September 19th-21st, 2022
Davenport Grand Hotel

We are pleased to announce that the Pacific Northwest Employment Forum 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 years 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.

Monday 9/19Early Registration / Social6:00pm – 7:30pm
Tuesday 9/20
Day 1
Evening Event
8:30am – 3:45pm
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Wednesday 9/21Day 28:30am – 2:00pm

Please note: We are currently planning for an in-person conference this year. We will continue working with Spokane conference facilities on safety protocols and will continue to monitor recommendations from the CDC. Please use care when booking travel arrangements: APSE is not responsible for airfare or other travel reimbursements should public health guidelines require cancellation of the in-person conference.


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Pacific Northwest Employment Forum Call for Proposals. Illustration of two people, one standing, one in a wheelchair with a pull-down screen displaying the Pacific Northwest APSE logo, employment first, employment for all.

Call for Proposals! We are seeking presenters to share their knowledge, expertise, ideas, and personal experience on best practices to make employment a reality for all.


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.

Are you interested in being an exhibitor? Exhibitors will have access to a broad audience of supported employment professionals, advocates, entrepreneurs, job seekers, businesses and people passionate about Employment First.


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 a group rates for those attending the PNWEF.