The National Chicken Council’s 2015 “Day in Washington” is scheduled Tuesday, April 28 and Wednesday, April 29.  This meeting, open to all NCC board members, official representatives from NCC processor and allied leader member companies, and state association representatives provides an opportunity for participants to meet face-to-face with Members of Congress to discuss crucial issues of significant interest and to advocate for the chicken industry.

The meeting will be headquartered at the Washington Court Hotel, conveniently located on Capitol Hill and approximately 4 miles from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport.  There is no meeting registration fee associated with participating in this important effort to speak directly with lawmakers.  If you wish to sign up to participate, please contact NCC for more details.  Following is the schedule of events for “Day in Washington.”

Tuesday, April 28

  • 12 Noon:              Luncheon
  • 1:00-4:00 p.m.   NCC Executive Committee Meeting (open to executive committee members only
  • 4:00-5:00 p.m.   Issues Briefing
  • 5:00-6:30 p.m.   Reception (dinner on your own)

Wednesday, April 29

  • 7:30-9:00 a.m.    Breakfast & Member of Congress to Speak
  • 9:00-3:00 p.m.   Capitol Hill Appointments
  • 11:30-1:30 p.m.   Lunch available at your leisure (Tortilla Coast restaurant)
  • 3:00-5:00 p.m.   Departures