The IFDA Washington Insight Conference is an important opportunity to get insights on policy that will impact your business and to be an advocate for the industry. The program includes interactive sessions, Capitol Hill meetings with lawmakers, and networking opportunities with peers.


Business owners and other company leaders, senior human resources, General Counsel, and Division Heads and GMs.

Insight Agenda
Conference “insight” sessions include a variety of speakers addressing changes in policy and how it will affect your business. Presenters include lawmakers, IFDA legal counsel, and other experts on transportation, taxes, and workplace issues.

Capitol Hill Meetings with Lawmakers
There is no better way to cut through political noise than to meet lawmakers face to face to discuss your business. During Capitol Hill appointments, you can tell real-world stories about the impact of legislation and regulation on your business, your employees, and your customers.

Highlights from our 2019 agenda include:

  • A discussion about the DRIVE-Safe Act by Senator Todd Young, who introduced the bill in the Senate.
  • Ray Martinez, FMCSA Administrator, will speak about the FMCSA and what distributors can expect expect from the primary transportation regulatory agency.
  • An analysis of polling data from Bill McInturff, o help attendees understand the current political environment.
  • Capitol Hill meetings with lawmakers, scheduled by IFDA, on your behalf.

Agenda At A Glance

Monday, April 27, 2020
Registration and Arrival Reception

Tuesday, April 28, 2020
Washington Insights & Congressional Visits
Featuring Congressional speakers and policy experts in the morning and Hill visits in the afternoon.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Washington Insights

The final morning insight session includes a Hill visit debriefing and continued insights from Washington policymakers.



There is no registration fee associated with participating in this program. IFDA welcomes the participation of member company executives from headquarters as well as division locations.

Registration for the 2020 IFDA Washington Insight Conference will open in early 2020.

Hotel & Destination


index.jpgAt the intersection of New York Avenue and 10th streets, in the northwest section of the city, sits Washington, DC’s newest luxury hotel, the Conrad Washington, DC. The stylish and sophisticated Conrad is the cornerstone for the city’s most exciting mixed use development, CityCenterDC.

A link to online hotel reservations will be made available once registration is open for this event. For your travel plans, please note, Washington’s Reagan National Airport (DCA) is a 15-minute ride by cab.

Conrad Washington, DC
950 New York Avenue
Washington, D.C. 20001

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