NWAO & BCOS proudly present the 2024 Joint Winter Meeting
January 26-28, 2024 | Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa | Whistler, Bitish Columbia, Canada

Highlights of the meeting include:
• Effective strategies & scientific updates
• Networking opportunities with colleagues from around the Pacific Northwest & Canada
• Exhibitors solutions for your toughest challenges


Click here to register for the meeting as an attendee.

Remember, you must be a current NWAO member to receive the member rate. And to make it easy, we have included an option to pay your 2023 and 2024 member dues with your registration.

Click here to access the membership webpage for more information.


All reservations for our room block must be made prior to Wednesday, December 27, 2023.  Any reservations requested after this date will be subject to hotel availability for both room type and rate.

Two Ways to Book:
1. To book online, please refer to your personalized group web page, click edit stay to adjust dates required:

2. To book by telephone, please contact our dedicated Reservations Center which is open 24-hours for your convenience, by dialing 1-800-515-4050, press 1 for Reservations and provide them with the Group Code: NWAO24.

Please note: Individual Guests will be required to guarantee their reservations by use of a major credit card. The Hotel will accept cancellation of Guest reservations up to 14 days prior to arrival, after that time a full stay penalty will be processed on the individual’s credit card or master account, depending on the room & tax method of payment.

There are two ways to make a reservation. Click the button below to reserve a room online or contact reservations at 866-904-6300, Option 1, and reference the WA State Dermatology Assoc. or G-E0EW room block. A reservation agent will then be able to assist.

Room Reservation


We are excited to announce our 2024 Joint Winter Meeting at Hilton Whistler in British Columbia, Canada! Please join us for another fun and educational, in-person meeting at one of the top destinations in North America!

NWAO is offering a variety of support packages, including exclusive sponsorships to accommodate a wide range of budgets. Check out the prospectus below for more information, or email us at with any questions.

2024 Sponsor/Exhibitor Prospectus

Register as a sponsor/exhibitor

Reserve your room online


2023 Spring Dinner Meeting


Due to unforeseen reasons, we have made the difficult decision to cancel the 2023 NWAO Spring Dinner Meeting.

We are working on rescheduling the event and hope to have an update shortly.


Tuesday, May 9, 2023 | Sand Point Country Club | Seattle, WA
Cocktail Hour 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM | Dinner Program 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Register now, space is limited!

Featured Speaker:

Douglas D Backous, MD
Neurotologist, Ear, Cochlear Implant, Acoustic Neuroma
Proliance Surgeons

Please note, the venue has a limited number of seats, so be sure to register as soon as possible to guarantee your seat!

Active Member: $100.00
Affiliate Member: $75.00
Resident/Student: FREE with advanced registration

Renew Your 2023 Membership Dues

If you haven’t already done so, please be sure to renew your 2023 membership dues. Membership dues are a vital financial resource the NWAO depends on to provide essential educational and networking opportunities to our members.

Renew Today


2023 Winter Meeting


NWAO and BCOS proudly presents 2023 Joint Winter Conference
January 6-8, 2023 | Hilton Whistler Resort and Spa | Whistler, BC

The 2023 NWAO Winter Meeting is the annual meeting for your specialty.

Highlights of the meeting include:
• Effective strategies & scientific updates
• Networking opportunities with colleagues from around the Pacific Northwest & Canada
• Exhibitors solutions for your toughest challenges

In Remembrance of Dr. Eduardo Mendez who exemplified the virtues we should all hope to achieve.

Please follow this link to contribute to the endowment set up in Eddie’s name to support the ground breaking research he dedicated his life to:


About the Northwest Academy of Otolaryngology

Mission, Purpose and Objectives

The mission, purpose and objectives of this Academy shall be to provide education and communication about scientific and socioeconomic matters as related to the practice of medicine, otolaryngology, and local healthcare issues.