2022 FIA Lobby Day

Event Date: Wednesday, February 2, 2022 to Thursday, February 3, 2022


Make plans to join your forging peers at FIA’s 18th Annual Lobby Day on February 2-3, 2022.  Lobby Day provides an opportunity for you to discuss key industry issues that directly impact your business with your congressional leaders in Washington, D.C. Key topics for discussion may include fair trade, workforce development and infrastructure.

 

FIA’s lobby firm, Mehlman Castagnetti Rosen & Thomas, will be organizing meetings with key members of the U.S. House and Senate along with leading Lobby Day attendees to visits on Capitol Hill. This new partnership will allow FIA to expand its’ reach on Capitol Hill immensely.

To register for the FIA Lobby Day, please click the red button below:

 

If you have questions about registration or would like to submit a paper registration form, please contact Kathy Edwards at kathy@forging.org or call 216-781-6260.

 

LOBBY DAY AGENDA

Wednesday, February 2

11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Lunch and Briefing Session at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

 

12:30 p.m. – 12:45 p.m.

Government Relations 101 with FIA Lobby Firm, Mehlman Castagnetti

 

1:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Capitol Hill Meetings with the House and Senate

(The meetings are scheduled according to plant location/company presence and detailed schedules with bios of the members of Congress/staff for each meeting are distributed prior to February 25.)

 

5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Group Dinner at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

(A member of Congress is invited to speak to the group, schedule permitting.)

 

Thursday, February 3

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Continental Breakfast at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

 

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Policy Briefing: Trade Issues & Legislation

 

Lunch on Own

 

9:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Capitol Hill Meetings with the House and Senate

(The meetings are scheduled according to plant location/company presence and detailed schedules with bios of the members of Congress/staff for each meeting are distributed prior to February 25.)

 

 

 

HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

400 New Jersey Ave. NW

Washington, D.C. 20001

 

A room block has been reserved at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill at the discounted rate of $269 per night. To place your hotel reservation, call 202-737-1234 and mention “Forging Industry Association” to receive the discounted group rate. You may also book your reservation online by clicking the red button below. The deadline to make reservations in the FIA room block is January 4, 2022. Rooms reserved after this date are subject space and rate availability. This is a very popular time in Washington, D.C., so book your room early.  When the FIA room block is filled, we will do the best we can to accommodate additional attendees. 

 

Cancellation:

Registration fees are non-refundable. Substitutions are allowed if submitted to FIA in writing by January 4, 2022.

 

Please Note:

No registration is final until accepted by FIA. FIA reserves the right to refuse registration/attendance to any person. Any registration that is not accepted by the FIA will be refunded in full.