D.C. Fly-In 2019
The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce annual D.C. Fly In will be taking place March 27th & 28th, 2019
This annual signature event provides attendees the opportunity to meet face-to-face with Iowa's Congressional delegation, as well as members from the United States Senate and House of Representatives leadership team to discuss important issues on the federal level affecting Iowa's business. This event is an opportunity to put the concerns and priorities of our business community on the doorstep of our federally elected officials.
This trip will include:
- Grand Reception
- Keynote Breakfast
- Legislative Presentations with staffers
- Legislative Meetings with Legislators
- Congressional led Capitol tours (by request)
- Event Materials & D.C. Info packet
Breakfast Keynote, Doug Hoelscher
Doug Hoelscher will be the breakfast keynote on March 28. Doug is a Deputy Assistant to the President and the Director of White House Intergovernmental Affairs (IGA). In this role, he serves as the Trump Administration’s liaison to the nation’s governors, lieutenant governors, attorneys general, and other statewide, local and tribal leaders. Doug aims to effectively solve intergovernmental issues and shared challenges by building relationships at each level of the government.
He was previously the Deputy Director of IGA and also served the Director of the Iowa Office of State-Federal Relations where he represented State of Iowa leaders before the Federal Government and built coalitions with other states and key stakeholders. Doug chaired the National Governors Association 2016 Summer Meeting Committee, which was hosted in Des Moines, Iowa. Doug previously worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and held several positions within the George W. Bush Administration – at the White House and at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Cost: $699.00 per person (hotel & airfare not included)
Preferred hotel: Phoenix Park, 520 N. Capitol St., NW, Washington, D.C. 20001*
*must make your own hotel accommodations