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:

           Kiel Todd                    GSA Office of Enterprise Strategy Management (NDAA Section 846 team)

           Stephanie Shutt          Director GSA Multiple Award Schedule Program

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

           Nydia Velazquez         Chairman House Small Business Committee

           Jack Williams              Former Director of GSA Furniture Division

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.    


Thank you to our Sponsors!