2022 Maritime Industry Economic Forecast Breakfast rocks Lumen Field

With over 270 industry leaders in attendance, the 10th Annual Maritime Economic Forecast Breakfast at Pacific Marine Expo was a tremendous success.


For the past 10 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. 


Special thanks to our speakers for an incredible program:

U.S. Coast Guard Update - Vice Admiral Paul Thomas, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, Washington, 


Fishing - Andy Wink · Executive Director, Bristol Bay Regional Seafood Development Association

Shipping - John Wolfe, NW Seaport Alliance, Dustin Stoker, President, Husky Terminal and Stevedoring and Dana Brand, General Manager, SSA Marine in a discussion.

Port of Seattle Update - Commission President Ryan Calkins

Workforce Development - Washington State Maritime Workforce Development Plan: Ann Avary, Director, Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing & Technology


Program Participants

Tosca Pinder, President, Seattle Propeller Club

Eugene Wasserman, President, North Seattle Industrial Association

Eleanor Kirtley, Senior Program Manager, Green Marine

Heather Haugland, Senior Consultant, McKinley Research Group

Bob Callahan, Pacific Marine Expo Show Director 


A HUGE shout out to our amazing sponsors:

Presenting Sponsors

Port of Seattle, Seattle Propeller Club and King County Maritime


Gold Breakfast Sponsors

Columbia Bank, Compass Courses, Foss Maritime, Crowley,  The Groundfish Forum, Holmes Weddle Barcott, Matsuda & Associates, the Northwest Center of Excellence for Marine Manufacturing and Technology,  The Northwest Seaport Alliance, the Port of Seattle’s Fishermen’s Terminal, the Port of Seattle Maritime Operations, SSA Marine and the City of Seattle’s Office of Economic Development.


Silver Sponsors

Argosy Cruises, Global Diving, Newfront, Pacific Marine Expo/Diversified Communications, and Vigor.


Presenting Organizations

Seattle Propeller Club, North Seattle Industrial Association, the American Waterways Operators, Marine Exchange of Puget Sound, Northwest Marine Trade Association, Pacific Merchant Shipping Association, Seattle Marine Business Coalition and the Transportation Institute.


Download the speaker PowerPoint here:

2022 Forecast Breakfast PowerPoint
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Microsoft Power Point presentation [63.6 MB]


Special thanks:

Diversified Communications

National Fisherman Magazine

Pacific Marine Expo


King County Maritime Sponsors:

Supporting Organizations

North Seattle Industrial Association

Seattle Marine Business Coalition

Northwest Marine Trade Association

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