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2017 WADE Annual Educational Conference:

Innovate, Motivate, Integrate: Making a Difference

Main Conference Agenda

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Near Marysville: Indulge in the luxury and excitement of Tulalip. Experience impeccable service, unrivaled rewards and the most cash back of any Washington casino. The AAA Four Diamond Tulalip Resort Casino is among the premier destinations in Washington State offering luxurious accommodations, award-winning dining options, a rejuvenating spa, casino excitement and world-class shopping at outlets next door.

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Tulalip Resort Casino General Information

10200 Quil Ceda Boulevard, Tulalip, WA 98271


Call resort for information on shuttles from airports to resort


Free parking for guests, & Free Wi-fi


Main Conference: FRIDAY APRIL 21st - SATURDAY APRIL 22nd 

daily buffet lunch is included in main conference.

Pre-conference: Thursday April 20th  from 2 pm - 5 pm

pick one of two workshops available.

Registration Costs:

2017 WADE Annual Conference Fees - April 21st & 22nd

                          Register Before March 20th  On/After March 20th 
Full  (Fri & Sat) conference fee*
WADE/AADE members        $225 $250
Non AADE members        $250 $275
Full time students/interns**        $100          $125
One Day - Friday OR Saturday*
WADE/AADE members        $130 $155
Non AADE members        $150 $175
Full time students/interns**        $ 80           $100                 

* Refund minus $50 cancellation fee available before March 20, 2017. On or after March 20, 2017 sorry, no refunds.

**Scholarships available, see below. 

2017 WADE Pre-conference Workshop Fees - Thursday, April 20th

Register Before March 20th  On/After March 20th 
WADE/AADE Members    $50    $65
Non AADE Members    $65    $80
Full time students/interns***    $30    $45

*** Full time students: To receive discount code, before registering, please email with your name, proof of being a full time student (such as current class schedule), the days you want to attend, and whether you are a WADE member. 

Location Details:

Tulalip Resort Casino

With styling that clearly pays homage to the rich diverse history and culture of the Tulalip Tribes, ten floors and 360 guest rooms took another huge leap forward in guest satisfaction, future-proofed technologies, and luxury interiors with our newly renovated rooms in 2016. Guests will love simple additions like in-room refrigerators, LED reading lamps, and USB power outlets throughout the room: as well as new heating and cooling controls, no-fog mirrors, and additional comfort seating. User friendly technology like Blue Tooth enabled Media Hubs, 55” 4K OLED Smart TV’s, and a new instant-access high speed WIFI web means you remain connected like no other hotel in the Pacific Northwest. Luxury abounds with polished stone surfaces, oval vessel sinks, designer walls of glass tile, museum quality artwork, and soft surfaces that envelope your every sense whether walking barefoot across woven wool carpeting, or surrounded by down bedding atop our custom made beds. Discover the perfect blend of contemporary style and authentic Pacific Northwest culture at our award winning, and AAA-Four-Diamond-rated luxury resort casino, just 30 minutes north of Seattle, Washington.

Speaker Information:

Speakers for the 2017 WADE Conference