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Advocacy Day

Event Program

Program at a Glance

Tuesday, September 17

Time Activity Location
7:30 a.m. On Site Check in and Registration Begins Hyatt Regency Crystal City
9:30 a.m. Depart for Tour of US Capitol Complex  Off-site
10:00 a.m. Tour Begins of US Capitol Complex   Off-site
12:30 p.m. Lunch Hyatt Regency Crystal City
1:30 p.m IFMA Advocacy and Leadership Training Begins  Hyatt Regency Crystal City
5:00 p.m. Welcome Reception Hyatt Regency Crystal City
6:30 p.m. Dinner on Your Own – Explore the Nations Capital Washington, D.C.

Wednesday, September 18

Time Activity Location
7:45 a.m. Bus Depart Hyatt for Capitol Hill  Hyatt Regency Crystal City
8:30 a.m. Group Photo House Side, East Front of US Capitol 
9:00 a.m IFMA Public Policy Forum Begins ​Off-site

***PLEASE NOTE: Shuttle will be provided from the hotel to Capitol Hill. No shuttle will be provided for the ride back. Please plan to coordinate with other team members.

Invited Speakers:

Congressman Greg Pence (R-IN)

Congressman Gerry Connolly (D-VA)

Congresswoman Dina Titus (D-NV)

Congressman Peter Welch (D-VT)

Congressman Jim Langevin (D-RI)

Senator Tom Carper (D-DE)          ​

Congressman Anthony Brown (D-MD)   

Congressman Mark Meadows (R-NC) ​

Congresswoman Lizzie Fletcher (D-TX) 

Congressman Frank Pallone (D-NJ)​

Congresswoman Virginia Fox (R-NC)  

Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO)      ​

And Many More

Getting Involved

0910_IFMAAdvocacyDays15_084It's critically important that elected officials at the federal, state and local levels have the most relevant and up-to-date information when shaping the policies that impact each of us. Together, we can help them understand the importance of the built environment and the significant impact that FM professionals have on issues like energy efficiency and sustainability.

Engaging in the legislative process can be intimidating, but it doesn't have to be. Not only do your elected officials work for you, they need your information to do their jobs effectively. IFMA Advocacy Day makes it easy and fun to get involved, to help ensure that policy decisions move the FM industry in the right direction.

Join your fellow IFMA members and industry peers at IFMA's Advocacy Day 2019. Register today to make a difference!