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Portland and Seattle 2024 DC Fly-In

4/28/2024 - 5/1/2024


Please note: Registration for the DC Fly-In is SOLD OUT! To be added to the waitlist, please contact Meikelo Cabbage at

Portland + Seattle: Double the influence, double the impact

For the second year in a row, the Portland Metro Chamber and Seattle Metro Chamber are co-hosting an advocacy trip to Washington, DC. The trip will bring together 100+ business leaders from Portland, Seattle, and across Cascadia to meet and advocate with elected leaders and federal administrators.  Join us, for what promises to be the single-largest DC Fly-In from the Pacific Northwest.

Trip attendees will include partner organizations from business associations such as the Portland Metro Chamber, Seattle Metropolitan Chamber, Port of Seattle, Port of Portland, Oregon Business Council, and Oregon Business & Industry. Additionally, partners like the Greater Vancouver Chamber, Identity Clark County, Association of General Contractors, Challenge Seattle, Black Business Association of Oregon, Black American Chamber of Commerce, Portland Metropolitan Association of Realtors, Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges and Universities, Westside Economic Alliance and more will be in attendance.

Also joining are regional elected leaders including Bureau of Labor and Industries Commissioner Christina Stephenson, Metro President Lynn Peterson, Hillsboro Mayor Steve Callaway, Portland Commissioner Rene Gonzalez, Portland Commissioner Dan Ryan, Metro Councilor Juan Carlos Gonzalez, and City of Vancouver Mayor Pro Tem Erik Paulsen.

Scholarships are available for small business and nonprofit members. Please contact Meikelo Cabbage for more information.

Preliminary Itinerary

Sunday, April 28

  • Fly to Washington, D.C.
  • Welcome cocktail reception

Monday, April 29

  • Meetings on Capitol Hill or with Biden Administration representatives
  • Evening reception

Tuesday, April 30

  • Visits with Oregon & Washington congressional delegation
  • Evening reception with policy makers, staffers, and key partners

Wednesday, May 1 (half day)

  • Meetings with Biden Administration officials and national policy experts


The standard registration fee includes a $100 contribution to a scholarship fund, that allows small business and nonprofit members to participate at a discounted rate.

*Please note we cannot offer refunds*

Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001 United States
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4/28/2024 - 5/1/2024
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