NPGA Benchmarking Council

The next NPGA Benchmarking Council meeting will be held in Portland, Oregon, May 2-3, 2014. Participants are asked to register for the Benchmarking Council Meeting by April 25, 2014.

Click here to register for the meeting.


Headquarters Hotel

The headquarters hotel for this Benchmarking session is:
The Embassy Suites Portland Downtown
319 SW Pine Street
Portland, OR 97204
Phone: 503-279-9000

The Embassy Suites Portland Downtown, in Portland, OR is the headquarters hotel for the Benchmarking Council . The Hotel is offering participants a discounted group rate of $175 single/double occupancy, plus tax. Please contact the hotel directly to make your room reservation; 1-800-643-7892 and request the 2014 Benchmarking Council group rate to reserve your hotel accommodations. Participants must reserve accommodations by Wednesday, April 9, 2014  to receive the discounted group rate. Make your hotel reservation here.

Please note: Individual Benchmarking groups meet on Friday, May 2 from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., and on Saturday, may 3, from 8:00 a.m. – 12 noon.  The steering committee will meet on Friday morning, May 2, starting at 7:15 a.m.


Wine Tasting

Oregon Wines on Broadway is a wine bar and bottle shop in the heart of downtown Portland, Oregon. Come join us to taste wine and dine with simple fare. With 100 selections of Williamette valley Pinot Noir and white wine, full bodied reds from Washington, and the best Champagne selection in town, come enjoy the wine tasting experience on Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 6:00pm. Oregon Wine on Broadway is just a 10 minute walk from the hotel. Expert representatives will educate you on carefully chosen wines from the Oregon/Northwest region. Proceeds to benefit the Scholarship Fund. 

Cost: $150 per person
Location: Oregon Wine on Broadway - 515 SW Broadway, Portland, OR



Future Benchmarking Meetings:

  • September 26-27, 2014: Charleston, South Carolina
  • January 16-17, 2015: Raleigh, North Carolina
  • May 1-2, 2015: Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
  • September 25-26, 2014: Albuquerque, New Mexico

If you have questions the meeting agenda, please contact Baron Glassgow at 866-881-6309 or

If you have questions regarding hotel reservations or meeting registration, contact NPGA meetings department at 202-355-1335 or 















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