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2022 DC Fly-In

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Name: 2022 DC Fly-In
Date: September 19, 2022 - September 21, 2022
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Event Description:
DC Fly-In 2022
Monday, September 19, 2022 - Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Join the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry for the Annual DC Fly-In! This year's Fly-in will be September 19-21, 2022

This program provides members the opportunity to engage face-to-face with our elected leaders and policymakers in Washington, DC on a variety of issues important to the business community. The 2-day advocacy event is highly customized to ensure alignment with our members’ priorities and interests. It is full of high-impact meetings intended to foster dialogue about critical issues to our state and across the country.



Monday, September 19, 2022 


Monday, September 19, 2022
5:30 PM: Welcome Reception

  • Location: District Winery, 385 Water St SE, Washington, DC 20003
Tuesday, September 20, 2022
*8:10 AM: Charter Bus Pick-Up at Residence Inn Navy Yard
  • 1233 First Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20003
9:00 AM: Kickoff Breakfast + Manufacturing Briefing
  • Location: Honeywell, 101 Constitution Ave. NW # 500W, Washington, DC 20001
  • Speakers:
    • Mike O’Brien, Vice President of Advocacy, National Association of Manufacturers
    • Jim Carroll, Global Senior Vice President of Government Relations, Honeywell
11:30 AM:  Policy Briefings + Lunch
  • Location: US Capitol Room SVC 212-10
  • Speakers:
    • Education and Workforce Briefing
      • Jaimie Francis, U.S. Chamber, Center for Education and Workforce
    • Water Briefing
      • Moderated by: Hunter Moore, Senior Partner, Consilium Consulting
      • Victoria Peacey, Chief of Staff to COO, Rio Tinto
      • Chris Phalen, Policy Advisor, Office of U.S. Senator Kyrsten Sinema
      • Nick Matiella, Senior Legislative Assistant, Office of U.S. Senator Mark Kelly
    • Sponsor Remarks: Arizona Indian Gaming Association
      • E. Sequoyah Simermeyer, Chairman, National Indian Gaming Commission 
      • Jerome Kasey III, Vice Chairman, White Mountain Apache Tribe
2:00PM: Political Update and Election Preview
  • Location: The National Republican Senate Committee, 425 2nd St NE, Washington, DC 20002
  • Speakers:
    • J.P Twist, Political Director, Republican Governor’s Association
    • Stu Sandler, Political Director, National Republican Senate Committee
*If attendees choose to forgo the capitol tour, we will provide transportation for them back to the hotel*
3:30PM: Optional Capitol Tour with Former Congressman Matt Salmon  
*Attendees will need to find transportation to the reception. If coming from the Capitol it is a 5 min walk. If coming from the hotel is it a 5 mins drive, 15 min walk*
5:30PM: State Society of Arizona Reception
  • Location: CTA Innovation House, 21 D Street SE, Washington DC
*Transportation not provided after reception. Attendees are responsible for travel back to lodging sites*
Wednesday, September 21, 2022
*7:45 AM: Charter Bus Pick-Up at Residence Inn Navy Yard
  • 1233 First Street Southeast, Washington, DC 20003
8:15 AM: Breakfast + Drug Pricing Policy Briefing
  • Location: Polsinelli, 1401 I St NW, Washington, DC 20005, Floor 8
  • Speakers:
    • Moderated by: Paul Williams, Executive Director of US Federal Government Affairs, Bristol Myers Squibb
    • Jay Gulshen, Professional Staff Member, U.S. House Ways & Means Subcommittee on Health
    • Conor Sheehey, Senior Health Policy Advisor, U.S. Senate Committee on Finance
    • Alec Aramanda, Professional Staff Member, U.S. House Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health
10:30 AM: House Ways & Means Briefing: Tax & Trade
  • Location: U.S. Capitol Room S-115
  • Speakers:
    • Josh Snead, Trade Chief Counsel, U.S. House Ways & Means Committee
    • Derek Theurer, Tax Chief Counsel, U.S. House Ways & Means Committee
12:00 PM – 5:00PM: Meeting with Congressional Delegation + Lunch
  • Location: U.S. Capitol Room S-115
  • Sponsor Remarks: MAXIMUS
    • Gretchen Caraway, Director, MAXIMUS
  • Meeting Schedule:
    • 12:00PM: Representative Andy Biggs
    • 12:30PM: Representative Tom O’Halleran
    • 1:00PM: Representative Paul Gosar
    • 1:45PM: Representative Debbie Lesko
    • 2:40PM: Senator Kyrsten Sinema
    • 3:00PM: Representative Ruben Gallego
    • 3:30PM: Representative David Schweikert
    • 4:25PM: Senator Mark Kelly

*Transportation not provided after meetings. Attendees are responsible for travel back to hotels or airport*

Hotel: Residence Inn Capitol Hill/Navy Yard
Address: 1233 First Street, SW, Washington DC, 20003
Contact Christina McDonald for the room block link.
Date/Time Information:
September 19 - 21, 2022
Official agenda will be shared prior to the event!
Contact Christina McDonald (cmcdonald@azchamber.com) for more details on sponsorships.
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