Washington, D.C. Fly-In

Business Leaders Standing Up for Gwinnett at the Nation’s Capital

The Gwinnett Chamber’s D.C. Fly-In allows Gwinnett’s business and community leaders the unique opportunity to meet one-on-one with Senators and Congressmen, as well as a host of national policy makers. On this three-day intensive trip, individuals as well as the chamber are able to share views on federal legislation and regulatory policies that will impact business and our community.

Wednesday, April 29

6:00 am Bus arrives at Gwinnett Chamber
6:30 am Bus departs Gwinnett Chamber for Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
7:30 am Arrive at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Breakfast on your own at airport
9:20 am Depart Atlanta
Delta flight 2438
10:59 am Arrive at Washington Reagan Intl Airport
11:30 am Board bus to The Willard Hotel
11:50 am Arrive at Willard InterContinental Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest Washington, DC 20004
Noon Lunch: The Nest Room, Willard Hotel
Hosted by: Jackson EMC
12:45 – 1:20 pm What’s Happening on the Hill and a Cyber Security Watch
Bradley Hayes – Director of Congressional & Public Affairs
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
1:20 – 1:45 pm An Outlook on Energy
Steve Eule – Vice President, Institute for 21st Century Energy
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
2:00 – 2:30 pm Congressman Hank Johnson [invited]
3:00 pm Hotel check-in
Meetings on your own
5:00 pm Hospitality Suite: Ulysses L. Grant Room, Willard Hotel
Hosted by: North Fulton Community Improvement District
6:15 pm Leave for Dinner
6:30 pm Dinner:,Occidental Grill & Seafood
1475 Pennsylvania Avenue NW,
Washington, DC 20004
Hosted by: Andersen, Tate, & Carr, PC

 

Thursday, April 30

8:00 am Breakfast: The Nest Room, Willard Hotel
8:20 – 8:50 am Congressman Rob Woodall, The Nest Room, Willard Hotel
9:00 am Board bus in F Street Lobby
9:30 – 10:15 am Senator Johnny Isakson and Senator David Perdue
Location: Senator Isakson’s Office
131 Russell Senate Office Building
10:15 am Walk to House Rules Committee Hearing Room at Capital
10:30 – 10:50 am Congressman Jody Hice,
Location: House Rules Committee Room
10:50 am Walk to Members Dining Room for lunch
11:00 am – Noon Chiefs of Staff Lunch
Location: Members Dining Room
12:15 pm Walk to 1105 Longworth House Office Building
Ways and Means Committee Room
12:30 – 1:00 pm Chairman Bill Shuster, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee
Topic: Surface Transportation and FAA Reauthorization
Location: 1105 Longworth House Office Building
Ways and Means Committee Room
2:00 – 2:30 pm Congressman Hank Johnson [invited]
1:00 – 1:30 pm Dr. Karen Wayland, Deputy Director of Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis, U.S. Department of Energy
Topic: Quadrennial Energy Review
Location: 1105 Longworth House Office Building
Ways and Means Committee Room
1:45 pm Walk to Supreme Court
2:00 pm Supreme Court Lecture
3:00 pm Board bus to Willard
3:30 pm Meetings on your own
5:00 pm Hospitality Suite: Ulysses L. Grant Room, Willard Hotel
Hosted by: North Fulton Community Improvement District
6:15 pm Leave for Dinner
6:30 pm Dinner: Del Frisco’s Grille
1201 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20004
Hosted by: Georgia Power

 

Friday, May 1

8:30 am Check out
Breakfast on your own or coffee and granola bars to-go in F Street Lobby
9:00 am Board bus for Washington Reagan National Airport
10:59 am Depart Washington Reagan National Airport to Atlanta
Delta flight 1439
12:47 pm Arrive at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
1:30 pm Board bus for Gwinnett Chamber
2:30 pm Arrive back at Gwinnett Chamber