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The NASPE Annual Meeting is where state human resources professionals and industry partners gather to exchange time, resources, strategies, solutions, and more.

Over three days of learning, growing, and finding inspiration, attendees are equipped with a year’s worth of support in their daily responsibilities as leaders in the field of human resources. 

 Click here to View the Preliminary Agenda 

Hotel and Sleeping Rooms

All conference events, unless otherwise noted will be held at the Westin Portland Harborview at 157 High St, Portland, ME. A block of sleeping rooms has been reserved at Westin Portland Harborview. Rooms rates are $229/night + tax. To make reservations call (207) 775-5411 and mention you are with NASPE to reserve the meeting rate. Reservations must be made by June 23, 2017 to ensure the room rate and availability. Reservations made after this date are not guaranteed the meeting rate.

Ground Transportation by Westin

  • Complimentary airport shuttle to and from the Portland International Jetport is available for Westin guests based on availability from 5am - 11pm. Please call 207.517.8873 to make arrangements.
  • Complimentary downtown shuttle for hotel guests based on availability from 6am - 11pm on weekdays and 6am – 12am on Fridays and Saturdays.


Dress for the NASPE Annual Meeting is business casual. The average high temperature in Portland in July is 78.8°F, and average low is 58.6°F degrees. Please remember to bring a light sweater or jacket for the meeting rooms and the evenings.

NASPE Member Benefit

NASPE will cover the cost of one person per FY2018 (7/1/17-6/30/18) dues-paying state to attend the 2017 Annual Meeting. NASPE will cover three nights’ lodging at the conference hotel at the conference rate, $500 in airfare and the meeting registration fees. NASPE does not cover the cost of ground transportation, tips, or meals not provided with the conference as outlined in the official agenda. The designated person must sign a travel agreement prior to this benefit being provided. Please contact Leslie Scott at [email protected] for more information. 

Registration is Now Closed.



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Sponsorship Opportunities

• Participation in “Get to Know the Sponsors Event”
• One-page letter or small brochure about your organization in meeting registration packet
• Program acknowledgement
• Recognition by name and logo on electronic and printed signage
• Acknowledgement from NASPE leadership during opening session and throughout the conference
• Company representatives identified as sponsor with ribbons on name badge
• All corporate members who sponsor will be given the first opportunity to moderate “hot topics” discussion on the meeting agenda.
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Click here to view the preliminary attendance list.

Thank You to our Sponsors!










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