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WIPP 2013 Annual Leadership Meeting

10/9/2013 to 10/10/2013
When: October 9-10, 2013
Where: Washington, DC
Contact: Pam Woo

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WIPP Annual Leadership Meeting

Leader to Leader: From Across America to the Halls of Congress

October 9-10, 2013

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill, Washington, DC






Policies matter. They have a direct effect on your business growth. Meet, network and join WIPP Leaders, and build your business.


Updated Agenda


WIPP ** National Partner Lunch 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – 12:00pm – 2:00pm

** This special networking luncheon is for WIPP National Partners.


WIPP In Action! 
   Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – 2:30pm – 5:30pm

Government Shutdown
A discussion led by Ann Sullivan, head of WIPP's Government relations team, will explore the budget issues surrounding the shutdown from the House and Senate perspectives. 

Jane Campbell, Majority Staff Director and Chief Counsel, Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship

Natalee Binkholder, Legislative Director, Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC-5th)

OPEN for Women: CEO BootCamp
On the heels of the smash hit OPEN for Women: CEO BootCamp launch in New York on September 20th, WIPP and American Express OPEN are proud to present a mini BootCamp for WIPP attendees. 
OPEN for Women: CEO BootCamp immerses women entrepreneurs in fundamental pillars for successful ventures: confidence, competence and connections. Get ready to hone your skills, uncover opportunities and address mindset obstacles to reach your full potential.
Featuring Charlotte Beers, Author and Former Chairman/CEO of Ogilvy & Mather Worldwide and Former Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs

WIPP Capital Connections Reception
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – 6:00pm – 7:30pm

Meet corporate representatives from WIPP supporters such as American Express, AT&T, and Walmart and OSDBU representatives including Department of the Air Force, Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Smithsonian Institution, US Agency for International Development, US Department of Energy, US Department of Health and Human Services, and US Department of the Treasury. And join us to celebrate our 2013 WIPP Award winners. Sponsored by Digital Hands.


No-Host Networking Dinners
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 – 7:30pm

Join fellow WIPP members from across the country for special small group networking dinners.  WIPP has selected a series of nearby classic DC restaurants and reserved you a seat!  Attendees will be responsible for the cost of their own meal.  Choose from:

           Bistro Bis – modern interpretations of French bistro fare
           Dinner per person estimated at $65

           Charlie Palmer Steak – big, bold American food
           Dinner per person estimated at $90

           Johnny’s Half Shell – Chesapeake and Gulf Coast seafood
           Dinner per person estimated at $65

           The Monocle – authentic American steak and seafood
           Dinner per person estimated at $60


WIPP Legislative Fly-In: Share Our Vision and Lead the Way
Thursday, October 10, 2013 – 8:00am – 4:00pm

An action packed day that will inspire you to become an effective advocate for your business: expect to expand your understanding of government policies that affect your bottom line, expect to share your views with elected officials, and expect to network with other successful business leaders.


8:00am to 9:30am       WIPP Policy Breakfast - Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

Learn about what your advocates at WIPP are doing on your behalf and learn how to become a better advocate for your business.  In addition to advocacy training, the DC WIPP policy team will interview two distinguished guests who are innovators in the way capital is delivered and intellectual property.

Connie Evans, President, Association for Enterprise Opportunity

Mark Elliot, Executive Vice President, Global Intellectual Policy Center.

10:00am – 12:00pm    Hill Visits - Capitol Hill

12:30pm – 3:30pm      WIPP Policy Awards Luncheon - Hyatt Regency Washington on
                                    Capitol Hill


Transformative Leadership – Making a Difference
This program will discuss the stepping stones to individual economic influence and growth:
        Leadership models in the public and private sectors
        Building networks and collaboration to drive change
        Power, politics and engagement: addressing the roles played by leaders from government,
academia, and business in policy formation
Jennifer Lawless, Professor of Government; Director, Women & Politics Institute, American University  

2013 WIPP Public Policy Awards 


Thought Leadership and Advocacy
A conversation with two groundbreaking women who have leveraged advocacy to make a national impact.  The discussion will include:
        Building a powerful network
        Building visibility, credentials, and credibility
        For C-Suite Growth, Business, and Board Opportunities

Marie Johns, President & Founder, L&L Consulting

Elizabeth Vale , Senior Adviser, Promontory Financial Group


The Future of Leadership
Madam President Camp


Registration Rates

WIPP 2013 Annual Leadership Meeting

Wednesday, October 9, 3:00pm – Thursday, October 10, 4:00pm

WIPP National Partners and Advocacy Partners $325

WIPP Legislative Advocates $350

Registered Coalition Partner Members $375

Non-Members $400




Individual Event Registration

* Please log in for member discounts.

WIPP Capital Connections Reception only  * $110

WIPP Policy Breakfast only  * $75

Congressional Luncheon only  * $100


Click here to see Sponsorship Opportunities.



Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 737-1234

WIPP's room block at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill is full and has ended.  If you are unable to reserve at the Hyatt Regency (Central Reservations office, (888) 421-1442) and would like to be put on a wait list, please email Pam Woo,, with your required nights.  In the meantime, there are 3 hotels within one block of the Hyatt Regency:

The Liaison Capitol Hill, 415 New Jersey Avenue, NW – 202-638-1616

Washington Court Hotel, 525 New Jersey Avenue, NW – 202-628-2100

The Hotel George, 15 E Street, NW – 202-347-4200

Phoenix Park Hotel (across from Union Station), 520 North Capitol Street, NW – 202-638-6900 


Union Station


Washington, DC is served by three major airports: Reagan National (DCA), Washington Dulles International (IAD) and Baltimore Washington International (BWI). Reagan National Airport is the closest in proximity to The Liaison Capitol Hill. Paid shuttles are available from each of the airports by calling in advance 800-BLUE-VAN. Cab rates are approximately $20-$70, depending on the airport you choose.


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Official Ground Transportation Sponsor: Reston Limousine
Reston Limousine, Washington DC’s premier transportation operator, can provide transportation for all groups and sizes with our fleet of more than 160 vehicles including sedans, limousines, vans, Van Terras and buses.  Reston Limousine also can schedule your airport pickups or other chauffeured transportation needs around the world with just one phone call. Call one of our sales representatives today at 703-478-0500 option 1 to make your reservation. For more information, please visit


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WIPP Thanks Our Corporate Conference Partners: 



Cancellation policy
Attendees may cancel up to 15 days prior to a session and receive a full refund, less an administrative processing fee of $5 for individual events and $15 for full conference registrations; within 8-14 days a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted within 7 days or less of the conference.


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