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Legislative Symposium 2016
May 9 - 11 | Washington, DC

Brought to you by GBTA Government Relations


It is once again time to make your voice heard for the business travel industry. The annual GBTA Legislative Symposium 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: GBTA Legislative Symposium 2015 | Sen. Amy Klobuchar (MN)


  • 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




GTP® Certification Holders:  Earn 4 recertification credits by attending this event.



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*Agenda Subject to Change


Event Agenda:

Monday, May 9 (Location to be finalized)
7:00 pm – 8:30 pm Legislative Symposium Opening Reception
(Sponsorship Available)

Tuesday, May 10 Reserve Officers Association of the United States
One Constitution Avenue, NE, Washington, D.C. 20002
8:00 am – 9:00 am Continental Breakfast and Networking
(Sponsorship Available)
9:00 am Education Session Program Begins
12:00 pm Lunch is served
(Sponsorship Available)
2:30 – 3:00 pm Refreshment Break
(Sponsorship Available)
5:00 pm Education Session Program Concludes
5:30 pm – 7:00 pm PAC Event/Reception
(Sponsorship Available)

Wednesday, May 11 Reserve Officers Association of the United States
One Constitution Avenue, NE, Washington, DC 20002
8:00 am – 9:00 am Breakfast/Congressional Briefing
(Sponsorship Available)
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



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Registration Type


GBTA Member


GBTA Chapter Member


GBTA Non-Member








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Capitol Hill Hotel

200 C St., SE

Washington DC, 20003


The secured room block at the Capitol Hill Hotel is now full.  Below are some alternative hotels near the Reserve Officers Association.


**A room block has not been secured at any of the below hotels; therefore, room reservations are based on individual hotel availability.**


Hyatt Regency
400 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
.5 miles from ROA


Hotel George
15 E St NW
Washington, DC 20001
.5 miles from ROA


The Liaison Capitol Hill Hotel
415 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
.5 miles from ROA

Washington Court Hotel
525 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 2000
.6 miles from ROA

Follow this event on social media:
Twitter: @GlobalBTA, #GBTALegislative16
LinkedIn: Global Business Travel Association

For more information, please contact:

Shane Downey
Director, Public Policy
Global Business Travel Association
Main: +1 703 684 0836 ext 131
Direct: +1 703 236 1131



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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 May 9-11 in Washington D.C. at GBTA Legislative Symposium 2016.







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