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NASF 2022 Annual Meeting
September 19, 2022 - September 22, 2022
Click here to register online. Registration for the 2022 NASF Annual Meeting will open Wednesday, June 15. Take advantage of our early-bird special for $100 off State Forester/Former State Forester/General Attendee registrations now through July 31 with the code “EARLY22.” Please note online registration will close on September 9.
Click here to view the draft meeting agenda. The final agenda and information regarding the guest and field tours will be available at the registration site (linked above) at a later date.
LODGING AND TRAVEL
Click here to book your room at Skamania Lodge in Stevenson, Washington, at NASF’s group rate of $182/night. Reservations must be made on or before August 19 to guarantee this discounted rate. To make your reservation by phone, please call 844-432-4748 and reference the “NASF 2022 Annual Meeting.”
The resort is a 45-minute drive from the Portland International Airport (PDX). Taxi/Uber fare is approximately $125. There are several shuttle companies that serve PDX and western Oregon, as well as car rentals. Once you’ve checked in at the lodge, you’ll have access to complimentary wifi; a spa and fitness center; three scenic trails; tennis, basketball and volleyball courts; outdoor fire pits; bike rentals; and EV charging stations. Parking is also available.
Become a friend of forestry
Not able to sponsor or exhibit at this year’s meeting? Whether you attend the meeting or not, you can still show your support for state and private forestry! Meeting goers (and even those who can’t make it to Skamania Lodge in September) can support the 2022 NASF Annual Meeting with donations ranging from $100 to $1,250.
Friends of Forestry contributions will be recognized with signage prominently displayed in the most heavily trafficked meeting areas, like the onsite registration desk. To make sure your Friend of Forestry contribution is recognized, please make your donation via our meeting registration website no later than August 26.
Donate to the Silent Auction
One of the most beloved components of the state foresters’ annual meeting each year is the NASF Foundation’s Silent Auction. This annual event supports NASF’s work to represent state and private forestry interests in Washington, D.C., through a variety of meaningful programs. By participating in the Silent Auction, you ensure that your great state contributes to ongoing national initiatives that make a real difference for your forests at home.
Consider donating an item (or two, or three!) to this year’s Silent Auction. (Please note we cannot accept donations of alcohol this year.) You can either bring your Silent Auction item(s) with you to Skamania Lodge or ship the item(s) at least a week ahead of the meeting to:
Washington DNR Wildfire Division
Attn: Angie Lane
1111 Washington St. SE
Olympia, WA 98504-7037
Prior to mailing your item, please email (1) a brief description of your item, including any noteworthy information such as the item’s significance to your state, who made it, etc., and (2) its approximate monetary value to Katie Forman-Cook, the executive director for the NASF Foundation, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
BECOME AN EXHIBITOR OR SPONSOR
For more than a century, state foresters have worked to ensure the sustainable management of America’s forests. Trees meet every day needs for wood, paper, clean air, clean water, and outdoor recreation. Yet most Americans do not connect trees to their daily lives.
Fortunately, this is changing. Climate change, catastrophic wildfires, and a global pandemic have added forests to the list of topics discussed at dinner tables across the United States. Corporate initiatives, from Amazon to Walmart, are also recognizing the roles forests can play in creating more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable futures. And our federal government, evidenced most recently by the passage of the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, is making unprecedented investments in forest-based solutions. Forests are truly being rediscovered as America’s greatest renewable natural resource.
This year’s annual meeting will be held in-person. It is expected to attract upwards of 200 forestry and wildland fire leaders and will provide ample opportunity for speakers, vendors, and industry representatives to interact. Its general sessions will highlight new and exciting developments in the field of forestry and explore growth opportunities for wood product markets, sector partnerships, and emerging biotechnologies.
To become a meeting exhibitor or sponsor, please make your commitment by August 24, 2022. Exhibitor and sponsorship inquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
The fee to exhibit at this year’s annual meeting is $1,500. This fee includes one (1) complimentary meeting registration, one (1) exhibitor booth, and (1) one flyer and/or (1) one swag bag item for inclusion in the conference registration materials. Meeting registration includes all provided meals during the meeting and offers admission to all of the meeting’s sessions and the Field Tour. Each additional exhibitor registering for the meeting must purchase an “Additional Exhibitor Staff Registration” for $300.
Sponsorship Levels and Benefits
Starting at $15,000 — Opportunity to demonstrate product/service during regular programming (subject to pre-approval by NASF); Recognition in meeting program with full-page-sized logo or ad; Recognized as Walnut-level sponsor in promotional communications (including at least one press release); Exclusive sponsorship of any conference event (with signage denoting sponsorship); Up to two inserts in meeting materials packet; One exhibit space in prime location ($1,500 value); Four full conference registrations ($2,400 value)
Starting at $10,000 — Recognition in meeting program with half-page-sized logo or ad; Recognized as Chestnut-level sponsor in promotional communications (including at least one press release); Sponsorship of any event not reserved by a Walnut sponsor (with signage denoting sponsorship); Up to two inserts in meeting materials packet; One exhibit space in prominent location ($1,500 value); Three full conference registrations ($1,800 value)
Starting at $5,000 — Recognition in meeting program with quarter-page-sized logo; Recognized as Oak-level sponsor in promotional communications (including at least one press release); Sponsorship of one Coffee Break or Evening in Hospitality Suite (with signage denoting sponsorship); Up to two inserts in meeting materials packet; One exhibit space ($1,500 value); Two full conference registrations ($1,200 value)
Starting at $3,000 — Recognition in meeting program with quarter-page-sized logo; Recognized as Pine-level sponsor in promotional communications (including at least one press release); Up to two inserts in meeting materials packet; One exhibit space ($1,500 value); One full conference registration ($600 value)