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2022 ADS Annual Meeting Weekend, Register for the in-person event here!

Thursday, December 1, 2022, 5:00 PM until Sunday, December 4, 2022, 11:00 AM
The Crown Plaza Hotel Downtown Seattle
Hotel Booking Link
1113 6th Avenue
Seattle, WA  

(800) 227-6963
Additional Info:
Annual Meeting
Registration is required before Monday, November 14, 2022 at 12:00 AM
Payment in Full In Advance Or At Event
The Host Hotel is the Crowne Plaza Seattle Downtown at 1113 6th Avenue in Seattle, WA. Please make your reservations no later than November 1, 2022. 

All weekend events listed on the schedule below are accessible for the $250 registration fee. To purchase a separate Gala ticket, for entry to the ADS Awards Gala ONLY ($125), go back to the Calendar link and click on "Purchase ADS Awards Gala Ticket" that's listed on December 3, 2022.

Room rates are as follows: Single/Double Occupancy, $149/night ($20 for each additional person). ADS Members receive a 25% discount on parking. 

Booking Link for Hotel: ADS Annual Meeting 2022 If you would rather call to make your reservations, please make sure to tell the representative that you'd like the special rate for the ADS Annual Meeting. The hotel reservations phone number is (800) 227-6963.


Thursday, December 1
5-6pm Welcome Cocktail Party 
6-7pm Cocktails and crafting (make your own horse show ribbon ornament)

Friday, December 2
9am Silent Auction and ADS Club Basket Auction opens
9-10am Picnic Class with Gail Aumiller
10-11am Washington State Animal Response Team on Rescue Operations
11-12pm Dr. Rich Forfa

12-1pm Lunch at Host Hotel 
1-2pm Trailer Safety Tips & Troubleshooting with Shane Luft of Left Trailers
1-2pm Director's Education
3-7pm Touring Seattle (Ala Carte transportation-either light rail or Uber)
Dinner on own

Saturday, December 3
9am-10:30am Dr. Rich Forfa on Heat Stress
10:30-12pm Jen Verharen on the Psychology of Equestrian Sport
11am-12pm Regional Director's Education

12-1pm Lunch at Host Hotel 
1pm-4pm Annual Meeting of Members

6-7pm Pre-Gala Cocktail Hour, Silent Auction and ADS Club Basket Auction closes
7pm-9pm ADS Awards Gala, featuring Story Time with Natasha Grigg
Sunday, December 4
8am-11am ADS Board Meeting 
2pm-5pm Ala Carte Guided Tour of Boeing Museum of Flight ($25/pp plus transportation-Uber or light rail), with guide Reiner Decher (former Boeing engineer and husband of driver Mary Decher)
6pm No host dinner at nearby restaurant

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