2013 TAGA 65th Annual Technical Conference

65th Annual Technical Conference

Technical Association of the Graphic Arts

February 3—6, 2013

Portland Marriott Hotel Downtown Waterfront

Portland, Oregon

United States


Hotel Information

Portland Marriott Hotel Downtown Waterfront

1401 SW Naito Parkway

Portland, Oregon 97201

United States

Phone:       503-226-7600

Toll Free:   888 236 2427

Website:    www.portlandmarriott.com


The Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront Hotel is ideally located on the Willamette riverfront, conveniently near Portland State University and many other top downtown attractions.


Hotel Reservations

TAGA has reserved a special block of rooms for conference attendees at a discounted rate of U.S. $139 single/double plus current state and local taxes. Please use program code TAGA when making reservations to receive this discounted rate. Make your reservations by Friday, January 18, 2013, to secure this rate. Please note that the block may sell out prior to that date. After this date, the hotel will accept reservations on a space-and-rate-available basis.


To make your reservation, please contact the hotel directly at (503) 226-7600. A deposit of one night’s room and tax will be required to guarantee the reservation. You may cancel the reservation three (3) days prior to arrival without penalty.



The Portland International Airport is located approximately 9 miles from the hotel. Blue Star Transportation service is available 7 days a week on a scheduled basis. For more information or to make a reservation, please call (503) 249-1837.


Hotel Parking

While renting a car is not necessary, should you need to, parking is $32 per day which includes in and out privileges.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Color Management offers sponsorship packages to fit any budget. For more information on the sponsorship opportunities associated with the conference, please contact Mike Packard, sponsorship manager, directly at 412-259-1704.


Trip Planner

The Portland Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) has a wealth of resources when planning your trip. Get the latest details on what to see, what to do, and where to eat by visiting www.travelportland.com.


Included in Your Registration

Your registration fee covers all sessions, meal functions, refreshment breaks, and conference materials. Optional events are extra.


Spouse/Companion/Guest Registration

Spouse/companions/guests are welcome to attend any or all events associated with the conference–additional registration fees will apply. All guests must be registered in advance and have a badge to gain access to any conference related session, meal functions, refreshment breaks, and events.


Registration Fees

There are four easy ways to register:


Online:                        www.taga.org**

Mail:                200 Deer Run Road, Sewickley, PA 15143

Fax:                  412-259-1800

Phone:             800-910-4283 x770


**Multiple registrations within a company cannot utilize the online option at this time. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Name: _________________________________________________________________

Title: __________________________________________________________________

Company: ______________________________________________________________

Address: _______________________________________________________________

City, State, Zip, Country: __________________________________________________

Phone: ______________________________ Fax: ______________________________

Email: _________________________________________________________________

Guest: _________________________________________________________________

Special Needs: ________Dietary (specify): ________________ADA: ________________


Additional Registrants from Company

Name: ___________________Title: _______________________Guest:  _____________

Name: ___________________Title: _______________________Guest:  _____________

Name: ___________________Title: _______________________Guest:  _____________


Registration Fees (in U.S. Funds)

Registration fees are based on TAGA membership and will be verified upon receipt of all registrations. If TAGA membership is not current, non-member fees will automatically be applied. All registrations are prepaid and payment must accompany form to be processed.


Early Bird 1/4/2013                                                   Host Hotel                  Alternate Hotel

Individual or Retired Professional                                    ¨ $745                  ¨ $895

Educator                                                                      ¨ $595                        ¨ $745

Student                                                                        Not available               Not available

Non-Member                                                              ¨ $945                        ¨ $1,195


Standard 1/5/2013

Individual or Retired Professional                                    ¨ $845                  ¨ $995

Educator                                                                      ¨ $695                        ¨ $845

*Student                                                                      ¨ $200 ea.                  ¨ $275 ea.

*Student (6 or more)                                                  ¨ $350 ea.                  ¨ $425 ea.

Non-Member                                                              ¨ $1,045                     ¨ $1,295



Adopt-A-Student                                                          ¨ $400                       

Student Donation                                                        ¨ $25                         

Tour                                                                             ¨ $35

Guest – Full Conference                                             ¨ $350

Guest – Honors Awards Banquet                                ¨ $75


2013 TAGA Membership Fees

Individual Professional (including educators)            ¨ $125

Retired Professional                                                        ¨ $50

Student                                                                              ¨ $50


Total                                                                       $ _______                               $ _______


q Please check here if you have special needs or dietary restrictions.


*TAGA Student Chapter registrations may only be submitted through the chapter advisors. If more than five students are registered from any one chapter, the rate for each additional student is $450. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the TAGA office.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations must be received in writing on or before Friday, January 25, 2013 and will be assessed a $75 processing fee. Cancellation requests after Friday, January 25, 2013, will not be granted, but substitutions are welcome. No-shows will not be refunded. TAGA is not responsible for refunds as a result of weather delays or disturbances in the travel industry.


Payment Processing

q Enclosed check in the amount of $_______ made payable to TAGA

q Please charge: q Visa   q MasterCard   q American Express


Cardholder’s Name (please print)


Signature                                                                   Date


Card Number                                                              Expiration Date


I have read and understand the cancellation policy (registration will not be processed without signature).


Questions About Your Registration

Please contact Member Central at 800-910-4283 x770.


Questions About the Program

Please contact Dr. Mark Bohan, Managing Director, TAGA at 800-910-4283 or jworkman@printing.org; Elise Cohen, Conference Assistant, TAGA at 800-910-1713 or ecohen@printing.org


Questions About Your TAGA Membership

Please contact John Bodnar at 800-910-4706 or jbodnar@printing.org


Published on Saturday, September 1, 2012 (updated 05/30/2014)

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