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News and Notices

Register Now for the PAW 2016 Spring Conference! »

Submitted December 15th, 2015

Registration is now open for the Planning Association of Washington’s 2016 conference, which will take place on April 20-22 at the Holiday Inn Hotel in Everett.  The conference committee is currently formulating educational and networking activities for the event, and it’s already shaping up to be quite the fulfilling experience.  The theme for the gathering is “Planning in an Age of Turbulence: Charting a Course for Success.”  To register, please proceed to the PAW 2016 Conference Registration webpage and follow the instructions.

You may also reserve a guest room at the Holiday Inn Hotel at 3105 Pine Street in Everett by calling 425-339-2000.  Just mention the PAW conference to receive a room at the discounted rate of $107 per night (plus tax).

If your firm or agency has an interest in participating as a sponsor for our 2016 conference, please review the PAW 2016 Conference Sponsorship Flyer.  Sponsorships are available for $1,000, which provides a number of benefits involving positive exposure for your organization, as explained in the flyer.

We look forward to seeing you this spring in Everett!

Renew or Establish Your PAW Membership for 2016 »

Submitted December 15th, 2015

The Planning Association of Washington is now offering the opportunity to renew or establish your membership in the organization for the 2016 calendar year.  PAW offers a variety of educational services on an ongoing basis, including our annual conference, “Land Use Boot Camps,” the “Planner Skills Camp,” and access to Western Planner resources.  Your membership in PAW allows you to take advantage of these services at a greatly reduced rate.  Please take a moment to register as a PAW member by visiting the 2016 PAW Membership webpage.  Thank you for your support of the oldest planning organization in the state of Washington!

Planning Association of Washington Quarterly Newsletter »

Submitted October 15th, 2015

In 2015, the Planning Association of Washington unveiled its new periodic newsletter to provide updates on PAW activities for our membership and others who have an interest in our operations.  Take a look at the latest information regarding our upcoming spring conference, the 2016 Land Use Boot Camps, and the organization’s new membership program by viewing the PAW Newsletter for December 2015.  And, as always, if you have any comments on this new service from PAW, please give us your feedback.

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