Economic Forecast Breakfast bring top leaders to Pacific Marine Expo

ABOUT THE BREAKFAST               


Join the Seattle Propeller Club, the Port of Seattle, North Seattle Industrial Association, the Seattle Marine Business Coalition, Washington Maritime Federation, Port of Seattle Marine Exchange of Puget Sound, Northwest Marine Trade Association, Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, and King County maritime businesses for the 2016 Maritime Industry Economic Forecast Breakfast at Pacific Marine Expo.  Corporate breakfast partners: American Seafoods, Compass Courses Maritime Training, Crowley Maritime, Economic Development Council of Seattle and King County, Foss Maritime, Harley Marine Services, Kane Environmental, Maxum Petroleum, Miller Nash Graham & Dunn, Pacific Fishermen Shipyard & Electric, Vigor and Washington Maritime Federation.


The purpose of the breakfast is to bring leaders together to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing the area’s workboat and fishing industries and to showcase our region’s important maritime industry.  Last year’s Maritime Industry Economic Forecast Breakfast attracted more than 300 top labor, business, local and federal government and community leaders. 


2016 Program

2016 Speakers

Rep. Rick Larsen (confirmed)

Roger Millar, Washington Secretary of Transportation (confirmed)

Fred Felleman, Port of Seattle Commissioner (confirmed)

Kurt Beckett, Deputy CEO, The Northwest Seaport Alliance (confirmed)

Joshua Berger, Washington State Maritime Sector Lead (confirmed)

Mark Gleason, Washington Maritime Federation Director (confirmed)


Economic Forecast Presentations

Modernization of the North Pacific Fishing Fleet (confirmed)

Update of Maritime Industry Cluster Study (confirmed)



Jerry Fraser, Publisher, WorkBoat and National Fisherman magazines (confirmed)




8 – 10 a.m., Friday, November 18, 2016

West Club Lounge

CenturyLink Field Event Center


To reach the West Club Lounge, you can either enter from the Occidental Street Entrance (just north of the Event Center) or via the Event Center Parking Garage Entrance at the north end of the 5th Floor.  We'll have directional signage for the event.


Following the breakfast, guests are invited to tour the Pacific Marine Expo, the West Coast’s largest commercial marine trade show. Your name badge will provide free admission.



$60 per ticket

Tables of 10 - $600


Checks payable to: Seattle Propeller Club.  We encourage you to invite elected officials and government staff to attend the breakfast and then to give them a tour of the Pacific Marine Expo show floor.  32% of the 550 PME exhibitors are based in King County!



Maritime Economic Forecast Breakfast

c/o Marine Exchange of Puget Sound

ATTN:  Polly Lynch

100 West Harrison Street, Suite S-560

Seattle, Washington 98119

(206) 443-3830 or



Gold Sponsorship - $1,000

10 tickets for a table at the breakfast with preferred table location, recognition by the breakfast emcee and company logo on the event PowerPoint presentation.  Company logo on a full page ad in Pacific Marine Expo program; on a banner in the Pacific Marine Expo registration area; on the King County Maritime website; and, on the brochure distributed at the breakfast.


Silver Sponsorship - $500

5 tickets for the breakfast with preferred seating, recognition by the breakfast emcee and company name on the event PowerPoint presentation. Company name on the brochure distributed at the breakfast and your logo on the King County Maritime website.


Sponsorship Details:

Ken Saunderson, (206) 282-6858 or


Special thanks:

Diversified Communications

Pacific Marine Expo


Get your FREE pass for the Pacific Marine Expo

Attendees of the 2016 Maritime Industry Economic Forecast Breakfast can register for Pacific Marine Expo for FREE. To receive your free pass click the link below, you will be taken to the official Pacific Marine Expo Registration page. Please fill out the registration form and look for your confirmation email in your inbox.


Pre-register to Save Time

Breakfast attendees who register for Pacific Marine Expo before the show will be able to pick up their badge at the breakfast check-in. If you are unable to register before the show you can use the promo code below to register for a free pass at the Expo November 17-19.




*NOTE: Registration for the 2016 Maritime Industry Economic Forecast Breakfast does not include registration to the 2016 Pacific Marine Expo, breakfast attendees must register separately to attend the Expo. 

Supporting Organizations

North Seattle Industrial Association

Seattle Marine Business Coalition

Seattle Propeller Club

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