2017 Congressional summit on travel & tourism

June 20-22 in Washington, D.C.  

$199/Night at Washington Hilton: Book Here

The STS Congressional Summit on Travel & Tourism builds on our reputation as a national industry leader in Washington.

At the summit you will:

  • Network with Industry leaders, Federal partners and Congressional staff
  • Work as a team. Take a stand on the issues impacting our industry.
  • Get prepared! Learn about policy changes that could impact your business.
  • Meet with representatives. Discuss the issues most important to Travel & Tourism.
  • Come together as a united front and actively participate in the legislative process.

2017 Proposed Agenda

Tuesday, June 20:

  • Day: Arrival
  • Evening: Congressional Reception

Wednesday, June 21:

  • Morning: Policy Briefing Session
  • Afternoon: Capitol Hill Delegation Visits
  • Evening: Dinner honoring Members of Congress

Thursday, June 22:

  • Morning & Afternoon: Capitol Hill Delegation Visits
  • Late Afternoon/Evening: Departures

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Evening Capitol Hill Reception
Bringing together congressional leaders, administration officials, and federal partners with frontline tourism leaders to discuss the importance of the state of the industry, tourism's impact on jobs creation and economic development, and the importance of the National Park Service Centennial as a marketing hook for local communities.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016


Policy Briefing Breakfast Session
A morning of policy briefings and educational seminars to update board members and other attendees in preparation of afternoon appoints on the Hill making the most of our industry's leadership time in Washington.

Afternoon Capitol Hill Visits
Scheduled appointments with members of Congress and/or staff
Evening Southeast Tourism Society Board of Directors Reception & Dinner

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Morning Southeast Tourism Society mid-Year Board Meeting
12:00 noon Adjourn