Join us in Seattle during PNWER's Economic Leadership Forum from November 17-19, 2019 for our "Working Waterfront and Maritime Innovation Tour."

Delegates at the Economic Leadership Forum will explore the dynamics of global trade and its impact on the region during this chartered Argosy tour of Elliot Bay. Hear from port leaders and learn more about the impact of changing global trade patterns, intermodal transportation linkages, the impact of tariffs on trade, and how the region is leading the charge in maritime innovation.

Participants will hear from:
  • Rear Admiral Anthony J. Vogt, Commander, Thirteenth Coast Guard District, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Commander Nathan Menefee, Chief, Prevention Department, Sector Puget Sound, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Linda Styrk, Executive Director, Puget Sound Pilots
  • Dave Gudgel, CEO, Clipper Vacations
  • Joe Ritzman, Vice President, Business Development, SSA Marine
  • Port of Seattle (invited)
  • Washington State Ferries (invited)
  • Holland America/Princess (invited)
*Additional speakers may be added or changed.
Thank you!
To learn more about PNWER's Economic Leadership Forum, visit the website at for information on accommodations , sponsorship opportunities , and more.
Below is a peek at what you might see on the "Working Waterfront Tour."
*Pictures taken by PNWER's Matt Morrison and Brandon Hardenbrook on their recent United States Coast Guard Maritime Tour and Roundtable.