About the DC FLY-IN

Join Business Council staff and fellow members for a day of meetings with New York’s Congressional delegation and policy experts from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Attendees are welcome to fly-in early on the 12th and meet with their own representatives (please note: The Business Council will not be scheduling these meetings for attendees).

In order to best accommodate the needs of attendees, we will not be reserving a hotel block. Some recommended accommodations near Capitol Hill include:

Hyatt Regency, the Liaison, Washington Court, or Kimpton George

Registrants are encouraged to book their own flights. Thursday’s schedule ends at a time that should enable people to catch late afternoon/early evening flights home. Please note, travel time from the U.S Chamber headquarters to the DC-area airports is as follows:

Reagan National: 14 minutes (approximate)
Dulles International: 34 minutes (approximate)
Baltimore/Washington International: 55 minutes (approximate)

Updated Itinerary

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Time and location to be determined

Welcome reception

 

Thursday, July 13, 2017

8:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Briefings from members of New York’s Congressional delegation

Confirmed speakers include: Rep. Chris Collins, Rep. John Faso, Rep. John Katko, Rep. Elise Stefanik, Rep. Tom Suozzi and Rep. Lee Zeldin. Ron Eidshaug, vice president of the U.S. Chamber's Congressional and Public Affairs Division, will also be on hand. We expect more speakers to confirm in the days and weeks ahead. (light breakfast and refreshments will be served)

Cannon House Office Building
Room 121

11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Meeting with U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer

U.S. Capitol
Leaders’ Office

12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Working lunch, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
(lunch and refreshments will be served)

U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Amway/Emerson Conference Room
1615 H Street, NW
Washington, DC 20062

1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

U.S. Chamber Policy Briefing

 

Agenda

1:00 – 1:10 p.m.

Welcome and Introductions
Meredith French
Senior Director, Political Affairs and Federation Relations

 

1:10 – 1:35 p.m.

Overview of the U.S. Chamber / Outlook on the Political Environment
Rob Engstrom
Senior Vice President and National Political Director

 

1:35 – 2:00 p.m.

Policies to Advance Education & Close the Skills Gap
Caitlin Codella
Senior Director, Policy, Center for Education and Workforce

 

2:00 – 2:30 p.m.

Capitalizing on the Energy Revolution
Matt Koch
Managing Director & Vice President, Institute for 21st Century Energy

Heath Knakmuhs
Senior Director, Policy, Institute for 21st Century Energy

 

2:30 – 2:50 p.m.

Prospects for Tax Reform
Caroline Harris
Vice President, Tax Policy, and Chief Tax Policy Counsel

 

Space is extremely limited, so make sure you register today to save your spot.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Gold $ 1500

  • Opportunity for Speaker Introduction
  • 2 complimentary registrations
  • Pre and Post Conference List of Participants
  • Logo displayed on website and conference materials

Silver $1,000

  • 1 complimentary registration
  • Pre and Post Conference List of Participants
  • Logo displayed on website and conference materials

 

Supporter $ 500

  • Pre and Post Conference List of Participants
  • Logo displayed on website and conference materials

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Registration Information

Payment must accompany registration. Registration includes Welcome Reception, Continental Breakfast, Lunch and Refreshments.

Space is extremely limited, so make sure you register today to save your spot.

 

Before 6/28/17

After 6/28/17

Member

$ 199

$ 249

Non-Member

$ 249

$ 299

Registrants are encouraged to book their own flights. Thursday’s schedule ends at a time that should enable people to catch late afternoon/early evening flights home. Please note, travel time from the U.S Chamber headquarters to the DC-area airports is as follows:

  • Reagan National: 14 minutes (approximate)
  • Dulles International: 34 minutes (approximate)
  • Baltimore/Washington International: 55 minutes (approximate)

To Cancel: You may cancel your registration up to seven days prior to the event. You will be refunded, less a $75 processing fee. If you need to cancel less than seven days prior, you may: 1) send a substitute; or 2) receive a non-refundable credit voucher, good for any Business Council event valid for up to one full year.

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Hotel Accommodations

In order to best accommodate the needs of attendees, we will not be reserving a hotel block. Some recommended accommodations near Capitol Hill include: