71st Annual Training Conference – Sept. 4 - 6, 2019

 71st Annual Training Conference & Trade Show

September 4 – 6, 2019

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Embassy Suites and Tower Bridge

Embassy Suites, Sacramento

Come join your peers in Sacramento for the 71st Annual Harbormasters Training Conference for three days of networking, learning and fun!

This year’s conference will feature expert presenters providing solutions for the issues that can make our lives miserable; a behind-the-scenes tour of the Sacramento Marina; visits with your legislators and regulators; plus great food and entertainment.

We’ll have experts at the conference who can help you address everything from sea level rise mitigation to preparing for the next large tsunami; from keeping your organization’s website  complaint with the ever-growing nightmare of state mandated regulations to understanding what is the best insurance package for your marina and tenants; from making the right hire to creating a high performance team. 

Get together with your friends and colleagues on Thursday night for the Annual Awards ceremony where outstanding members of the ports and harbors community are honored for outstanding and exceptional accomplishments.

Discuss upcoming harbor projects and find innovative solutions to persistent problems by taking time to visit the conference sponsors and vendors in the Trade Show area in the hotel.  They always share the latest technological advancements and help you find money-saving ways to get things done at your facility.

The Embassy Suites is extending special rates for conference attendees both before and after the conference dates.  Take advantage of the special rates to catch the Dave Mathews Band performing at the new Golden One Center on Saturday September 7.  The Golden One Center is a nine minute walk from the Embassy Suites.

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Old Sacramento, with all its attractions and restaurants, is just a few minutes walk from the Embassy Suites. Old Sacramento is the riverfront historic district, with Gold Rush-era buildings, cobblestone streets, and horse-drawn carriages. It’s home to numerous museums, including the Sacramento History Museum and the state Railroad Museum, which offers excursion train rides.

Check out the SAC Brew Boat for a unique experience. The Sac Brew Boat is a 30-foot-long boat, that is propelled by a large rear paddle which is powered by the pedaling of the riders! The Brew Boat can accommodate up to 16 guests, and there are 10 pedal stations surrounding a central bar, as well as room for 6 other non-pedaling passengers.  The Brew Boat embarks on daily cruises on the Sacramento River waterfront, adjacent to historic Old Sacramento.

Sacramento is the Farm-to-Fork Capitol of California.  Local restaurants utilize the abundance of regionally grown products to create a Farm-to-Fork freshness that’s unparalleled. Whether you’re enjoying a burger or an elegant dinner, local ingredients are on the table.


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