Annual Convention Brochure Mailed To Membership; Registration Now Open

Registration is now open for the WICA 2019 Annual Convention. Please join WICA at the Hotel Terra in Teton Village in Jackson Hole, Wyoming from Sunday, September 15, 2019 through Tuesday, September 17, 2019. Our featured keynote speaker, George Hedley will engage attendees in his session “Get Your Construction Business To Grow And Profit.”  WICA has a well rounded lineup of speakers with attendees able to choose the topics that interest them most. Ted Angelo’s seminar will focus on “Building a LEAN Organization” while our final seminar will give attendees a choice between “Tool Technology And Solutions For Those That Make The World, A Look At Stanley Black & Decker” with Joe Marchant or “Sell More Than Price” with George Hedley. In addition to these timely topics, WICA members will get to participate in many social activities including the opening reception, president’s reception/dinner and optional activities including a golf tournament at the base of the Grand Tetons and a Scenic Snake River Float spouse program.  

WICA members should have received a brochure in the mail detailing the convention schedule as well as instructions for registration and hotel reservations. Hotel reservations can now be made online by clicking on the link below or calling 1-866-935-8938 and using the group name WICA Annual Convention. The WICA Room Rate is $249/night plus taxes and fees. The deadline to book a room and register with WICA is Thursday, August 15, 2019, but we strongly encourage members to make reservations now as the room block may sell out. Additionally, please be aware of Hotel Terra’s deposit and cancellation policy which is more stringent than many hotels we have stayed at in the past.  For more details on the convention please download the WICA Convention Brochure below.  If you have any questions please contact the WICA office at (801)364-0050 or email Jennifer Bergman.


Register Today For The Pacific Northwest Golf Tournament

Registration for the WICA 2019 Pacific Northwest Golf Tournament is now open! Join us for beautiful day in Auburn, WA. The tournament will be held on Friday, July 12, 2019 at Washington National Golf Course. The day will begin with a 7:30 AM shotgun start followed by lunch and a short awards ceremony. Registration costs are $125 for members and $175 for non-members. 

Registration fees include green fees, cart rental and lunch/awards ceremony attendance. Hole sponsorships are also available for $300 for members and $350 for non-members. Registration will be open until Wednesday, July 3, 2019. 

As always, the tournament is a great way to meet and network with other members of the association and enjoy a beautiful day in Washington. If you have any questions or requests please contact

Jennifer Bergman at (801)364-0050 or email


WICA Fishing Derby Returns For 2019

WICA Fishing Derby

Back by popular demand, the Oregon Salmon Fishing Derby will launch again in 2019 on the Columbia River on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24. This year, attendees will be joined by special guest Dave Calhoun of Outdoor GPS available on NBC Sports Northwest! He will be broadcasting live for both days of the WICA Fishing Derby.  Registration is now open and will be $737 per person for both days which includes guides, equipment, food, beverage, and gratuity. Attendees must acquire an Oregon or Washington Fishing License as they will not be available for purchase on the boat. They can be purchased online at Space is limited with a maximum of 30 attendees and will close once registration sells out or on Friday, August 2, whichever comes first.

Listed below are suggested accommodations that are within close proximity to where the group will be meeting both days.

Astoria Riverwalk Inn | 503.325.2013 |
Salt Hotel | 360.642.7258 |
Seaview Motel | 360.642.8008 |
Heidi’s Inn Ilwaco | 360.642.2787 |

Due to the Long Beach Kite Festival being held this same weekend, we anticipate that hotels will fill up quickly.  Consequently, Robert Jeffries has reserved a handful of hotel rooms at Salt Hotel and Heidi’s Inn Ilwaco for our group.  Please contact Robert Jeffries by July 29th at if you’d like to utilize one of these rooms.

Additionally, retired WICA Member Curt Holdt has graciously opened his Ilwaco home to members for the Fishing Derby and will host a barbecue and cocktail party each night.  Attendees that have not already made arrangements to stay at Curt Holdt’s home are invited to bring a cot and sleeping bag if they wish to stay on the property. Also, there is space to park a RV on the property for anyone willing to bring an RV.

If you have any questions with accommodations contact Robert Jeffries at or Curt Holdt at Registration can be completed online by following the link below. If you need assistance with registration please contact Jennifer Bergman in the WICA Office at (801)364-0050 or