Schedule

Unless otherwise noted, events will take place at the Grand Hyatt Washington. All times listed are Eastern Daylight Saving Time (EDT).
 
Updated: January 3, 2019
 
Special Notice - Capitol Hill Visits
To maximize our impact on Capitol Hill during this event, U.S. Travel will schedule all appointments with your congressional delegation. A representative from our scheduling firm, Soapbox Consulting, will contact delegates beginning in early February for a brief phone interview to collect the necessary information to coordinate these visits. To minimize confusion, please do not schedule your own congressional appointments.
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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

12:00-6:00 p.m.—Registration

Distribution of Updated Capitol Hill Appointment Schedules and Information Packets

1:00-5:00 p.m.—Keynote Address, General Sessions, and Grassroots Travel Champion Award Presentation

Program details will be added as they are confirmed.

5:00-6:00 p.m.—Networking Reception

Join travel leaders from across the country for peer-to-peer networking before Thursday's congressional appointments.

Thursday, April 11, 2019

7:00-7:45 a.m.—Legislative Crash Course Q&A

Did you miss Wednesday’s program or still unclear about the issues you’ll be discussing during your congressional appointments? U.S. Travel staff will be on hand to answer any questions before participants leave for Capitol Hill.

7:00-8:30 a.m.—Networking Breakfast

Distribution of Updated Capitol Hill Appointment Schedules and Information Packets (if you have not already picked them up)

7:45 a.m. & 8:15 a.m.—Shuttle departures for Capitol Hill

Transportation departs from the 10th street exit.
NOTE: If you have appointments scheduled to begin prior to 9:00 a.m. we suggest you consider taking a taxi to Capitol Hill, as traffic congestion and long security lines at congressional office buildings may cause delays for shuttle bus riders.

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.—Meetings on Capitol Hill

U.S. Travel will schedule all appointments with your congressional delegation. To minimize confusion, please do not schedule your own congressional appointments. In order to maximize your impact on Capitol Hill, please plan to be available for appointments until 5:00 p.m.