Economic Forecast Breakfast will bring top leaders to Pacific Marine Expo


For the past five years, business, labor, community organization and government leaders have attended the annual Maritime Industry Economic Forecast Breakfast. The breakfast provides a tremendous opportunity to address the opportunities and challenges facing the region’s maritime and fishing industries. It also serves to showcase the important contribution of the King County maritime and fishing industries to the region’s economy and quality of life. In 2016, nearly 350 people attended the breakfast.



Seattle Propeller Club, Port of Seattle, North Seattle Industrial Association, Seattle Marine Business Coalition and King County maritime businesses.



8-10 a.m., on Friday, November 17, during Pacific Marine Expo at the CenturyLink Field Events Center. Your breakfast includes free admission to the West Coast’s largest commercial marine and fishing trade show. Please register for the Expo to ensure you have a free name badge for the breakfast and the Expo.



VADM Fred Midgette, U.S. Coast Guard, Pacific Area Commander – confirmed


City of Seattle Mayor-Elect - confirmed


Tim Engle, President, Saltchuk – confirmed


Port of Tacoma Commissioner Clare Petrich, NW Seaport Alliance Update - confirmed


Workforce Development 2018

  • Washington Rep. Gael Tarleton - confirmed
  • Nicole Grant, Executive Secretary-Treasurer, M.L. King County Labor Council – invited
  • Sarah Scherer, Youth Maritime Collaborative, 2018 Maritime Intern Program - confirmed

The Economic Value of Alaska’s Seafood Industry Study – Andy Wink, The McDowell Group – confirmed


Program Participants

Joshua Berger, Director of Maritime, State of Washington

Susan Chesney, President, Seattle Propeller Club

Jerry Fraser, Publisher, WorkBoat and National Fisherman magazines

John Lockwood, President, Seattle Marine Business Coalition

Eugene Wasserman, President, North Seattle Industrial Association



General admission tickets are $65 each, with $650 for a table of 10. General admission tickets go on sale on October 12.


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. Logo will also be in mailings to promote breakfast attendance.


In addition, 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. Logo will also be in mailings to promote breakfast attendance.


In addition, company name on the brochure distributed at the breakfast and your logo on the King County Maritime website.


Please make checks payable to:

Seattle Propeller Club

ATTN: Polly Lynch

c/o Marine Exchange of Puget Sound

100 West Harrison Street 

Suite S-560

Seattle, WA 98119


For further information or sponsorship:

Ken Saunderson, Seattle Propeller Club Program Coordinator

(206) 282-6858


Special thanks:

Diversified Communications

Pacific Marine Expo


Get your FREE pass for the Pacific Marine Expo

Attendees of the 2017 Maritime Industry Economic Forecast Breakfast can register for Pacific Marine Expo for FREE. 


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.


Register today at

Supporting Organizations

North Seattle Industrial Association

Seattle Marine Business Coalition

Seattle Propeller Club

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