In light of the ongoing novel coronavirus situation, we want you to know that we are still committed to providing training on the originally scheduled dates and have moved to an alternate, online delivery method. The April 7-8, 2020, conference will be online only. The in-person version will be held on October 6-7, 2020. Attendees, please check your email for updates and more details.

The 2020 Western Grants Forum will take place in Portland, Oregon, at The Benson Hotel.  The historic Benson Hotel is a true Portland landmark conveniently located in the heart of the “City of Roses.”  Portland’s original boutique hotel, The Benson features modern amenities while retaining its fabled, European-style charm. Centrally located downtown, the conference hotel is close to dining, shopping, entertainment, and Portland’s diverse attractions.


Rooms are available for special conference rates starting at just $179 per night (plus tax) for single or double occupancy.  These special rates are available for October 5 through October 8, 2020, and may be offered for additional days based on availability. Hotel reservations can be made by calling the hotel directly at 1-503-228-2000 or by calling the toll free reservations hotline at 1-800-523-6766.  Reservations can also be arranged by emailing the reservations request to:  Please request the group rate for  “The Private Law Group” or “The Private Client Law Group” to receive the special conference rate.

The room reservation cut-off date is September 14, 2020 (or until the block is exhausted).  However, because of the limited number of discounted rooms available, we strongly advise making your reservations as soon as possible.

About Portland

Learn more about what you can do in Portland, Oregon, host city for the 2020 Western Grants Forum.


Use the map to find directions to the hotel.