To help you navigate the annual conference, we have put together this list of the most common questions we receive. If you have a question that isn’t answered below, please contact Kristen Damazio, Regional Service Officer at


What are the dates of the 2019 Annual Conference?

The 2019 Conference “Building Bridges, Breaking Barriers – Leading the Way to Create, Expand and Improve Affordable Housing” will be held on Monday and Tuesday, April 29-30, 2019. There will also be post conference seminars on Wednesday and Thursday, April 31st and May 1st, 2019.

What is the date and time of the Regional Executive Board meeting during this conference?
The Regional Executive Board meeting will be Sunday, April 28th at 2 p.m.

How many people will be at the conference?
For the past for four years, we have had record breaking attendance at our conference.
2018 – 330 attendees (Seattle)
2017 – 243 attendees (Portland)
2016 – 293 attendees (Seattle)
2015 – 310 attendees (Portland)

How do I participate as a conference exhibitor or sponsor?

There are many ways to become involved as an exhibitor or sponsor at the PNRC-NAHRO Annual Conference. Information can be found on the Exhibitor & Sponsor page.

How do I book a room at the conference hotel?

The conference will be held at the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront. Rooms are $182/night and valet parking is $18 per car/per night.

Book your room online today!
Reservations may also be made by calling 1-877-901-6632.
Please refer to the PNRC-NAHRO Conference April 2019.


Do I have to be a member of PNRC to attend the conference?

You do not have to be a member of PNRC-NAHRO to attend our conference. If you are not a member, we do encourage you to join so you can receive our member benefits including a discounted conference registration rate especially for members. We believe that all housing industry professional can benefit from our conference programming.

Are any meals provided with my conference registration fee?

Conference registration includes breakfast, lunch, snack breaks on Monday and Tuesday as well as Monday’s cocktail reception.

Can I bring a guest to the meals and/or reception?

We strive to provide the lowest conference fees possible, therefore we do not have the ability to allow guests to attend our meals for free. If you have a guest that you want to bring to a meal or the reception, please contact Kristen Damazio at to pay for their meal.

Do I have to register for the conference if I’m presenting a session?

If you are presenting at the conference and plan to attend the rest of the confrence, you must register as a Speaker. If you are only attending during your session, please contact Kristen Damazio at to be registered as a Special Guest. Every person participating in the conference must be registered. Please check in at registration to receive your required nametag.