Representing the cotton warehouse industry since 1937

2018 Annual Convention

The 81st Annual Convention of the Cotton Warehouse Association of America will be held  June 31 - 16, 2018 at the beautiful Sea Crest Beach Hotel in North Falmouth, MA.

The convention is a great opportunity to reconnect with old friends in the industry and build new relationships with the members and guests of CWAA. Below is the outline of the preliminary schedule. Keep checking back to this page as we will be posting more details about the meeting as they are confirmed.


Lodging Information

The Sea Crest Beach Hotel is a waterfront resort with lots of activities and adventures for you to enjoy.  Many happen around their private beach area.  You'll find it's a perfect spot for soaking up some sun, walks, and sightseeing.  

Sea Crest Beach Hotel is a great home base for you to explore more of Cape Cod.  See more of Falmouth or hop on a ferry and find yourself on Martha's Vineyard in less than an hour.  As adventures and events bring you back to the hotel, unwind at their indoor or saline pools, get a workout in their fitness center or enjoy premier onsite dining at Red's Restaurant and Lounge.

Making Reservations

A room block has been negotiated with the Sea Crest at a rate of $229/night. Reservations can be made online by following this link: Make a Reservation. If you prefer to make your reservations over the phone, you may call 800-225-3110.  Be sure to tell them  you are with Cotton Warehouse Association of America in order to secure the discounted room rate.

If you are planning on arriving prior to the meeting or staying after, the special room rates are valid 3 days before and after (6/11 - 6/17) the meeting.  

The deadline to make your reservations with the discounted room rate is Friday, May 18, 2018.

Preliminary Schedule

 Wednesday, June 13, 2018    
  12:00 - 5:00pm  Registration 
   4:00 - 5:00pm Ways and Means Committee Meeting 
   6:00 - 7:00pm President's Welcome Reception 
 Thursday, June 14, 2018    
  8:00 - 11:00am  Committee Meetings (All attendees welcome) 
   1:00 - 6:00pm Cotton Classic Golf Tournament 
 Friday, June 15, 2018    
  8:00 - 11:00am Committee Meetings (All attendees welcome)  
   11:30 - 1:00pm Retiring Board of Directors Meeting 
   7:00 - 9:00pm Convention Banquet 
 Saturday, June 16, 2018

   8:30 - 10:00am Breakfast/General Session 
   10:00 - 11:00am Business Session 
   11:00 - 12:00pm New Board of Directors Meeting 

Cotton Classic Golf Tournament

This year's Cotton Classic Golf Tournament will be played at the Cape Club Golf Course. The course promises to be one of the best in the region after undergoing an expansive transformation the included all new green complexes, expanded playing corridors, new/re-contoured fairways and more.  

The tournament will be played in a four player scramble format with teams grouped evenly by handicap. Prizes will be awarded to the top teams, as well as individuals posting the longest drive and closest to the hole.

Getting There

The Sea Crest Beach Hotel is located right in North Falmouth at 350 Quaker Road. It is about 70 miles from Boston's Logan International Airport (BOS) and Providence's T.F. Green International Airport (PVD). The Barnstable Municipal Airport (HYA) is a public airport located about 30 minutes from Sea Crest Beach Hotel that offers requent connecting flights from Boston, Newark and New York City.    

Bonanza Bus Lines (a subsidiary of Peter Pan Bus Lines) from Boston's Logan Airport (BOS) to Falmouth is available and can be booked online here or by calling 1-800-343-9999.   Tickets are $34 each way. 

We recommend renting a car if you intend to get out and explore the area. 

BOS is serviced by American, Alaska, Cape Air, Delta, JetBlue, Southwest, Spirit, United, Virgin America and WestJet airlines.

PVD is serviced by Allegiant, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, OneJet, Southwest, and United airlines.

HYA is serviced by CapeAir airlines. 

Cotton Warehouse Association of America
174 North Carolina Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 544-5873

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