2017 Annual Marketplace

The 2017 WSIA Annual Marketplace is September 10-13 in San Diego. The Annual Marketplace provides opportunities for networking as well as special leadership workshops and  WSIA’s Next Generation panel discussion. Annual Marketplace also features the Association’s Annual Business Meeting, and a time to honor WSIA award winners as well as a keynote speaker as part of the E.G. Lassiter Lecture Series, sponsored by the Derek Hughes/NAPSLO Educational Foundation.

Registration for the next Annual Convention will open in June 2017.

Schedule at a Glance

All functions located at the Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego unless otherwise noted below. 
* Please note: schedule subject to change*

Sunday, September 10

5:00 – 8:30 p.m. Marketplace Packet Pickup/On-site Registration 
  Harbor Foyer - 2nd Level
   
  Information & Courtesy Desk
  Marriott Lobby - Lobby Level

Monday, September 11

7:30 - 9:00 a.m. Breakfast Buffet offered in Brokers’ Lounge and Club 
  Seaport and Harbor Ballrooms - 2nd Level
   
7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m. Marketplace Packet Pickup/On-site Registration 
  Harbor Foyer - 2nd Level 
   
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Information & Courtesy Desk
  Harbor Foyer - 2nd Level 
  Marriott Lobby - Lobby Level 
   
7:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Brokers’ Lounge and The Club 
  The Club - Harbor Ballroom - 2nd Level 
  Zones 1-3 - Seaport Ballroom - 2nd Level 
  Zone 4 - Grand Hall B - Lobby Level 
  Zone 5 - Marina Ballroom - Marriott, 3rd Level 
   
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon Buffet offered in Brokers’ Lounge and Club
  Seaport and Harbor Ballrooms - 2nd Level 
   
2:00 - 3:30 p.m. WSIA’s Next Generation Leadership Workshop 
  (open to all members)
  Location TBD
   
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. Happy Hour in Brokers’ Lounge 
  Zone 2 - Seaport Ballroom - 2nd Level 
   
5:30 - 7:30 p.m. Opening Reception
  Marriott Ballroom 

Only On/Off-site functions and meetings allowed at the Marketplace hotels prior to 5:30 p.m. Off-site functions are allowed after 7:30 p.m.
Please schedule transportation to off-site venues after 7:30 p.m.
WSIA's complete On/Off-site meetings policies are available here

Tuesday, September 12

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.  Breakfast Buffet offered in Brokers’ Lounge and The Club 
  Seaport and Harbor Ballrooms - 2nd Level 
   
7:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. Marketplace Packet Pickup/On-site Registration 
  Harbor Foyer - 2nd Level 
   
  Information & Courtesy Desk 
  Harbor Foyer - 2nd Level 
  Marriott Lobby - Lobby Level 
   
7:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  Brokers’ Lounge and The Club  
  The Club - Harbor Ballroom - 2nd Level 
  Zones 1-3 - Seaport Ballroom - 2nd Level
  Zone 4 - Grand Hall B - Lobby Level 
   
Noon - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon Buffet offered in Brokers’ Lounge and The Club
  Seaport and Harbor Ballrooms - 2nd Level 
   
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. WSIA’s Next Generation Panel Discussion  
  (open to all members) 
  Location TBD 
   
4:00 - 5:30 p.m. WSIA’s Next Generation Reception 
  (open to all members) 
  Location TBD 

Only On-site functions and meetings at the Marketplace hotels allowed prior to 7:30 p.m. 
Off-site Functions allowed after 7:30 p.m. Transportation to off-site venues may start at 7:30 p.m.
WSIA's complete On/Off-site meetings policies are available here.

Wednesday, September 13

7:30 - 9:00 a.m.  Breakfast Buffet offered in Brokers’ Lounge and The Club 
  Seaport and Harbor Ballrooms - 2nd Level 
   
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Marketplace Packet Pickup/On-site Registration  
  Harbor Foyer - 2nd Level 
   
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Information & Courtesy Desk 
  Harbor Foyer - 2nd Level 
  Marriott Lobby - Lobby Level 
   
7:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Brokers’ Lounge and The Club
  The Club - Harbor Ballroom - 2nd Level 
  Zones 1-3 - Seaport Ballroom - 2nd Level 
  Zone 5 - Marina Ballroom - Marriott - 3rd Level
   
9:00 - 10:30 a.m. General Session, Presidential Address and Annual Business Meeting
  E.G. Lassiter Lecture Series, presented by the Derek Hughes/NAPSLO Educational Foundation 
  Grand Hall B - Lobby Level 
   
Noon – 1:00 p.m.
Luncheon Buffet offered in Brokers’ Lounge and The Club
  Seaport and Harbor Ballrooms - 2nd Level