When

Tuesday, February 26, 2019 at 6:00 PM EST
-to-
Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 3:00 PM EST

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Where

Hotel Palomar 
2121 P Street NW
Washington, DC 20037
 

 
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Contact

Andrea Philpot 
Certified American Grown 
916.468.4240 
rsvp@americangrownflowers.org 
 

The 2019 Washington DC Fly-In 

In February, flower farmers from around the country will join together in Washington, D.C. to advocate for the future of flower farming in the United States.   

2019 Registration

 
Accomodations & Meals Package: $875
Includes:

  • Two Nights Hotel Reservations (approximately $500)
  • Reception and Dinner Tuesday
  • Breakfast Wednesday
  • Dinner Wednesday
Meals & Reception Package: $375

Includes:

  • Reception and Dinner Tuesday
  • Breakfast Wednesday
  • Dinner Wednesday

Some Of The Issues We'll Address:*

  • Immigration Reform
  • Trade: Leveling the Playing Field
  • Advocating for American Grown Flowers at the White House 
  • Growing the Congressional Cut Flower Caucus
  • Meeting with NASS on the Annual Floriculture Report
* Additional issues may be added as priorities are determined prior to the trip.

Draft Schedule

Tuesday, February 26

Kick-Off Reception and Dinner
6:00pm - 8:30pm

Speaker:  TBD

Wednesday, February 27

Breakfast Speaker: Craig Regelbrugge: Immigration Reform Now
7:00am - 8:30am

All-Day Meetings (Exact Schedule TBD)
9:00am to 5:00pm

  • Capitol Hill Appointments
  • NASS Meeting (Group)
  • White House Briefing (Group)
  • USDA Under Secretary Meeting (Group)
  • Group Photo on Capitol Hill

Congressional Cut Flower Caucus Reception
5:30pm to 7:30pm

Co-Hosted Reception with the Wine Institute - Join invited legislators who will be in attendance to learn more about the Cut Flower Caucus and encourage them to join the Caucus.

Group Dinner (Optional dinner for those who want to eat after the reception)
8:00pm - 10:00pm

A great way to wind down after a busy day on Capitol Hill. Network with special guests and fellow flower farmers from across the country.

Thursday, February 28 

Morning Meetings (Exact Schedule TBD)
8:00am - 12:00pm

  • Capitol Hill Appointments
  • NASS Meeting (Group)
  • White House Briefing (Group)
  • USDA Under Secretary Meeting (Group)

 

To view more photos of last year's Fly-In

capturing the amazing opportunities provided to our attendees,

see our Flickr page