Washington Fly-In

17flyincapitolgroupEach spring chemical distributors and their supply chain partners from around the country meet with their elected officials in Washington, DC to educate Members of Congress and push for important policy goals. Meeting face-to-face with legislators is the most effective way to get your message heard on Capitol Hill.

Don't worry if it is your first time joining us on Capitol Hill. Before we head to the hill, we will review our unified message and the legislation for which we will advocate. We will also teach you about lobbying and how to share your story in a way that leaves a notable impact on Congressional representatives. Your experiences are important—we need your voice.

The 2018 NACD Washington Fly-In will be held on April 25-26, 2018 at the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, VA. Please check back soon for more information.

Hotel Reservations

Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
1250 South Hayes St.
Arlington, VA 22202

NACD Room Rate: $269/night

Make your reservation online or by calling: (703) 415-5000 and be sure to mention 'NACD Washington Fly-In' when making your reservations.

Reservation Deadline: March 23, 2018

NOTE: Be wary of travel agency scams: If anyone claiming to be associated with a travel agency and/or “convention housing” contacts you with an offer for booking a hotel room, do NOT provide them with your contact or payment information. This is a scam. NACD does not contract with such firms.

In some cases, these companies falsely claim to be the official housing bureau or room representative for ChemEdge. We have NOT contracted with any company to serve as our representative. Hotel rooms can only be reserved directly with the hotel, through the phone numbers and website links listed above.

Past Washington Fly-In Victories

Sharing your story on Capitol Hill has resulted in:

  • 2014 - CFATS approved in Dec. 2014
  • 2015 - TSCA Reform passed House and Senate; STB Reform signed into law; GSP Renewal signed into law •
  • 2016 - Hours-of-Service Restart becomes law; 15 new House members added to Congressional Chemistry Caucus after Fly-In


Attending the Washington Fly-In Makes a Difference!