2023 Mission to Washington

March 19-23 | The Mayflower Hotel | Washington D.C.

Thank you PNWA for another fantastic Mission to Washington. 

For access to presentation materials from our speakers, please click here

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The 2023 PNWA Mission to Washington promises to be an event you will want to attend! 

With the new 118th Congress sworn in, 2023 is guaranteed to be a year of change for our nation. Join us in the nation’s capital as we meet with lawmakers and their offices to ensure our priorities and issues are top of mind. 

Throughout the program, participants will gain valuable insights and network with key federal agency officials, industry partners, and DC insiders. In addition, we will spend two days on Capitol Hill meeting with the Northwest Congressional delegation.  Details of the agenda will be released in the coming weeks. Make your plans to join us today!

DRAFT Agenda

Sunday, March 19th

(All events in The Mayflower Hotel)

6:00pm – 8:00pm | Mission Strategy Session and Welcome Reception

Monday, March 20th

(All events in The Mayflower Hotel)

8:00am – 9:00am | Breakfast and Kick-Off Speakers

9:00am – 12:00pm | General Session Speakers

12:00pm – 1:00pm | Luncheon and Speaker

1:15pm – 2:15pm | IPNG meeting

2:45pm – 5:30pm | Optional Tour: National Museum of African American History and Culture and previous – RSVP is req.

Tuesday, March 21st

(Daytime events in The Mayflower Hotel and evening reception on Capitol Hill)

8:00am – 9:00am | Breakfast and Speaker

9:00am – 12:00pm | General Session Speakers

12:00pm – 1:00pm | Luncheon and Speaker

6:00pm – 8:00pm | PNWA “Taste the Northwest” Reception in 325 Russell Senate Office Building (PNWA mem. arrive 5:30pm)

Wednesday, March 22nd

(Continental breakfast and meetings on Capitol Hill)

8:00am | Depart for Senate meetings in 385 Russell Senate Office Building

8:30am | Continental breakfast is served

9:00am – 1:00pm | Meet with Northwest Senate delegation

Thursday, March 23rd

(Continental breakfast, lunch, and meetings on Capitol Hill)

7:00am | Depart for House meetings in 2043 Rayburn House Office Building

7:30am | Continental breakfast is served

8:00am – 5:30pm | Meet with Northwest House delegation

6:00pm | 2023 PNWA Mission to Washington adjourns



Note: We encourage participants to travel to DC on Saturday, March 18th in order to be present for the Sunday strategy session and return travel on Friday, March 24th to ensure we have maximum participation in meetings with House Members of Congress.

Lodging Information

The PNWA event will be held at The Mayflower Hotel Washington DC, however, our contracted room block with the discounted rate is sold out. Rooms are still available at the hotel, but are subject to the current market rate. To make your hotel reservation, please call the Mayflower at (877) 212-5752.  For more information about The Mayflower Hotel, click here.

We encourage our members to stay at The Mayflower Hotel if possible, but understand that the market rate may be too costly for some. Nearby hotels can be viewed here.

Sponsorship Opportunities

As part of the Mission to Washington DC, we hold our signature Taste the Northwest reception featuring refreshments and hors d’oeuvres from the Pacific Northwest.  Our members donate the Northwest foods and beverages we serve at the reception, and we would love to feature a local flavor from your neck of the woods.  Past examples of donated items include beer, seafood, cheeses, jams, chocolates, and even fresh tulips.  If you are interested, please contact Randi Besser by email or by telephone at (503) 234-8550.

Monetary donations are also very much appreciated and help to offset the many costs of hosting this popular event. You can sign up to be a Bronze ($500), Silver ($800), Gold ($1,000), or Platinum ($1,500) Level Sponsor when you register to attend the Mission or by contacting Anthony Pena

To view more information on sponsorship levels, please click here