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2014 Public Affairs Conference

On April 29 – 30, 2014, Tell Congress that America Works Here!

The NRA's 2014 Public Affairs Conference will take place on April 29 – 30, 2014, in Washington, D.C.

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The restaurant industry is facing unprecedented challenges on a variety of legislative fronts from health care and taxes to minimum wage and immigration reform. 2014 will be a critical mid-term election year for restaurateurs large and small.  Congress needs to know how all of these issues affect you and your employees.  Join hundreds of industry peers and colleagues for two days in Washington, DC. Learn about the issues, talk with colleagues and share your story with Congress. They need to know that America Works Here.  

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April 29-30, 2014  

Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 

1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington DC, 20004  

Early Bird Member: $165.00
After March 28th: $185.00
Non-Member: $250.00
Spouse or non-business guest (meals and social activities only): $90.00

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The NRA is reserving blocks at a couple of area hotels. Hotel information will be available upon registration.            

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations received by 11:59PM EST on Tuesday, April 15 will be fully refunded. No refunds or credits will be granted for cancellations made after April 15. For questions, please contact Jon Simons at or at 202-331-59074.


Learn more about this exciting new program by clicking here.  For questions, contact Jon Simons at or 202-331-5907.  


For information about sponsorship opportunities for the NRA 2014 Public Affairs Conference and all other questions please contact Caitlin Donahue,, (202) 331-5915.

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