2019 PUGET SOUND DAY ON THE HILL
May 14-16, WASHINGTON D.C.
Join us again this year as we travel to Washington D.C. for Puget Sound Day on The Hill, May 14-16. We will meet with key decision-makers about the benefits a healthy Puget Sound brings to the entire nation, as well as to our region
Sign on to the 2019 Puget Sound Letter of Support
To demonstrate even broader support at Puget Sound Day on the Hill, we’re asking leading organizations in the region to join us by signing on to this letter of support articulating the challenges and needs for Puget Sound recovery.
Sign on to the letter here.
- Monday May 13: Suggested travel day, evening welcome reception for state salmon recovery leaders
- Tuesday May 14: Agency meetings and evening reception
- Wednesday May 15: All-day, large group meeting with Congressional and agency leaders
- Thursday, May 16: Small group meetings and/or panels, suggested afternoon/evening departure
Travel and AccomModations
We thank Alaska Airlines for its support of Puget Sound Day on the Hill. Alaska Airlines has provided a 5% percent discount Code: ECMC352.
Participants are responsible for arranging their own travel and accommodations. Alaska Airlines has provided a 5% percent discount Code: ECMC352. To use the Discount Code, go online to alaskaair.com and input the Discount Code when searching for flights. The discount will be applied to any flights meeting the contract parameters. By clicking the “?” next to the discount code box after entering the code you may view a detailed description of the rules.
Hotels offering government per diem rates
Here are suggested hotels that may or may not be offering government per diem:
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
- (202) 737-1234
Kimpton George Hotel
- (202) 347-4200
Hampton Inn Washington – Downtown – Convention Center DC
- 1.3- 1.4mi
Hyatt House Washington
- (202) 554-1234
- 1.7- 2.0mi
Mandarin Oriental Washington DC
- (202) 554-8588
- 1.6- 1.9mi
Embassy Suites by Hilton Washington DC – Convention Center
· (202) 739-2001
· 1.6- 1.8mi
Holiday Inn Washington Capitol
- (202) 479-4000
- 1.0- 1.3mi
PARTICIPATE IN THE 2019 GROUP PLANNING MEETINGS
As the trip approaches, the Puget Sound Partnership will host two planning and preparation meetings at the Center for Urban Waters in Tacoma to discuss and refine messages for the trip and finalize logistics. Agendas and call-in numbers will be provided in advance, although in-person attendance is highly recommended.
- Planning Meeting 1: Tuesday, April 16, 8:30 am - 11:30 am, Center for Urban Waters, Tacoma - MEETING MATERIALS
- Planning Meeting 2: Wednesday May 1, 1 - 4 pm, Center for Urban Waters, Tacoma
Please contact Marie Novak email@example.com with questions.