Washington Leaders’ Conference

May 8-9, 2019 – Register Now!

Registration is now open for the The New England Council’s 2019 Washington Leaders’ Conference–formerly known as the Annual Spring Event.  The two-day conference will take place on Wednesday, May 8 and Thursday, May 9 in Washington, DC.



In addition to a new name, we are making some other changes to the program based on feedback from members:

  • The event will kick off on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 12:00 p.m. with a Welcome Luncheon featuring a special “Perspectives from the Press Gallery” panel discussion with several prominent Washington-based journalists who will share their insights on the political climate in the nation’s capital.
  • The remainder of Wednesday afternoon will be dedicated to small group meetings for our various policy committees, either with federal agency officials or on Capitol Hill.
  • The remainder of the program will remain the same as in recent years, with a Capitol Hill Reception on Wednesday evening and a Congressional Breakfast on Thursday, May 9, followed by additional policy committee meetings in the late morning and early afternoon on Thursday.

Stay tuned for more details on confirmed speakers, as well as details on policy committee meetings in the coming weeks.  Policy committee members will hear directly from the respective NEC staff liaison to your committee regarding meeting details.


Members: $500

Non-Members: $700

NEC Board of Directors: $300


Sponsorship opportunities are available – contact Larry Zabar at lzabar@newenglandcouncil.com or 617-723-4009 for more information.

2019 Washington Leaders’ Conference Sponsors

A special thanks to our conference sponsors for their generous support:

1251 Capital Group
American Tower
American Tower
BAE Systems
Bank of America
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Capitol Counsel
Delta Dental of Masshachusetts
Dominion Energy
Fallon Health
Fidelity Investments
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Iron Mountain
John Hancock
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
Kearney, Donovan & McGee
Liberty Mutual
MITRE Corporation
National Grid
Natixis Investment Managers
New Balance Athletics, Inc.
New England Fuel Institute
Rasky Partners
Saint Anselm College
TRC Companies, Inc.
Tufts Health Plan
Turkish Airlines

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