(1) The 1950 Portland Worldcon
The 1950 Worldcon was held September 1-3, 1950 at the Multnomah Hotel in Portland, OR. (It was originally announced for an American Legion Hall, but the site was moved to the Multnomah Hotel between PR1 and PR2.) The GoH was Anthony Boucher.
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The Portland Science Fantasy Society sponsored a convention named Norwescon, AKA the Northwest Science-Fantasy Conference. It was held April 23, 1949 at organizer Donald Day's home and there were 24 members from all of the three Pacific Coast states. Forrest J Ackerman traveled the furthest, but G. M. Carr and son Eric came down from Seattle and a contingent (Rosco Wright, Norm Hartman and Dennis Fraser from the newly-formed Eugene Science Fantasy Society. Mark Walstead came from Corvallis and the other attendees were Portland locals.
There is a longish convention report in Fantasy-Times #81, May 1949.
(3) A Seattle Regional
Norwescon (without internal capitalization) is a regional convention that has been held in Seattle since 1978. The convention was founded by the Northwest Science Fiction Society to give its organizers experience and credentials for their ambitious Seattle in 1981 Worldcon bid. The first outing, held March 25-26, 1978, at the SeaTac Holiday Inn, was chaired by Greg Bennett. Theodore Sturgeon was the Author Guest of Honor, John Berry the Fan Guest of Honor, and Alan E. Nourse the Toastmaster. Except for an interruption in 1987, when it was replaced by a scaled-back "Alternacon", it has taken place annually since then and now draws over 3,000 members. Originally held on the last weekend in March, it shifted to Western Easter weekend in 1995.
Not long after its founding, Norwescon gained a reputation as a meeting place for authors and publishers. It hosts the annual presentation of the Philip K. Dick Award for best original paperback novel, first presented at Norwescon VII in 1983.