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June 2015 eNews

ALASKA AND SEATTLE. We're long time partners Over the last month, a lot of newsprint and web space has been devoted to the matter of Shell Oil's drilling equipment being brought to Seattle for servicing.  It has been of special interest to all of us at NACM because the vacant pier where the Polar Pioneer is ...

May 2015 eNews

SPRING IS HERE. Spring has sprung, the grass is riz... The famous poem from Ogden Nash reassures us that the best time of year is at our doorstep. In Hawaii, Lei Day is the statewide spring celebration held on May 1. In Alaska, preparation is underway for the arrival of cruise ships and thousands of visitors to the 49th state. ...

April 2015 eNews

TAKING THE PULSE OF NACM. New opportunities coming soon By now, you have probably heard that the Western Region Credit Conference is returning to the Northwest this fall.  Long a fixture of the Las Vegas convention scene, western members have been asking for something new and different. Our three regional affiliates based in Seattle, Portland and Spokane have stepped ...

March 2015 eNews

WE'RE ALL ABOUT SERVICE. Even when it comes to the unusual... For the last several months, the West Coast Port Slowdown has negatively impacted a significant number of NACM members. In January, I started hearing from a number of you asking for our help -- and those calls continued into February. Major labor issues are ...

February 2015 eNews

It's 2015. And it's time to grow. After tending to wounds caused by the Great Recession, NACM is making a serious effort to grow again. Just like almost every kind of membership organization in the world, the downturn caused a lot of people to quit joining groups of any kind. Churches, golf clubs, service clubs and ...