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    • October 14, 2021
    • 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Live Webinar
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    Free Webinar for Members

    H-2A 101: Overcoming the Hurdles
    Thursday, October 14 | 11:00a-12:00p

    Presenters/Panelists: 
    Ryan Ogburn, wafla Visa Director

    If you’re feeling the seasonal labor shortage this harvest, you’re not alone. Employers everywhere – especially in the ag industry – are failing to find reliable, capable workers. For many ag employers, H-2A has become a lasting solution. Although using the program seems daunting, there are workable solutions to its biggest challenges. 

    If you’ve felt the labor crunch, it may be time to explore H-2A. This webinar is an intro to H-2A that includes the solutions to the biggest hurdles employers face.

    You’ll learn:

    • H-2A Program Requirements
    • Program Benefits and Advantages
    • Common Hurdles and Solutions
    • Creative Cost-Saving Strategies

    *This is a special webinar that is also open to non-members. Register to save your spot!

    • January 13, 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Wenatchee Convention Center - Wenatchee, WA
    Register


    Wenatchee Convention Center | Wenatchee, WA
    Thursday, January 13, 2022 | 8:30a-5:00p

     Your essential starting point for a successful season.

     Critical insights, connections & resources for any employer or team using or considering the H-2A program.


    Registration Options:
    Registration Type:  Price:
    1. Early Bird Individual $150
    2. Early Bird Group* (3+ from your company) $125
    3. Individual $200
    4. Group (3+ from your company) $175
    5. Non-Member + 1st Year Membership $300 

    *Early bird rates expire December 13 at midnight.
    *Group rates apply to 3 or more individuals from same company.
    *Must be a wafla member to register. JOIN NOW >


    Registration Includes:

    ✔ Full Access to all General and Breakout Sessions

    ✔ Full Access to H-2A Industry Trade Show & Vendor Booths

    ✔ Refreshments, Beverage Service, Lunch Buffet

    ✔ 1 Drink Ticket for Happy Hour

    ✔ 1 Raffle Ticket

    ✔ Access to Post-Event Session Recordings (some sessions may not be recorded)

    Register Now >


    What is the H-2A Summit?

    The wafla H-2A Summit brings an amazing network of seasonal employers together with respected industry experts, vendors and all the essential insights and tools you need to build a strong and thriving H-2A program in 2022. Each event (Oregon and Washington) is packed with relevant topics and information for H-2A employers and program managers.

    The agenda will be PACKED with relevant topics and information for H-2A employers and program managers. 

    Keynote and breakout presenters will present insights and actionable solutions for the H-2 challenges you're facing right now! Visit Summit Event Page for more info.

     Bring your team. Strengthen your operation. 
    The H-2A Summit is a fantastic opportunity to develop your team by learning and strategizing together. 


    Hotel Accommodations:

    Lodging Option: Coast Wenatchee Center
    Special wafla Summit Rate: $115
    Available: 1/12 - 1/14
    Book via Website: 
    coasthotels.com
    Phone: (509) 662-1234



    • January 20, 2022
    • 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Red Lion on the River - Jantzen Beach, OR
    Register



    Red Lion | Jantzen Beach, OR
    Thursday, January 20, 2022 | 8:30a-5:00p

     Your essential starting point for a successful season.

     Critical insights, connections & resources for any employer or team using or considering the H-2A program.


    Registration Options:
    Registration Type:  Price:
    1. Early Bird Individual $150
    2. Early Bird Group* (3+ from your company) $125
    3. Individual $200
    4. Group (3+ from your company) $175
    5. Non-Member + 1st Year Membership $300 

    *Early bird rates expire December 13 at midnight.
    *Group rates apply to 3 or more individuals from same company.
    *Must be a wafla member to register. JOIN NOW >


    Registration Includes:

    ✔ Full Access to all General and Breakout Sessions

    ✔ Full Access to H-2A Industry Trade Show & Vendor Booths

    ✔ Refreshments, Beverage Service, Lunch Buffet

    ✔ 1 Drink Ticket for Happy Hour

    ✔ 1 Raffle Ticket

    ✔ Access to Post-Event Session Recordings (some sessions may not be recorded)

    Register Now >


    What is the H-2A Summit?

    The wafla H-2A Summit brings an amazing network of seasonal employers together with respected industry experts, vendors and all the essential insights and tools you need to build a strong and thriving H-2A program in 2022. Each event (Oregon and Washington) is packed with relevant topics and information for H-2A employers and program managers.

    The agenda will be PACKED with relevant topics and information for H-2A employers and program managers. 

    Keynote and breakout presenters will present insights and actionable solutions for the H-2 challenges you're facing right now! Visit Summit Event Page for more info.

     Bring your team. Strengthen your operation. 
    The H-2A Summit is a fantastic opportunity to develop your team by learning and strategizing together. 


    Hotel Accommodations:

    Red Lion on the River Jantzen Beach
    Special wafla Summit Rate: $129
    Available: 1/16 - 1/23
    Booking Link

    Phone: (503) 283-4466



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