2018 Western Regional Conference- Attendee Registration

Tacoma, Washington
Tuesday, March 27, 2018

2018 Western Regional Conference- Attendee Registration
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 10:00 AM -
Friday, March 30, 2018 12:00 PM (Pacific Time)

Greater Tacoma Convention and Trade Center
1500 Broadway
Tacoma, Washington 98402
United States

Map and Directions

Keynote Speaker: Redmond Ramos

After losing his left leg in Afghanistan, Navy Corpsman Redmond Ramos, decided to motivate others. He has since competed in track and swimming internationally and on the CBS hit show, "The Amazing Race".

             Find out more about Redmond at "If Not Me, Then Who?"

Supersession Speakers: Adam Timm (The Healthy Dispatcher) and Nathan Lee (Denise Amber Lee Foundation)

To see other exciting speakers scheduled, click below:

 Click here for a copy of the Schedule at a Glance (now includes course descriptions and Instructor Bios!)

Registration Rates

Full Registration: Includes access to all conference events including lunch each day with the exception of breakfast and lunch Friday.

Early Bird   $275.00 valid through January 13, 2018.  
Standard    $295.00 January 13, 2018 through March 4, 2018.
Late            $320.00 beginning March 5 (payment required at time of registration).

If you are a technician primarily responsible for providing technical support (radio/electronics or IT) to a 911 PSAP or other public safety entity enter the discount code TECH to receive a 5% discount on your full registration. (Discount must be applied at time of registration).

Day Passes:

Tuesday                          $50.00 for Managers/Directors round-table

Wednesday/Thursday   $125.00/each for full access including lunch
                                        $50.00/each for exhibitor floor access only

Friday                             $100.00 for full access including breakfast

Host Hotels:

Hotel Murano:  Conference Rates from $179+taxes (single/double occupancy) to $199+taxes (quad occupancy) per night.  Reserve by March 5, 2018 to receive the conference rate.

Reserve at:  https://tinyurl.com/2018WRCMurano or call (866) 986-883 and ask for the “Association of Public Safety Communications Officials (APCO) Block” to receive the conference rate.

Courtyard by Marriott
Conference Rate $189.00+taxes per night.

Reserve by calling (800) 321-2211 and asking for the “Association of Public Safety Communications Officials Block” to receive the conference rate. 

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Downtown Tacoma
:  Conference rate= prevailing government rate as of arrival date.

Reserve by calling (253) 272-2434 and asking for the “Association of Public Safety Communications Officials Block” to receive the conference rate. 


If you are quoted a higher rate, are told the block is full, or have any trouble please email hotels@waapconena.org


Airport Transportation:

Capital Aeroporter offers shuttle transportation from SeaTac Airport to the Tacoma area.  Go to:  http://www.capair.com/tacoma_airport_shuttle to make a reservation.


Contact Information

Payment Instructions

  • For payment assistance or questions please contact:

    Richard Kirton
    APCO Treasurer

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