2016 NMHC Fall Board of Directors and Advisory Committee Meeting

September 13 - 15, 2016
The Fairmont Hotel
Washington, DC

Join us for the 2016 NMHC Fall Board of Directors and Advisory Committee Meeting at The Fairmont Hotel in Washington, DC. In this unpredictable election year, the meeting will leverage NMHC’s role as the leading advocate for the apartment industry to give you an insider’s view of what’s going on in the nation’s capital and how it might affect our industry.   

Open to all members.

Highlights include:

  • Hear from former Speaker of the House John Boehner in the opening general session.

  • Insider Briefings and Panel Discussions featuring top-ranking Congressional, Administration and industry leaders held at the renowned Newseum. Guests include key members from the Senate Banking Committee, Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Dean Heller (R-NV), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Congressmen Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) and Pat Tiberi (R-OH);

  • Nationally recognized political analyst Ron Brownstein. Brownstein is the political director of Atlantic Media Company, editorial director of National Journal, and a senior political and election analyst for CNN;
  • Senior leaders from Amazon and UPS discussing the future of e-commerce and how they can work with the multifamily industry to manage the growing volume of packages; 
  • An update on the economy from Austan Goolsbee, former Cabinet member and chief economist for the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board;

  • A panel of leading journalists who cover our industry from the Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg and Vox;

  • Congressional reception honoring House and Senate Members and their key staff held at a premier Washington location on the rooftop of 101 Constitution Avenue with breathtaking views of the city and U.S. Capitol; and 

  • An evening of baseball as the Washington Nationals take on the New York Mets at Nationals Park (*Special invitation-only event for Executive Committee members and Top NMHC PAC Donors).

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      Preliminary Agenda At-A-Glance


      Tuesday, September 13



      2:30 - 6:30 p.m.




      4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

      General Session



      •  Jaja Jackson, Director, Global Multifamily Housing Partnerships, Airbnb
      • A Conversation with John Boehner
        Moderator: Bob DeWitt, Vice Chairman, President & CEO, GID
        Speaker: John Boehner, Former Speaker of the House


      5:30 - 6:30 p.m.

      Opening Reception



      6:00 p.m.

      Board Buses to Washington Nationals Park
      (By Invitation Only - Executive Committee members, Top NMHC PAC Donors and Sponsors)



      7:00 p.m.

      Baseball Game (By Invitation Only - Executive Committee members, Top NMHC PAC Donors and Sponsors)



      Wednesday, September 14



      7:45 - 11:00 a.m.




      8:00 - 9:00 a.m.     Continental Breakfast

      8:00 - 9:00 a.m.

      Committee Meetings

      • Workforce Housing
      • Supplier Partner Alliance

       9:00 - 10:00 a.m.

      NMHC PAC Committee Meeting 

      10:00 - 11:00 a.m.Committee Meetings
      • Diversity
      • Finance

      11:00 a.m.

      Board Buses to Hill Luncheon and Meeting



      11:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

      Hill Luncheon and Meeting (Newseum, 7th Floor)


      Confirmed Speakers include: CNN Senior Political and Election Analyst Ron Brownstein, key members from the Senate Banking Committee, Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Dean Heller (R-NV), Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), House Democratic Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Congressmen Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO) and Pat Tiberi (R-OH). 

      5:00 - 5:30 p.m.

      Walk to 101 Constitution


      5:30 - 7:00 p.m.     

      Congressional Reception honoring House and Senate Members (101 Constitution Rooftop)

      EveningDinner on Own

      Thursday, September 15


      7:45 - 11:30 a.m.



      8:00 - 11:30 a.m.

      General Session with Breakfast

      • Intersection of Media and Real Estate
        Speakers: Laura Kusisto, Reporter, The Wall Street Journal; Joe Light, Bloomberg News; Matthew Yglesias, Vox

      • Economic Innovation: Keeping Corporations Competitive in the 21st Century
        Moderator: Sue Ansel, President & CEO, Gables Residential

        Speaker: Austan Goolsbee, former Cabinet member and chief economist for the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board

      • Business Meeting

      11:30 a.m.     

      Meeting Adjourns


      Note: Agenda is subject to change.  Please be aware that photos may be taken at the meeting and posted online.

      Meeting Sponsors:

      AT&T Connected Communities
      Berkeley Point Capital
      Capital One Multifamily Finance
      Eastdil Secured
      Google Fiber
      Lincoln Property Company
      Red Capital Group

      All Sponsors

      Become a sponsor of this event:

      Every year, many of our partners take advantage of the opportunity to market their organizations to the leaders of the apartment industry. 



      Click here to view the 2016 NMHC Partner Guide and review all of the ways you can promote your company at this meeting.


      Sponsorship Questions? Contact Melissa Rowan at mrowan@nmhc.org or 202/974-2372.