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Legislative Summit 2017
April 24-26 | Washington, DC

Brought to you by GBTA Advocacy

It is once again time to make your voice heard for the business travel industry. The annual GBTA Legislative Summit brings together passionate professionals who want to advocate for the future of the business travel industry. This event presents attendees with the unique opportunity to:

  • Meet one-on-one with their Senators and Representative to share opinions and advocate for policies that support the business travel industry
  • Learn about Congressional debates and outcomes that will impact the business travel industry
  • Hear perspectives from Administration Officials and Members of Congress
  • Connect with other industry professionals who want to make a difference

AGENDA

Monday, April 24
5:00 – 7:30 pm Legislative Summit Opening Reception
Tuesday, April 25 Reserve Officers Association of the United States
One Constitution Avenue, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
8:00 – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast and Networking
9:00 am Education Session Program Begins
12:00 pm Lunch is served
2:30 – 3:00 pm Refreshment Break
5:00 pm Education Session Program Concludes
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm Reception
Wednesday, April 26 Reserve Officers Association of the United States
One Constitution Avenue, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
8:00 – 9:00 am Breakfast/Congressional Briefing
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Meetings with Members of Congress on Capitol Hill
  • Meetings with Senators and Representatives*
  • Location: Capitol Hill

* Meetings will be different for attendees; we ask that all attendees try to remain in D.C. until 5:00pm to allow the scheduling of meeting with Representatives and Senators


Venue:
Reserve Officers Association
Minuteman Ballroom (5th floor)
1 Constitution Ave NE
Washington, DC 20002

Registration

Registration Type Price
GBTA Member $275
GBTA Chapter Member $325
GBTA Non-Member $375

Cancellation policy:

  • All cancellation requests must be made in writing and received by the deadline to GBTA at Eventsupport@gbta.org.
  • A full refund less a $75 administrative fee will be given for cancellations received on or before April 3, 2017. Refunds will be credited back to the original credit card used for payment.
  • Cancellations received after April 3, 2017 will not be eligible for a refund.
  • There are no refunds for "no shows".
  • All refund requests must be made by the attendee or credit card holder.

Substitution Policy:
All substitution requests must be made in writing to GBTA at Eventsupport@gbta.org and handled on the backend of the registration system. A GBTA attendee may transfer his/her registration to another eligible party if he/she is unable to attend. The substitute is responsible for any and all financial arrangements between the original registrant and the substitute. The original registrant's registration may be refunded (less the $75 administrative fee) or transferred to the substitute. If the substitute is in a different member category than the original registrant additional fees may apply.

THE IMPORTANCE OF ADVOCACY

Have your voice heard. GBTA advocates for the travel industry every day but we can’t do it on our own; these issues have impacts on a global scale as well as a local level and its the impact of you a constituent that will help us win these debates. Come to be educated, but also to educate lawmakers on the issues that impact our industry April 24-26 in Washington D.C. at GBTA Legislative Summit 2017.

HOTEL ACCOMODATIONS


Phoenix Park Hotel
520 N. Capitol St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(1 block to Amtrak and Union Station Metro)

GBTA has secured a small block of hotel rooms at the Phoenix Park Hotel at the following rates:

Occupancy Price
Single $299
Double $329
Triple $359
Quad $389

**Guest room rates include complimentary internet access in all guest rooms.

A limited number of rooms are being held from April 23-27, 2017. Room accommodations can be secured by calling toll free 1-877-237-2082 and identifying the Group Code as 21069 or ‘Global Business Travel Association’ or online by clicking on the online reservation web link below.

Major credit card information is required at the time of reservation.

The individual cancellation policy is 72 hours prior to the date of arrival to avoid a one night room charge plus tax to the credit card provided. Please obtain a cancellation number for your records.

Reservation Deadline - March 27, 2017
Reservation requests received after this deadline date will be subject to availability and the prevailing rate.