September 19th-21st, 2022 Davenport Grand Hotel

We are pleased to announce that the Pacific Northwest Employment Forum (PNWEF) is back and will be in person! Come join us this September in beautiful Spokane, Washington as we continue working together to expand Employment First in our states.

This year’s PNWEF is hosted by Washington APSE in collaboration with Oregon APSE and will bring together advocates and champions of Employment First to network and learn about the exciting things happening in our states.

Check out the jam-packed agenda here!

Can’t make it in person? Select sessions on September 20th will be streamed live. Register to attend virtually now!

  • headshot of Carrie David, Keynote vice president of patient Experience Hanger Clinic Tuesday September 20 8:30am PST. Pacific Northwest employment forum.
  • headshot of Julie Christensen Executive Director APSE, Wednesday September 21 8:30am PST. Pacific Northwest employment forum.

Association of People Supporting Employment First Logo, Employment First, Employment for All

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Pacific Northwest Employment Forum: Exhibitors. Illustration of two people talking and standing around a table with a table cloth displaying the Pacific Northwest APSE logo, employment first, employment for all. On the table there is paper, candy and a poster with information about APSE displayed.


Come and visit businesses that are passionate about Employment First. Exhibit tables will be stationed around the conference area.

APSE Awards:

At this years PNWEF, we once again will be celebrating our outstanding peers. Nominate someone in our field that should be honored for their efforts and contributions in advancing Employment First from policy to practice. 

The Davenport Grand hotel


Need a place to stay in Spokane? The Davenport Grand is hosting the forum and is offering group rates for those attending the PNWEF.