2019 IOPFDA Small Business Advocacy Fly-In

Join the Independent Office Products & Furniture Dealers Association (IOPFDA) as we converge on Washington, D.C. to lobby on behalf of the industry's needs. You'll be placed directly across the table from your legislators and they'll be listening to your concerns as a leading business operator in their district. 

Dates:          March 26 – 27, 2019 

Location:     Capitol Skyline Hotel, located 5 blocks from the U.S. Capitol. 

 Who’s attending:

  • GSA contract holders and re-sellers from all over the country
  • Furniture and Office product Manufacturers
  • National Wholesalers

Invited Speakers:

           Ryan Roberts                  NDAA Section 846 Update

           Xavierra Webb-Spann   GSA Consolidated Multiple Award Schedule Program

           Stacy Mitchell                 Director Institute for Local Self Reliance (Amazon Expert)

           Rep. Joe Neguse           Antitrust Issues Facing the New Congress

           Jeff Calhoun                   Chief Multiple Award Schedules IWAC

Networking and Entertainment:

  • Networking reception followed by City Lights evening bus tour of the Nation’s Capital.

Capitol Hill Breakfasts and Visits:

  • Start your day with breakfast and hear from our Guest Speaker.
  • Attend scheduled meetings with your Senators and Congressional Representatives to discuss issues of concern.
    • Please register early to ensure that scheduled meetings with your Senators and Congressional Representatives can be made.  


Tuesday, March 26, 2019

  • 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm     Speaker Seminars
  • 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm     Networking Cocktail Reception
  • 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm     City Lights evening bus tour

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

  • 8:00 am - 9:00 am    Breakfast with Guest Speaker
  • Meetings with Senators and Congressional Representatives by scheduled appointment.


Hotel Accommodations

Capitol Skyline Hotel 10 I St. SW, Washington, DC 20024

IOPFDA has secured a block of rooms for the Fly-In. The special room rate will be available until March 1, 2019.  

For those flying into the area, the closest airport is Reagan National Airport,
Washington, D.C.