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2023 Winter Policy Forum

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The 2023 Winter Policy Forum will be held at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill on Wednesday, February 15th from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ET. 

The Winter Policy Forum is a gathering for NASWA state workforce members to discuss current and developing trends in the workforce system and how they will be affected by changes occurring in the national landscape. The meeting focuses on collaborating with representatives from the Administration, Congress, U.S. Dept. of Labor, Intergovernmental (IGO) partner organizations, WIOA partner groups, and other D.C. policy-making groups.

 


Schedule 

Times listed below are subject to change

 

Tuesday, February 14

  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Board of Directors Meeting
  • 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Winter Policy Forum Welcome Reception

Wednesday, February 15

  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Winter Policy Forum

Thursday, February 16

  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Administration & Finance Committee Meeting
  • 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Communications Committee Meeting
  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Employment & Training Committee Meeting
  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Equal Opportunity Committee Meeting
  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Technology Committee Meeting
  • 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Workforce & Labor Market Information Committee Meeting

Friday, February 17

  • 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Administration & Finance Committee Meeting
  • 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Communications Committee Meeting
  • 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Employment & Training Committee Meeting
  • 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Equal Opportunity Committee Meeting
  • 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Technology Committee Meeting
  • 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Workforce & Labor Market Information Committee Meeting

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Registration

Registration Types

MEMBER

  • Member Registration: $475.00
    • A member is a state workforce agency employee or NASWA staff
  • Committee Registration: $275.00 per committee meeting
    • Committee meetings are limited to NASWA Members (state workforce agency personnel) and invited guests

NON-MEMBER

  • Government Partner Registration: $550.00
    • A USDOL employee, Federal Agency employee, Congressional staff, or Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) state agency partner employee.
  • Non-member Registration: $675.00  
    • Someone who is not a NASWA Member or Government Partner, as described above. This includes vendors, conference sponsors, and NASWA Affiliates.
    • Maximum of 3 attendees per non-member organization

Registration Deadline: Monday, January 23, 2023, at 5:00 p.m. ET, or earlier if capacity is reached.

NOTE: There will be NO onsite or late registrations.

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Click "My Registration" to view, modify, transfer, or cancel your existing registration.
NOTE: To access your registration, click "Already Registered?" then use the Confirmation Number from the "Registration Confirmation" email (sent from NASWA Meetings).

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Payments & Cancellations

Payment Options
 

Upon completing registration, you have the option to pay by credit card, purchase order, or check.

Please make checks payable to the National Association of State Workforce Agencies.

Please include the confirmation number and meeting you are attending on the check or purchase order.

NASWA
444 North Capitol Street, NW
Suite 300
Washington, DC 20001

If you need to change your method of payment at any time, please email NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org and identify the meeting you are attending.

NASWA's Federal Tax ID number is 52-0978073.

 

Cancellations and Refunds
 

Attendees who cancel and do not transfer their registration will be charged a $50.00 processing fee for cancellations/refunds requested on or before February 1, 2023. No refunds will be made for cancellation/refund requests received after February 1, 2023.


Photography, Video, and Information Sharing Disclaimer

By attending the event, you acknowledge and agree as follows: (a) NASWA may use photographs or recordings of you at the event for social media, marketing, promotional activities and for any other lawful purpose in the ordinary course of its business; (b) due to the prevalence of mobile recording devices in today’s world, NASWA disclaims all liability for the capture of your image in any multimedia format by other attendees at the event; (c) NASWA has your permission to share your limited personal information (in this instance, limited personal information is defined as: your name, organization, title, and email address) with our conference sponsors for marketing and networking purposes limited to this specific event.

Travel Information

Hotel Information

Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill

400 New Jersey Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
United States

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill at a group rate of $229.00 per night (plus tax).

The deadline to reserve a room is 5:00 p.m. ET on Monday, January 23, 2023. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

Please see the sponsorship/exhibition opportunities below, then select the "Sign Up" button to sign up as a sponsor. Send your questions to NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org.

Conference Attendance Registration

  • Staff from your organization attending the conference should register as "Non-Members" by going to the "Registration" tab above.

  • After completing the sponsorship/exhibition registration, you and/or your company representatives must still register to attend the conference. The conference registration is a separate, standalone registration from the sponsorship/exhibition registration.             

    • If you signed up for a sponsorship level that includes complimentary attendee registration(s), you will receive a complimentary registration code for the number of free registrations applicable to your Sponsorship Level. The code will be sent to the individual purchasing the sponsorship. 

Payment Deadline

Payment is due no later than January 3, 2023​​​​​​. If payment is not received by January 3, 2023, any signed sponsorship agreements are null and void.

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Cancellation and Refund Policy

Receipt of your signed Sponsorship / Exhibition Agreement is a commitment to sponsor/exhibit at the Event. Therefore, notification of sponsorship/exhibition cancellation must be submitted in writing to NASWA and the Sponsor is required to pay its sponsorship as outlined below:

  • For sponsorship/exhibition cancellations received by NASWA on or before January 3, 2023, the Sponsor will be responsible for 50% of the total sponsorship payment.
  • For sponsorship/exhibition cancellations received by NASWA after January 3, 2023, the Sponsor will be responsible for 100% of the total sponsorship payment.

If sponsoring promotional items, once this Agreement is signed and the item is in production, there shall be no refunds.

Content Deadlines

  • Company description, logo, and website URL should be submitted during registration or sent to NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org as soon as possible.

  • Conference bags, sponsored lanyards, and any company-branded materials to be included in the registration packet items should reach the hotel by Thursday, February 9, 2023.

Sponsor Levels Availability

  • Gold Sponsorships - $9,000.00 | 6 3 Available

  • Silver Sponsorships - $7,000.00 | SOLD OUT

  • Bronze Sponsorships - $4,500.00 | Available (Note: This sponsorship level does not include an Exhibit Table - see A la Carte options below)

A la Carte Items  

  • Exhibit Table - (one 6' exhibit table and two chairs) - Limited availability 

    • Bronze Sponsorship: $1,500.00 

  • Conference Bag Sponsorship* - $1,500.00

  • Name Badge Package Sponsorship* - $2,000.00

  • Welcome Reception Sponsorships
    • Libation Station - $8,000.00 | SOLD OUT | Sponsor the Libation Station and gain the opportunity to network with attendees while passing out company-branded drink tickets (beer, wine, and soft drinks; two tickets per attendee)

    • Dining Depot - $7,000.00 | Burgers, assorted cheeses, chips and dips, oh my! There are options for everyone! Sponsor the Dining Depot and have your company logo and QR code to your company website prominently placed at the three food stations: sliders, artisan cheeses, and chips & dips.

 

*Price listed is for sponsorship only. Purchase of item(s) is sponsor's responsibility. All items are subject to availability at the time of the request.

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​Sponsorship Opportunities

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Conference FAQs

How do I cancel my registration?

In the Registration Confirmation email you received from NASWA Meetings after registering for the conference, follow the instructions to modify your registration. You'll need your confirmation number and the email address used to complete the registration to modify your registration. Click, "Cancel Registration" and follow the instructions to complete your cancellation.

If you do not have your confirmation email, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org to request a duplicate.

How do I transfer my registration to someone else?

In the Registration Confirmation email you received from NASWA Meetings after registering for the conference, follow the instructions to modify your registration. You'll need your confirmation number and the email address used to complete the registration to modify your registration. Click, "Transfer Registration" and follow the instructions to substitute an attendee. 

If you do not have your Registration Confirmation email, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org to request a duplicate.

How can I download a copy of my registration invoice/receipt?

In the Registration Confirmation email you received from NASWA Meetings after registering for the conference, click the link to view/print your invoice/receipt.

If you do not have your confirmation email, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org to request a duplicate.

I have a question about a NASWA event. How do I contact NASWA?

If you have a question about a specific NASWA meeting or event, please contact NASWA-Meetings@naswa.org.

What are the cancellation and refund policies?

Registrants who cancel or do not send a replacement will be billed the applicable registration fee: All cancellation refunds requested at any time before two weeks (14 days) prior to the start of the event will incur a $50 processing fee

No refunds will be made for cancellation requests received within 14 days of the start of the event.

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