing. There are plenty of things to do and experience from browsing local art, to wine tasting, to whale watching. Come experience how the islands can spark your creativity, relax your mind, and help you become a better marketing and public relations professional.


Conference Fees

$249  Early Bird (paid by Sept. 13)
$299  Regular (paid after Sept. 13)

* Includes access to the full conference, two breakfasts, one lunch, welcome reception and Medallion Awards dinner.

Guest Tickets*
$60  Medallion Awards Dinner (for GUESTS only)

*Includes reception, dinner and awards presentation. Guest tickets for family, friends or special guests. The Medallion Awards dinner is included in conference registration fee for NCMPR members. 

Note: You must be a member of NCMPR before registering for the conference. Learn more about membership HERE.

CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellation and refund requests must be made in writing on or before Oct. 2, 2019. NCMPR will issue a refund of the conference fee, minus a $75 administrative fee. Email requests to the District 7 Director. Substitutions are gladly accepted. No refunds will be granted for requests made after the deadline. For special circumstances (family or medical emergencies) that arise after the deadline, NCMPR will issue a full refund with proper documentation.


James Walters
District 7 Director
Skagit Valley College, WA



Hotel Reservations

The room block at Earthbox Inn and Spa is full. A small block of rooms has been secured at Friday Harbor Suites, near the event location. See below for details. 

Earthbox Inn and Spa
410 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA  98250
Phone: (800) 793-4756 (reference NCMPR District 7 conference)

Room Rate: $129-159 per night* (plus applicable taxes)

Reservation Cutoff: Sept. 27

Additional Room Block
Friday Harbor Suites
680 Spring Street
Friday Harbor, WA  98250
Phone: (360) 378-3031 (reference NCMPR  James Walters)

Room Rate: $152 per night* (plus applicable taxes)

Reservation Cutoff: until sold out

NOTE: Room rates are based on room style and availability. A 10% non-refundable deposit is taken at the time of reservation at the Earthbox Inn and Spa with the remaining amount due at check-in. Cancellations must be made 10 days in advance of the conference or participant is responsible for the full reservation amount. 

NCMPR District 7 has blocked a limited number of rooms at the special group rate. This guarantees the rate but not availabiity. The room block may fill earlier than the deadline so make your reservation EARLY!


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