A unified voice is the best way to be heard.

In April, the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce will again lead a delegation of business, government and labor leaders to Washington D.C. to advocate for San Francisco’s key priorities. CityTrip D.C. is recognized as one of the Bay Area’s leading legislative trips to the nation’s capital featuring small group advocacy meetings, senior level briefings and exclusive special events.

The new administration in D.C. will likely introduce a change of policy and funding priorities across the country. It is essential that local business and civic leaders connect with key federal lawmakers and agency officials to discuss potential impacts to the City and the Bay Area.

We hope you will join us in Washington D.C. as a member of this important delegation!

Questions? Contact the Chamber’s Alex Mitra at 415.352.8808 or amitra@sfchamber.com.

 

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2017 CityTrip D.C.

WHERE: Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
WHEN: April 26-28, 2017
ATTENDEE PROFILE: San Francisco’s top business executives, public officials, and civic leaders.

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday, April 26
• Arrive in Washington, D.C.

Thursday, April 27
• Breakfast
• Meetings on Capitol Hill
• Cocktail Reception and Dinner

Friday, April 28
• Further meetings throughout the morning
• Leave Washington, D.C. early afternoon
When arranging travel, please do not book flights earlier than 5 p.m. EST to allow for commute time to your respective airport.

Past Events

CityTrip DC allows delegates to participate in the Chamber’s federal advocacy agenda and gain access to leading government officials. Past trips have focused on: economic development, infrastructure investment, skilled worker immigration reform and boosting international travel and commerce in San Francisco. Every year, the Chamber meets with top elected officials, federal department heads and other policy leaders.

Past Speakers

feinsteniDianne Feinstein, U.S. Senator, California
pelosiNancy Pelosi, U.S. Representative, House Minority Leader
mccarthyKevin McCarthy, U.S. Representative, Current House Majority Leader
swalwellEric Swalwell, U.S. Representative

Other meetings have included key officials from:

• The White House Business Council
• The President’s Council on Jobs and Competitiveness
• Department of Labor
• Department of Transportation
• Department of Energy
• Center for Environmental Quality
• American Red Cross