After a two-year hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Portland Business Alliance (Alliance), Oregon Business and Industry (OBI), and the Oregon Business Council (OBC) are pleased to announce the return of the Oregon Business Community Washington, D.C. fly-in!
Participants from our major business organizations, including the Alliance, OBC, OBI, and the Pacific Northwest International Trade Association (PNITA) will engage with leaders of the congressional delegation and the Administration.
Trip participants are responsible for arranging their own airfare and lodging. To help you in this effort:
The Alliance has arranged a discounted rate for $319/night (plus taxes and fees) at the Hilton Washington D.C. Capitol Hill (525 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001). To book your stay using the group rate, please book your stay no later than April 9th using this link.
Alaska Airlines is offering discounted airfare to trip participants
Additional details on how to take advantage of these discounts will be shared after you register for the program.
Monday, May 9
Fly to Washington, D.C.
Evening welcome reception
Tuesday, May 10
Morning meetings on Capitol Hill or with Biden Administration representatives
Lunch with guest speaker
Afternoon meetings on Capitol Hill or with Biden Administration representatives
Evening reception with policy makers, staffers, and key partners
Wednesday, May 11 (half day)
Meetings with Administration officials and national policy experts
Return trip to Oregon
Attendees will meet with the Oregon Congressional Delegation and Biden Administration representatives to advance the joint federal priorities of the Portland and statewide business communities represented by the Oregon Business Plan partner organizations.
The 2022 agenda is under development – stay tuned for more details!