Where: Baymont Inn and Suites, Kitsap Way, Bremerton WA
When: February 19th 2018
Time: 0800 – 1400 (please have your exhibit set up prior to 0800)
The Ship Repair Contractor Fair is designed to provide information and training to assist the industrial base in successful execution of work. There will be display tables set up at the venue to showcase the capabilities of many of our PSSRA Member Companies. Additionally, we will have training going on throughout the day that you may attend for such topics as Shipyard Competent Person Refresher at a special PSSRA Member Rate. Email Pssrateam@Gmail.com for more info on the contact information and payment acceptance information. Class space is limited. Please spread the word. Possible additional information will be coming out pertaining to more training. During the Luncheon and key note speaker the employees training are encouraged to take a break to enjoy our speaker.
There will be a morning panel discussion with representatives from the Master Ship Repair Prime Contractors (Vigor, Pacific Ship and NASSCO invited) in the Main Hall at 0830. The keynote speaker at 1200 will be the commanding officer of USS CARL VINSON (CVN 70) Captain Matthew Paradise. At 1300 the Naval Shipyard Project team, Mr. Mike Irby and Mr. John Wardean will discuss the CVN 70’s upcoming maintenance period which includes a large package of work for the private sector industrial base.
Information on obtaining display space at the fair: PSSRA Member Companies are invited to RSVP for a display space. Please RSVP to Pssrateam@gmail.com to reserve a spot to set up your exhibit. Space is available on a first come first serve basis. The hotel has display tables available so exhibitors will not need to bring a table. Displays and material will need to fit on or behind the table.
Luncheon information: Lunch will be available with service starting at 1130 in the main ballroom and the keynote address will take place during the luncheon at 1200. If you wish to have lunch please RSVP to Pssrateam@gmail.com. We must provide the caterer with a head count to ensure that there is enough food. The cost of the lunch will be $17.00 which is payable at the event. The PSSRA will provide morning coffee and continental breakfast starting at 0800 and an afternoon beverage service.
Note for exhibitors: Please invite your non-member customers and colleagues to partake in visiting this event. It would be much appreciated and encouraged by everyone here at the Association. However, please remind those individuals of the RSVP requirement if participating in lunch and exhibit viewing. We want to ensure there is enough food and seating
PSSRA mission statement is “to meet the needs of our customers by the repair and modernization of Navy ships through a unified public/private partnership. The PSSRA serves the diversified needs of its members, including large and small ABR’s, AIT’s and shipyards, as well as industry related suppliers, subcontractors and professionals regarding issues, challenges and opportunities facing the ship repair industry in the region.