NPSO 2023 Annual Meeting


Venue 252

The 2023 NPSO Annual Meeting Saturday night Banquet will be held at Venue 252 in downtown Eugene. A Mixer event where members can meet and socialize will be held Friday evening at WildCraft Cider Works.

Venue Locations and Descriptions

Venue 252 (252 Lawrence St, Eugene OR), one of Eugene's premier event hosting venues, is located on the west side of Lawrence St. between 2nd and 3rd, right around the corner from REI. The Saturday banquet will be held in the venue’s Grand Hall which is over 9,000 sq ft and is open and airy. There is also a large balcony area that overlooks the Grand Hall (not wheelchair accessible.) The Grand Hall lobby will be used for vendor space. It has beautiful natural light, and is very open with tall ceilings. Ample parking is available directly across the street in a private lot.

WildCraft Cider Works (232 Lincoln St, Eugene OR) is located close to Venue 252 (across a parking lot less than a block away.) It has a 2,200 sq ft mezzanine space situated above the tasting room. This entire space, built from fallen trees at Mt. Pisgah including furniture and doors hand-made by the owner, will be reserved for the Friday evening social mixer. Ample parking is available directly outside the venue.

Saturday Banquet Meal Options at Venue 252

Catering at Venue 252 will provide a cafateria style dinner with two entrée options (chicken casserole, vegetarian ratatoille), a salad, a side dish, and dessert. There will be a bar hosted for alcohol and non-alcohol sales.

Nearby Lodging, Campgrounds, Grocery Stores, and Restaurants

Emerald Chapter has assembled a list of lodging, camping, grocery and restaurant options near Venue 252. The list is offered as a helpful convenience. It is not exhaustive and the chapter does not endorse any of the businesses listed.

On-Your-Own Recreation

The following list is offered to assist NPSO Annual Meeting attendees seeking alternative recreation options in the area. The list is not exhaustive. Other vendors with services that better meet your needs may also be available. The Emerald Chapter does not endorse or recommend private enterprises. Sign up, payment, and liability are contractual between the client and the business.

If you have questions that aren't answered here, send email to annualmeeting@npsoregon.org.