The 2017 Conference will be held on June 9 and 10 at the Three Rivers Convention Center in Kennewick, WA.

The hotel is across the street from the Three Rivers Convention Center where the 2017 Training Conference will be held.

The Hilton Garden Inn, Kennewick, WA.

Contact the Hilton hotel (509-735-4600) for reservations. Group reservation name: National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association. 


USA TEL: +1-509-735-4600 FAX: +1-509-735-4601






The Washington State Federation Executive Board voted to provide a $65 scholarship,
which covers the cost of registration and the banquet, to all
NARFE WSFC Federation members who attend this training conference.
Non-members will still be required to pay the $65 registration and banquet fee.

"We have a full schedule planned for you.
Topics include the 115th Congress, Strategic Planning Team/Committee reports,
Membership Retention, Online Reports Module (ORM),
the National Website and Service Officer." Rich Wilson
More information will be coming soon.  

The 2017 Region IX Conference will be held in the Tri-Cities area on 9 and 10 June, 2017.

The conference hotel is the Hilton Garden Inn,
701 North Young Street, Kennewick, Washington, 99336,
USA TEL: +1-509-735-4600 FAX: +1-509-735-4601

The hotel is across the street from the Three River's Convention Center and Springhill Suites.

The cost is $102/night ($116 with taxes) and breakfast has been successfully negotiated for our members (the normal breakfast+room rate is about $144/night). Hilton Gardens Inn will be providing an electronic registration link that can be included in the registration form.  If you want to check out the facility, information is available - click this link. Reservations must be made no later than 19 MAY to get this room rate. 

The block of rooms at the reduced cost is availble between 8 and 11 June, in case someone wants to stay aa few more days. If you will be staying longer, nancy is working with the Visitor Center in Tri-Cities for information books and local discounts. 

More information will be following soon!

In 2010, the decision was made to hold, or support a Region IX Training Conference every two years for NARFE members from Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and Alaska.
The first of these conferences was held in Ellensberg, WA in June 2013.  The second took place in Clakamas, Oregon in 2015.