DC Visit

DC Visit

Date: 04/15/2015 - 04/16/2015
The Henley Park Hotel
926 Massachusetts Avenue
Washington, DC 20001
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Join local leaders on a two-day visit to Washington, D.C.

A main priority for the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is our year-round legislative advocacy efforts. Join us on a two-day trip to Washington, D.C., Wednesday, April 15 and Thursday, April 16, 2015.

This annual event includes personal briefings with Oklahoma's U.S. senators and congressmen and a reception on Capitol Hill with federal officials and military leaders. On the second day, sessions will cover specific topics of interest on issues critical to our community, including a military defense briefing.

Attendees will learn more about legislation that impacts local business and have an opportunity to personally speak with our Oklahoma Congressional Delegation.

$750 per person includes one night's lodging at The Henley Park Hotel and all affiliated events. Air travel to and from Washington, D.C. is not included, giving attendees the option to extend their stay for additional business in the area. Additonal hotel nights are available.

Wednesday, April 15


Attendees meet in the lobby of The Henley Park Hotel

12:30 p.m.

Bus to Library of Congress

1:30 - 5 p.m.

Meet with Oklahoma Congressional Delegation, includes opportunity for Q&A.

6 - 7:30 p.m.

Reception on the Hill with federal and military leaders

7:30 p.m.

Dinner on your own

Thursday, April 16

8 - 11:30 a.m.

Meetings on specific areas of interest

Kathleen Ferguson, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Energy, U.S. Air Force

Regional Transit Systems: Opportunities and Challenges for Cities & Update on Federal Transportation Funding
Michael P. Melaniphy, president & CEO, American Public Transportation Association

The Impact of Federal Tax & Regulatory Policy on Economic Growth and the Business Environment

Dr. Dino Falaschetti, Senior Research Fellow & Director of Outreach for Financial and Economic Policy, Mercatus Center, George Mason University, and former Senior Economist on President George W. Bush's Council on Economic Advisors


Program concludes

Our room block is limited. Email mmanley@okcchamber.com or call 405-297-8964 to reserve your space.


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