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2014 Washington Forum

September 17 - 19, 2014
Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill | Washington, DC

Capitol BuildingNCA's 2014 Washington Forum will be held September 17-19 at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Visiting your Congressmen on Capitol Hill is the best way to ensure that your voice is heard and the confectionery industry is represented in Washington.


Registration includes appointments with lawmakers on Capitol Hill, notable speakers and briefings on the central issues facing our industry. NCA will schedule the meetings and provide you with background materials and talking points for you to carry the message to your elected officials.

*Discounted registration fees are available to NCA's Young Professionals Network and for first-time attendees.


Washington Forum provides opportunites for keynote speakers to cover the top policy issues affecting the industry. Confirmed speakers include:

Industry Issues

Meet with members of Congress and key government officials to discuss critical confectionery industry issues, including:

  • Economic impact of the candy industry
  • Sugar update/anti-dumping investigation
  • Health and nutrition policy
  • Trade policy
  • GE/GMO Labeling

Monument Run-Walk

NCA will host the inaugural Monument Run/Walk on Thursday, September 18, at 6:30 a.m. Join us as we take in the sights of the National Mall in our nation's capital. T-shirts are available for participants.


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View schedule as PDF.


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