NLBMDA Invites You to Attend the
2019 Spring Meeting and Legislative Conference
Featured Policy Session Perspectives on U.S. Trade Policy and USMCA

Ken Monahan
Director for International Economic Affairs Policy, National Association of Manufacturers

President Donald Trump signed a draft agreement for the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) in late 2018, which is intended to replace the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that has been in place since 1994. Congress is required to vote up or down on a USMCA bill, creating additional political considerations in the trilateral trade negotiations. Can the White House and Congress reach an agreement to help get USMCA across the finish line?
In addition to replacing NAFTA, there are policy questions surrounding the current trade dispute between the U.S. and China. With the Trump Administration engaging in an aggressive campaign against China’s trade practices and tariffs on many Chinese products already in place, will these tariffs continue? Also, how are the tariffs affecting manufacturing, jobs, and the residential construction sector?
Monahan will analyze U.S. trade policy and answer these key questions. In addition, he will identify the key decision makers, discuss the current state of play, and determine the possible effects of these changes to long-standing trade policy. 
Register at the Early-Bird Rate Before its too Late

The Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference is an incredible opportunity to remind leaders of the importance of our industry and advance the advocacy agendas of NLBMDA. Make sure to register by Monday, March 4 to receive the early-bird rate.

  • Capitol Hill and Federal Agency Visits
  • Washington Briefing Breakfast
  • NLBMDA LuDPAC Silent Auction
  • Capitol Hill Legislative Reception
  • NLBMDA LuDPAC Luncheon featuring Jake Sherman
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The Wink Hotel Washington, D.C.

Guest rooms are available at the special Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference rate through  Monday, March 4, 2019 .

Room Rate: $279 per night, single or double room, plus tax. 

The Wink is located between Georgetown and Dupont Circle. The hotel's location is minutes from Georgetown, Foggy Bottom and the DC Metro, bringing the best of the city's attractions to your doorstep.

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