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Gulf Coast Chapter

The Gulf Coast Chapter of WEDA represents Alabama, Florida (West Coast), Georgia (Western), Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas.

2017 Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

When:
Tuesday November 7, 2017

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Thursday November 9, 2017
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Where:
Mobile Convention Center

One South Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602

Preferred Hotel:
Renaissance Riverview Plaza
64 S Water Street
Mobile, AL 36602
(251) 438-4000

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Location:
The meeting will be held at the Mobile Convention Center, which is connected to the Renaissance Hotel. The Renaissance Mobile Riverview Plaza Hotel is located in downtown Mobile and creates a setting that blends style and elegance. Visit historic destinations such as Museum of Mobile, then enjoy the exciting restaurants and the live music of downtown. When it's time to refuel, treat your taste buds to a mouthwatering meal at The Harbor Room. For a relaxing environment with signature cocktails, live music and outdoor seating, visit Fathoms Lounge. 

General Information:
The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association is conducting its annual meeting on November 7-9, 2017 at Mobile Convention Center in downtown Mobile, AL. The meeting will provide a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource agencies, contracting, and manufacturing, will attend to discuss dredging economics, benefits, technologies and current issues.

SAME will be hosting a Golf Tournament at the Magnolia Groves Golf Course on Tuesday, November 7th. There will be a cocktail party afterwards at the renaissance hotel later that same evening from 6-8.  The meeting will start Wednesday, November 8th at the convention center and then we will have another cocktail party at the Maritime Museum that will start at around 4:30 that afternoon (November 8th). On Thursday, November 8th there will be more sessions at the Convention Center.  

Sponsorship Opportunities: View tiers & benefits
If you are interested in being a corporate sponsor or have any questions, please contact Trey Taylor for details at: President@WedaGulfCoast.org

Exhibitors:
$300 per exhibition space. 10 spaces available. 

Hotel Reservations:
Book your reservations at the Renaissance Hotel prior to October 8, 2017 for the special WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter group rate of $119 per night. To make a reservation, click here to book the group rate for the WEDA Gulf Coast Meeting online or call (251) 438-4000 and make sure to ask for the WEDA group rate.

Registration:
The registration page is currently being set up and the link will be posted here once available.

WEDA Member: $200
Non-Member: $250
USACE: $75

If you have any questions, please contact any of the Gulf Coast Chapter Board Members listed on this page. On behalf of the Gulf Coast Chapter Board, we look forward to seeing you in Mobile this November!

Trey Taylor
President, Gulf Coast Chapter
president@wedagulfcoast.org

 

 

2016 Gulf Coast Chapter Annual Meeting

The Gulf Coast Chapter of the Western Dredging Association conducted its annual meeting on November 16, 2016 at the Hotel Galvez in Galveston, Texas. The WEDA Gulf Coast Chapter Board would like to thank all of our sponsors, speakers and attendees for making the meeting a HUGE success! The meeting provided a forum for the exchange of information of interest to the dredging industry and its associates. Representatives from all areas of the industry, including regulatory, resource agencies, contracting, and manufacturing attended to discuss dredging economics, benefits, technologies and current issues. To view the presentations from the meeting, please click on the appropriate link in the download library below.

To view photos from the conference, click HERE to visit WEDA's Flickr webpage photo album.

In the News

Click HERE to read article from the Port of Houston regarding the 2016 Gulf Coast Chapter Meeting in Galveston.

Gulf Coast Chapter Download Library