Visitor Convention 2009

SWI Convention 2009, Portland “EVERYTHINGS COMING UP ROSES”

October 21-25, 2009

Portland Hilton & Executive Towers
921 NW Sixth Avenue
Portland, Oregon

(Convention Invitations will be mailed out in April)


For hotel reservations call the Hilton Portland & Exe.Tower 503/226-1611or 800/445-0667
Make your hotel reservation under Silver Wings. Hotel rate deadline is Sept.18, 2009
Room rates $153.00 single or double/ plus 12.5% tax


Cruise on the WILLIMETTE RIVER aboard the PORTLAND SPIRIT SHIP Thursday Oct. 22, 2009
Willamette Falls Cruise: The New Frontier
“Willamt” to the hundreds of migrating Native Americans who came each year to fish for salmon at the Hyas Tye Tumwater, what we now call Willamette Falls. Enjoy a Pacific Northwest plated lunch — with dessert, coffee, tea and gratuity included — $40.00pp

The entrees are selected on board and the guests will have a choice of seafood, chicken or vegetarian options The order will be taken by cruise waitstaff.


BLUE STAR BUS leaves from airport to Portland from 4:20am –6:50pm WITHOUT reservations 7 days a week. Before or after these hours you must call for reservations 1/800-247-2272.

Shuttle pickup from PDX, outside from baggage claim, walk to Island #3, then walk to the left toward the sign that says “Scheduled Buses & Vans.”
Pick up at this location.

Reservations REQUIRED for ALL transportation from hotel to PDX a minimum 24hrs in advance.
Information also on website

ONE WAY CHARGE IS $11.00 special price to SWI members

TRI MET-MAX Traininto PDX from airport is located right outside baggage claim area. About 30 minute ride.
Senior (honor citizen) cost is 95¢ each way. Take Red Line into City get off at Pioneer Square walk one block to Hilton.