WWEMA 114th Annual Meeting

November 2-4, 2022

Rancho Bernardo Inn, San Diego, CA

Schedule of Events

Wednesday, November 2
8:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 — 9:30 a.m. WWEMA Executive Committee Meeting
9:30 — 10:30 a.m. Welcome Coffee for New Members & First Timers
10:30 a.m. — 12:00 noon Marketing & Member Services Committee Meeting
12:00 noon — 1:30 p.m. Lunch on Own
1:30 — 3:00 p.m. Legislative & Regulatory Committee Meeting
3:00 — 5:00 p.m. WWEMA Board of Directors Meeting
5:30 — 6:30 p.m. Welcome Reception
Thursday, November 3
7:00 a.m. — 5:00 p.m. Registration
8:00 — 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:00 a.m. — 12:00 noon General Session
11:30 a.m. — 3:30 p.m. Spouse/Guest Events
12:00 noon — 1:30 p.m. Networking Lunch
1:30 — 4:00 p.m. General Session
4:00 — 5:30 p.m. Manufacturer Representatives Council Meeting
6:30 — 7:30 p.m. Chairman’s Reception
7:30 — 9:30 p.m. Chairman’s Awards Dinner
Friday, November 4
8:00 — 9:00 a.m. Networking Breakfast
9:00 — 11:30 a.m. General Session
11:30 a.m. — 12:00 noon Passing of the Chairman’s Gavel and Closing Comments
12:00 noon — 5:00 p.m. Golf – Maderas Golf Club


The On-Site Program Agenda including all speakers, sessions, meeting logistics, spouse events, golf, and sponsors can be found HERE.

Program Agenda


Speaker Bios


The WWEMA 114th Annual Meeting registration, sign up for special events, and sponsorship opportunities is available HERE. The cost for the first company registrant is $895. Additional registrants from the same company will receive a discounted registration fee of $695. The registration fee for young professionals and new entrants is $450. Spouses and guests who would like to attend the two receptions and Chairman’s Dinner can register for these events for $250. Additional spouse/guest events and the golf outing to Maderas Golf Club are listed in the program.

Register for Meeting

Hotel Reservations (Hotel cut-off October 18, 2022)

The WWEMA 114th Annual Meeting will be held at Rancho Bernardo Inn, 17550 Bernardo Oaks Drive, San Diego, CA 92128. WWEMA has a block of rooms reserved for the meeting for the nights of Tuesday, November 1 through Friday, November 4 (although there are a limited number of rooms blocked for Friday). Our sleeping room block is filling up fast so make your reservations as soon as possible. The official hotel cut-off was October 18, 2022. Reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 844-226-8262 and referencing the WWEMA 114th Annual Meeting.

Please contact Susi Ricker at susi@wwema.org if you encounter any issues with reserving your room.


Aquamarine ($3,000), Emerald ($2,500), Diamond ($2,000), Platinum ($1,500), Gold ($1,000), Silver ($750), Bronze ($500), and Manufacturers Representatives and Associate Members Co-Sponsorship of Welcome Reception ($200) sponsorships are available.

WWEMA offers an opportunity for sponsorships to help create a dynamic and successful Annual Meeting. Sponsors are recognized in promotional materials, through social media platforms, the onsite program, from the podium, and on the meeting video screens as well as on the WWEMA website, in the Member Bulletin, and in the post-meeting summaries and documents. Information is available through the registration process.

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Health and Safety Protocols

The health and safety of our staff, attendees, speakers, spouses, and guests is our highest priority. We will be working very closely with the hotel, reviewing CDC Guidance, and tracking meetings/association policies and practices. With that in mind, we will be implementing the following procedures for those attending WWEMA’s 114th Annual Meeting:

  1. We will comply with all hotel COVID-19 policies and provide those to all attendees.
  2. We will comply with applicable CDC Guidelines.
  3. All WWEMA staff, attendees, speakers, and spouses/guests (who will be attending any of the WWEMA-sanctioned events) will be required to be fully vaccinated or show a negative COVID-19 test at least 72 hours prior to the meeting.
  4. We will hold as many functions outside as possible.
  5. Masks will not be required in the meeting rooms but WWEMA will provide masks for all attendees should they prefer to wear them.

All attendees will be required to sign a waiver during the registration process that indicates they have read and understand the requirements.

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