Know Before You Go - Get Ready for #NAFOA2019


Know Before You Go - Get Ready for #NAFOA2019

April 9, 2019

Helpful Information for #NAFOA2019 

Enhance your #NAFOA2019 Conference experience by completing these (easy) tasks before heading to Portland.
  1. Connect with us online
    • Follow NAFOA on social media. 
    • Follow and tweet at us using the hashtag #NAFOA2019.
  2. Download the mobile app (everyone registered for the conference received an email with download instructions).
    • Using the app, identify (at least) three people you'd like to meet at the conference.
    • Review the exhibitor list in the app and jot down which booths you'd like to visit.
      • If there are specific companies you have your eye on, identify a few questions you'd like to ask them.
  3. Review the schedule
    • Select which breakout sessions you'd like to attend and add those sessions to the schedule in your mobile app.
  4. Practice your elevator pitch.
  5. Check out everything the Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront has to offer.
  6. Don't forget to pack:
    • Business cards
    • Comfortable walking shoes
    • A light jacket or sweater

Sheku Members and Supporters of NAFOA,

Welcome to Portland! Thank you for attending our 37th Annual Conference, and thank you to the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians, our gracious host tribe.

Hotel and Ground Transportation 

Conference Hotel 
Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront
1401 SW Naito Parkway
Portland, OR 97201
Ground Transportation
The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront is a 20-minute drive from the airport, with car, cab and shuttle service readily available.
  • Taxis are available outside of Baggage Claim. The approximate cost to the Marriott Hotel is $45 one-way.
  • Shuttle service is available from the airport to the hotel for $14 each way.
  • Uber and Lyft offer transportation services from the airport. Passengers can meet their app-based ride service in the Island 2 traffic lane located outside of baggage claim.
View the full Agenda

Conference Links

Register Online
Hotel & Travel Information