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2nd IDN Convening - Spokane, WA

  • Spokane Convention Center 334 West Spokane Falls Boulevard Spokane, WA, 99201 United States (map)

Please see information on schedule, travel, and accommodations below. Please have all attendees fill out the Pre-Convening Details Form on the Community Portal no later than 9/6. Reach out to your CAEL TA team with any questions on planning travel or logistics.

Thursday, September 26th at 8:30 am pacific - Friday, September 27th at 3 pm pacific*
*We recognize that some communities will have to travel home late on Friday or Saturday. We apologize for any inconvenience and will make every effort to accommodate travels plans for future convenings.

Meeting Location
The Spokane Convention Center is located at 334 W. Spokane Falls Blvd.

Travel and Accommodations
Information on several hotels near the convention center:

  • Davenport Hotel Collection - priced for King Bed

    • Davenport Grand - $224

    • Davenport Historic - $239

    • Davenport Tower - $200

    • Davenport Lusso - $204

    • All within walking distance to convention center, Grand across the street

  • Double Tree Downtown - priced for King Bed - $270

  • Spokane Club - TBD, tentatively $150-200 (check back at the community portal for updated information on this hotel)

Spokane International Airport (GEG) is located 10 minutes from downtown Spokane. Uber or taxi is approximately $20-25.


  • Convening programming includes a labor market analysis workshop with Burning Glass, turning workforce asset mapping data into insights, and strategy development planning activities

  • GSI will plan an informal, no-host get-together on Wednesday evening for anyone flying in early

  • GSI will host a group social event on the evening of Thursday, the 26th

Convening Pre-work
See forthcoming IDN updates and check the Community Portal for more information