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2017 Washington Fly-In

Each spring chemical distributors and their supply chain partners from around the country meet with their elected officials in Washington, DC. Meeting face-to-face with legislators is the most effective way to get your message heard on Capitol Hill. NACD staff provides you with all of the information you need to help make your visit successful.

The 2017 NACD Washington Fly-In will be held in Washington, D.C. on May 16-17, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City in Arlington, VA.

E-Leave Behinds

Please click here to download the 2017 Fly-In Leave Behind.

Attending the Washington Fly-In Makes a Difference!



ONLINE: Click here to register online.

HARD COPY: Click here to download a hard copy registration form.

Fax completed forms to (703) 527-7747 or email it to

Registration Deadline: May 5, 2017

Hotel & Travel

May 16-17, 2017
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City
1250 South Hayes Street
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 415-5000

Hotel Reservations:
Please click here to book online or call (800) 241-3333.
NACD Room Rates: $265/night

Please input the Arrival Date, Departure Date, and Group Code.
Group Code: DLYDLYA Be sure to mention Group Name: NACD, when calling to receive the group rate. Hotel Reservation Deadline: Friday, April 21, 2017

Overflow Room Block
Westin Crystal City
1800 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
(703) 486-1111

Hotel Reservations:
Please click here to book online.
NACD Room Rates: $239/night

Overflow Hotel Reservation Deadline: Friday, April 28, 2017

Washington Fly-In Agenda

Schedule subject to change.

 Tuesday, May 16, 2017

 10:00 am - 11:30 am  Legislative Prep Session
 11:45 am - 12:30 pm  Working Lunch with Q&A
 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm   Meetings with National representatives on the Hill
 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
 Reception on the Hill with Members of the Congressional Chemistry Caucus
 Wednesday, May 17, 2017

 7:45 am - 8:45 am  Breakfast at Capitol Visitors Center with Member of Congress
 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
 Meetings with National representatives on the Hill 
 9:00 am - 2:00 pm  Meetings with Regulatory Officials
 2:00 pm  Departure


Past Washington Fly-In Victories
Sharing your story on Capitol Hill has resulted in:

  • 2014 - CFATS approved in Dec. 2014
  • 2015 - TSCA Reform passed House and Senate; STB Reform signed into law; GSP Renewal signed into law
  • 2016 - Hours-of-Service Restart becomes law; 15 new House members added to Congressional Chemistry Caucus after Fly-In

Photos from the 2016 Fly-In

2016 Washington Fly-In