2022 Annual Conference

Seattle, Washington

October 22-26, 2022

Conference Details

Registration Cost:

  • Members: $950
  • Sponsors: Initial person is $2,500, additional sponsor attendees are $950 each

Guests can register to attend any or all of the dinners. Costs are as follows:

  • Saturday Night Reception: $100
  • Sunday Night Dinner Cruise: $125
  • Monday Night Murder Mystery Dinner: $125
  • Tuesday Night SkyView Observatory Dinner: $125
  • All dinners: $475

Seattle Marriott Waterfront
2100 Alaskan Way, Seattle, Washington 98121

Conference rate is $239 plus taxes and fees per night. Please book your hotel by September 30, 2022 to take advantage of this rate.

Book your group rate for the NPEA 2022 Annual Conference.


Cancellation Policy:

Cancellations must be submitted in writing to [email protected] for reimbursement accordingly:

  • Before October 7: Full Refund
  • After October 7: No Refund

Additionally, NPEA will not reimburse for air fare or hotel costs.

Conference FAQs

Who may attend the annual conference?
The annual conference is open to staff and trustees of state retirement systems that are paid up on their 2022 membership fees.
How do I know if my system has paid the annual membership fee?

Begin by checking with your accounting department. They should have a record of the payment. Or feel free to contact NPEA at [email protected].

Is there a limit on the number of attendees from each system?

There is no restriction on the number of attendees from any given system. Your membership fee covers all system staff/trustees; however, each attendee is required to pay the individual conference fee.

What is the conference fee for the 2022 Annual Conference?

The fees are as follows:

Attendees: $950

Guests of attendees: Guests are asked to pay only if they plan to attend the evening events. The cost is as follows:

  • Saturday Night Reception: $100
  • Sunday Night Dinner Cruise: $125
  • Monday Murder Mystery Dinner: $125
  • Tuesday SkyView Observatory Dinner: $125
  • All four events: $475

Sponsors: $2,500 for the initial attendee; $950 for each additional sponsor attendee

Do I need to register my guest now or can I wait?

In order to get an accurate food and beverage count, please register your guests by September 30, 2022.

When do I need to pay for my guest meals? Can I pay when I arrive at the conference?

Payment must be received by October 7.

What is the conference hotel and rate?

This year’s conference will be held at the Seattle Marriott Waterfront Hotel

2100 Alaskan Way
Seattle, Washington 98121.

The conference hotel rate is $239 plus taxes and fees per night.

How and when do I need to make hotel reservations?

Reservations are made directly with the hotel via the link provided on the NPEA website conference page. Reservations must be made by Friday, September 30, in order to receive the conference rate.

Do I have to stay at the conference hotel?
No. You can stay at any hotel of your choice, however NPEA has not negotiated rates at any other hotels and will not provide shuttle service to the conference hotel.
Does the conference hotel honor government rates?

NPEA has negotiated the lowest possible rate based on the type of organizations we represent.

What if I register and need to cancel? Can I get a refund of my conference fee?

Our cancellation policy is as follows:
Cancellations must be submitted in writing to [email protected] for reimbursement accordingly:

  • Full conference fee registration refund on/before October 7.
  • No refund after October 7.

Additionally, NPEA will not reimburse for air fare or hotel costs.

Does this cancellation still apply if I get sick for any reason, including COVID, prior to the conference?

The cancellation policy is the same for all types of cancellations.

What COVID safety precautions will be in place during the conference?

NPEA and the hotel values our attendee’s health and well-being. Masks will not be required, but attendees can wear masks if they choose. Masks will be made available by NPEA.

How do I make payment?

Payment can be made online or by PayPal, ACH, or check payable to NPEA
PO Box 105877
Jefferson City, MO 65110.