Washington DC Legislative Conference
Join Your Association in Washington, DC to Visit Capitol Hill
Make plans to join your Association’s leadership when they visit DC and the Nebraska Delegation on Capitol Hill in September. This is a great chance to represent your industry before our Nation’s lawmakers. The trip offers optional sightseeing opportunities, a national issues briefing session with the Biotechnology Industry Association, The Fertilizer Institute, The Agricultural Retailers Association, American Seed Trade Association and CropLife, as well as Congressional visits on Capitol Hill.
This experience allows you to build leadership skills, represent your industry, share your concerns with Congress and learn about the legislative process in DC. If you would like to join the Nebraska Agri-Business Association members on this legislative visit to our Nation’s Capital, please complete the form below or call Scott or Andy at 402-476-1528.
The Nebraska Agri-Business Association offers one scholarship to a deserving member. The scholarship winner receives round-trip airfare and hotel room accommodations; a $1,500.00 value.
If you would like to attend the conference on this scholarship, complete the application below by August 1, 2023. In order to receive the scholarship, you must be a paid member of the Nebraska Agri-Business Association for the 2023 year.
DATE OF CONFERENCE: Monday, October 16 – Thursday, October 19, 2023
FUNDS AVAILABLE: Round Trip Airfare (booked group rate by the Association Office), Hotel Room Accommodations (4 nights). Not included: transportation to and from the airport, meals, and other out-of-pocket costs. (Total value – approximately $1,500.00.) Additional days for travel can be added to the trip before or after the conference at the attendee’s expense. We are happy to help arrange the travel to give you the best experience.
DEADLINE FOR SCHOLARSHIP SUBMISSION: August 1, 2023
WHO MAY APPLY: Any paid member of the Nebraska Agri-Business Association for 2023.
ACTIVITIES OF CONFERENCE:
The Tentative Program is:
Sunday, Oct. 15 – Travel to Washington, DC
Monday, Oct. 16 – Tour & Sightseeing
Tuesday, Oct. 17 – National Issues Briefing Session with BIO, TFI, ARA, ASTA, and CropLife
Wednesday, Oct. 18 – Visit Nebraska Delegation and Federal Agencies on Capitol Hill
Thursday, Oct. 19 – Return flights or remain for individual sightseeing