Washington & Oregon Chapters Host Successful Annual Conferences

Last week the Washington chapter of the IAWP hosted its annual conference in Olympia, Washington. The theme of the 2016 event was Creating Opportunities for Success through People, Purpose and Passion.  More than 100 participants enjoyed networking events and a host of educational programs designed to support Washington’s workforce professionals in their work and careers.


Oregon Chapter Annual Conference

A day after the Washington conference, the Oregon Chapter convened its annual conference in Salem, Oregon.  Think. Learn. Adapt. was the theme in Oregon whose presentations focused on personal development, the needs of today and tomorrow’s workforce and managing change. The chapter recognized increased conference participation in 2016 and are also making significant headway in their efforts to increase membership.

Both chapters have established a strong organizations by focusing on the needs of its members, participation by state workforce leadership and utilizing technology to provide important resources to members.