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Upcoming Mid West Chapter Events

    • October 05, 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 7:30 PM (CDT)
    • Northwestern Michigan College, Traverse City Campus, Hagerty Center, 715 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686

    You are cordially invited to the THSOA Midwest Chapter Wokshop & Meeting taking place Friday October 5th, 2018 at Northwestern Michigan College. 


    We would like to welcome those vendors who want to participate in on-the-water demonstrations of your products.  These will take place on the R/V Northwestern docked at the Hagerty Center. 

    The demonstrations would continue through approx. 5pm.  At 6pm the THSOA meeting will begin with a meal and drinks.  Around 7pm we will begin to discuss some chapter business, scholarships and treasurers report.  At 8pm the night will conclude with a presentation - TBD.


    All THSOA members and interested Hydrographers / Oceanographers / Surveyors are welcome. Non-members are welcome and encouraged to join. If you need to renew or would like to gain membership then please go online at www.thsoa.org/join-us or email admin@thsoa.org.

    Friday October 5, 2018

    9:00 AM - 7:30 PM

    Event Location:

    Northwestern Michigan College

    Traverse City Campus, Hagerty Center

    715 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686

    $20.00 Meeting Fee.

    Students $10.00 (the entry fee is waived for Student if you sign up for membership to THSOA)

    In order to attend this event you must register online at https://thsoa.org/event-3008869. Registration closes at noon (Central Time) the day of the meeting.




     9:00 AM - 7:30 PM




    Indoor Exhibit Spaces:

    There will be some options for indoor spaces where you will be able to exhibit your companies equipment, services, software or other introductions to interested parties along with a protected dock space where on-the-water demo’s could be performed as well.  If you are interested in participating please contact Washington Bryan so that he can coordinate with the college.

    Sponsorship Opportunities:

    This event would not be made possible if it weren't for our sponsors.

    ·          Platinum Sponsorship $500.00

    ·          Gold Sponsorship $300.00

    ·          Silver Sponsorship $200.00

    ·          Bronze sponsorship $100.00 

    All sponsors will have their company logo on the event banner and will be acknowledged at the event.

    All proceeds from this event will go towards funding the THSOA Midwest Chapter’s Student Scholarship Awards program.

    Raffle: If you are interested in donating a raffle item or door prize please contact Washington Bryan.

    Door Prizes: If you are interested in donating A door prize please contact Washington Bryan.


    We have a block of rooms reserved for the 4th of October at the Holiday Inn Resort – West Bay Beach – Traverse City.  People attending must make a reservation no later than August 31st


    615 E Front St, Traverse City, MI 49686

    Phone(231) 947-3700


    Also, If anyone wants to spend Friday in Traverse City, you will likely have to book rooms for Saturday as well due to seasonal constraints.

    If you would like to make a donation to the Mid West Chapter, you can either go online by clicking here or you can mail a check. Our mailing address is P.O. Box 1095  |  Cheshire, CT 06410 USA. Please make sure to make a note that the funds are going to the Midwest Chapter.