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2014 Day on Capitol Hill
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2014 Day on Capitol Hill

Working together as a collective voice on important industry issues at the National level, coordinating our efforts and speaking out, we can make a difference!

4/28/2014 to 4/29/2014
When: 04/28/2014
Where: Omni Shoreham Hotel
2500 Calvert St. NW
Washington, District of Columbia  20008
United States
Contact: Melissa Unger

Online registration is closed.
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ESA is headed back to Washington, DC for the annual "Day on Capitol Hill" event, April 28-29, 2014.

Join your ESA colleagues as we meet with our congressional representatives and their staffs to discuss issues that are critical to the security industry and public safety.

Legislative issues to be discussed this year include:

· Electronic Life Safety and Security Systems Federal Background Check Act

· School Security Federal Grant Opportunities in Departments of Education & Justice

· Support suppression and detection for Fire Protection: Balanced Approach by ESA

· CCTV in Nursing Homes: Preventing Elder Abuse for Inclusion in the Older Americans Reauthorization Act


John Chwat and his staff will make all the congressional appointments for you in advance. Information packets will be distributed to all attendees at registration with the pertinent industry issues, including talking points to use while visiting your representatives. Security Clearance must be obtained in advance to meet with congressional representatives. We will do all of the work for you, we just need you to be there.

View the schedule of events here and see why you should attend.

**To better prepare for this event, join us for our free pre-conference webinar, Day on Capitol Hill Issue Briefing on Tuesday, April 22 at 1pm Central / 2pm Eastern.  This webinar will provide valuable insight for this year's legislative issues.** 

To learn more about the issues you can download the event handout here.

NEW IN 2014 - State Fire Marshals Attend Diamond Dinner!   Participants in Day on Capitol Hill will have a unique opportunity to spend time with state fire marshals. On Tuesday, the board of the National Association of State Fire Marshals (NASFM) will join attendees for dinner. Don’t miss this chance to spend a few hours talking with state fire marshals from across the country.


Our host hotel this year will be the lovely Omni Shoreham located at 2500 Calvert St NW, Washington, DC 20008. Reservations can be made by calling 202-234-0700 and referencing "Day on Capitol Hill 2014" to obtain the group rate before April 7th or online here. Rooms are limited so please book your hotel soon.

For those interested in the Select Guest Program that adds those special touches to your stay, make sure to sign up here before making your reservation. Take advantage of the free membership and enjoy the perks!


Additionally, an agreement has been completed with American Airlines and is valid April 25-May 2, 2014 for travel to Washington, DC (BWI, DCA and IAD). Attendees will receive a 5% discount off the lowest applicable published air fare when flights are booked on-line at for American Airlines and American Eagle flights only. PROMO Code: 6444DB


Event Registration is now closed!

For more information about the event please contact:

Melissa Unger at 972.807.6807 (o) or 972.795.0709 (c) or at


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