2022 Washington, D.C. Trip

5/9/2022 - 5/11/2022

Description

After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Portland Business Alliance (Alliance), Oregon Business and Industry (OBI), and the Oregon Business Council (OBC) are pleased to announce the return of the Oregon Business Community Washington, D.C. fly-in! We hope you will join us from May 9 - May 11, 2022 for our annual trip to Washington, D.C. to discuss the priority issues impacting businesses and the economy across Oregon and SW Washington. Participants from our major business organizations, including the Alliance, OBC, Oregon Business & Industry and the Pacific Northwest International Trade Association (PNITA) will engage with leaders of the congressional delegation and the Administration.

Trip participants are responsible for arranging their own airfare and lodging. To help you in this effort:

  • The Alliance has arranged a discounted rate for $319/night (plus taxes and fees) at the Hilton Washington DC Capitol Hill (525 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001)
  • Alaska Airlines is offering a discounted airfare for all trip participants

Details on how to take advantage of these discounts will be shared after you register for the program.

CLICK HERE FOR ITINERARY AND POLICY AGENDA

ADVOCACY:

Attendees will meet with the Oregon Congressional Delegation and Biden Administration representatives to advance the joint federal priorities of the Portland and statewide business communities represented by the Oregon Business Plan partner organizations. The 2022 agenda is under development, but see below for a sample of past Coalition Advocacy Priorities for Oregon Business Community Fly-In:

  • KEEP COMMERCE MOVING
  • EXPAND ACCESS TO AFFORDABLE HOUSING
  • EXPAND GLOBAL MARKET ACCESS AND IMPROVE THE GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAIN FOR OREGON COMPANIES
  • SUPPORT FOR OREGON'S SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY AND WORKFORCE SHORTAGES
  • CONTINUE SUPPORT FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AND POLICIES TO EXPAND ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION
  • PROTECT FEDERAL FORESTS AND CULTIVATE RURAL ECONOMIES
Pricing

Program fee: $750

Registration fees are final and non-refundable

Hilton Washington DC Capitol Hill
525 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
Event Contact
Meikelo Cabbage
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5/9/2022 - 5/11/2022
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