Second Annual Meeting of the American Association of Wine Economists
in Portland Oregon, August 14 – August 18, 2008
Roof Garden of Ecotrust Building
721 NW Ninth Avenue, Portland
Meetings begin on August 15, 2008
and take place at the
3203 SE Woodstock Boulevard, Portland, OR 97202
Airport to Downtown on MAX (light rail) Maxredline
Note: Beginning August 2-24, the Steel Bridge will be closed to all MAX trains.
During the interruption, shuttle buses will carry MAX riders between
Rose Quarter TC/Convention Center stations and Old Town/Chinatown Station.
Shuttle to Reed College: The shuttle to Reed College leaves the Mark Spencer Hotel
on both days, Aug 15 and 16, at 8am.
Public Bus to Reed College: In case you miss the shuttle bus, walk to SW 3rd Street
between Oak and Pine (0.4 mile). There board the bus No. 19 (towards Woodstock).
The bus runs every 10 minutes and takes you to Reed College in 25 minutes.
Hotels in Portland
Portland is a tourist destination and in August we will compete with many weddings. That is, rooms will be booked out very quickly.
If you want to stay for the Willamette Valley Tour (Aug 17) and the Walla Walla Tour (Aug 18) book your rooms accordingly. Please make reservations as soon as possible!
Mark Spencer Hotel
(Main Conference Hotel, Downtown Portland)
We blocked out rooms at the Mark Spencer Hotel in downtown Portland http://www.markspencer.com/. Mention that you will attend the “Meetings of the American Association of Wine Economists” and you will get a considerable discount on their regular peak season rates (which are at the high end of their posted prices).
These are the options:
AA WE Rates
Standard room with Queen bed, fully equipped kitchen and full size bathroom.
Junior Queen Suite
Junior Suite includes a separate bedroom with a Queen bed, living room with a Queen or Full sofa sleeper, fully equipped kitchen and full size bathroom.
Junior Twin Suite
Junior Suite includes a separate bedroom with Twin beds, living room with a Twin sofa sleeper, fully equipped kitchen and full size bathroom.
Executive Suite includes a separate bedroom with a Queen bed, living room with a Queen sofa sleeper, fully equipped kitchen and full size bathroom. Larger than the junior suite.
Please add 12.5% Hotel Tax.
These rates will be in effect from Aug 11 to Aug 20, i.e., during the conference and three days before and after the conference. For bookings please contact Cydelle Higa as soon as possible (best by email: firstname.lastname@example.org):
The Mark Spencer Hotel www.markspencer.com 409 SW 11th Ave. Portland, OR 97205 503-265-4398 Direct 503-265-1010 Fax 800-548-3934 Toll Free email@example.com
Sponsors of the first annual meeting in Portland