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.

2016 Washington, D.C. Fly-In Schedule

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