ABOUT THE EVENT
This year’s agenda will focus on specific solutions to encourage U.S. economic growth. In an historic election year, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group is prepared to advance a greater understanding between Silicon Valley innovators and Washington D.C. leaders.
This trip presents an opportunity for the delegation to meet with Senate and Congressional leaders and key Administration officials. In addition to high-level visits, the trip will feature many networking opportunities with various Silicon Valley industry leaders. Among them are this year’s advocacy trip co-chairs: Santa Clara County Board Supervisor Joe Simitian, Western Digital CEO Steve Milligan, and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo.
The Leadership Group federal policy agenda includes but is not limited to:
- Additional Funding for the BART extension, Caltrain, and Valley Link Rail
- Repeal Amortization of R&D
- Pricing Climate Pollution
- Accessible & Affordable Health Care
- Increased Funding for Higher Education
- Cybersecurity/Data Privacy
- Autonomous Vehicle Technology
- Scientific Research Funding/R&D
- Immigration Reform
Silicon Valley Leadership Group President & CEO
Santa Clara County Board Supervisor
Former Western Digital CEO / Leadership Group Board Chair
Mayor of San Jose
THANK YOU TO OUR OFFICIAL TRAVEL SPONSOR
AVAILABLE SPONSORSHIPS OPPORTUNITIES
Branded Sponsor – $5000
Receive one complimentary registration, which includes one hotel night at The Jefferson Hotel, free dinner, breakfast, and lunch. The sponsor is also branded throughout individual binders, email blasts, in our follow-up survey, and through verbal accolades throughout the advocacy trip. Flights are not included.
MONDAY, March 30
6:30 p.m. Executive Dinner w/ Special Guest(s) at the Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center
8:30 p.m. Executive Dinner Concludes
TUESDAY, March 31
8:00 a.m. Breakfast Begins w/ Special Guest Bruce Mehlman at the Jefferson Hotel
9:00 a.m. Travel to Meetings on Capitol Hill
9:30 a.m. Individual Meetings on Capitol Hill
11:30 a.m. Travel to Lunch
12:00 p.m. Lunch* w/ a Congressional Caucus
1:00 p.m. Travel to Meetings on Capitol Hill
1:30 p.m. Individual Meetings on Capitol Hill
4:00 p.m. The Trip Concludes
LOGISTICS & ACCOMMODATIONS
Hotel reservations are made at The Jefferson Hotel in the heart of Washington, D.C., ranked the third best Hotel in the United States by U.S. News & World Report and featured by Forbes, Michelin, & the Historic Hotels of America.
The Leadership Group is pleased to be offering our guests a one night stay at The Jefferson Hotel, which is included in your ticket purchase. The Jefferson Hotel is located at 1200 16th St NW, Washington, DC 20036.
Please note the trip cost does not include airfare and trip participants are responsible for their own airline reservations. Several Leadership Group member carriers offer direct or one-stop flights from the Bay Area to the greater Washington, D.C. area including Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, and United Airlines.
Member Company Ticket
All visits, all meals, one night hotel accommodation at The Jefferson Hotel, staff time/travel costs, and all meeting materials (does NOT include airfare or ground transportation.)
Public Sector and Non-profit Ticket
All visits, all meals, 1 night hotel accommodation at The Jefferson Hotel, staff time/travel costs, and all meeting materials (does NOT include airfare or ground transportation.)
Washington D.C. Based Ticket
All visits, all meals, staff time/travel costs, and all meeting materials (does NOT include airfare or ground transportation.)
It is not within the Leadership Group’s policy to provide refunds, but we will make substitutions to the ticket holder upon request.
NOTICE: PLEASE BE AWARE THAT BY ATTENDING THIS EVENT, YOU CONSENT TO YOUR VOICE, NAME, AND/OR LIKENESS BEING USED, WITHOUT COMPENSATION, IN ANY AND ALL MEDIA, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVISED, IN PERPETUITY. YOU RELEASE THE SILICON VALLEY LEADERSHIP GROUP AND SILICON VALLEY LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION, ITS SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS AND LICENSEES FROM ANY POTENTIAL LIABILITY.