Washington Insights Fly-In

May 14-16, 2019
Phoenix Park Hotel, Washington D.C.

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Develop a deeper relationship with your representative and drive home how policy decisions in Washington, D.C. affect your business and jobs. Educate your member of Congress on policies that will help the industry grow and thrive, so we can continue to serve our vital role in the U.S. economy.  

Be at the center of the action and hear the latest news from regulators and key lawmakers. The political winds are blowing. Be part of the critical voice for the industry on Capitol Hill.



Stay in the heart of D.C. at the Phoenix Park Hotel! Located right on Capitol Hill, this hotel provides for easy access for your hill visits as well as all sessions and receptions. The Phoenix Park Hotel is a historical hotel with a contemporary guestroom design and modern Irish flair where you're bound to find your colleagues hanging out at The Dubliner classic Irish restaurant. Book your room in the ACA block for best rates and easy access to all Washington, D.C. has to offer.

The Madison Washington DC, a Hilton Hotel

Hotel Registration Cutoff: Monday, April 30, 2018

Register Online or call 202-862-1600

Room Rates: $314 per night for single/double occupancy, plus state/local taxes.

  • A limited number of rooms are blocked for ACA attendees; therefore, we cannot guarantee rooms will be available through the reservation deadline. To receive ACA's group rate, be sure to identify yourself as an attendee of ACA International's Washington Insights Conference.
  • For those looking to extend their stay, group rate is also available three days pre- (May 18-20) and post-event (May 24-26) based on hotel availability.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi is available in guestrooms and public spaces.

Travel & Transportation Notes

Venue Details


Show ACA members you are making a difference on Capitol Hill by sponsoring what is one of the critical events of the year for ACA members. Available Sponsorships include:

  • Opening Reception
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • General Sponsor

Don't see what you're looking for? Call us to customize a package. To become an sponsor, email tsmith@acainternational.org or call (952) 259-2107. 


Michael O'Rielly

(Commissioner - FCC)

Michael O’Rielly was nominated for a seat on the Federal Communications Commission by President Barack Obama on August 1, 2013 and was confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate on October 29, 2013. He was sworn into office on November 4, 2013. On January 29, 2015, he was sworn into office for a new term, following his re-nomination by the President and confirmation by the United States Senate.
Prior to joining the FCC, Commissioner O’Rielly served as a Policy Advisor in the Office of the Senate Republican Whip, led by U.S. Senator John Cornyn, since January 2013.

Tom Pahl

(Policy Associate Director - CFPB)

After working at the Federal Trade Commission for many years, most recently as acting director of its Bureau of Consumer Protection, Pahl has returned to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau to serve as its policy director for research, markets and regulations, where he oversees rulemaking and other critical issues to the debt collection industry.
During his time at the CFPB, both in his current position and previous role as managing counsel, Pahl has led efforts in rulemaking, policy development and regulatory guidance to implement the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, the Fair Credit Reporting Act, the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act, the Dodd-Frank Act and other regulatory requirements.

U.S. Rep. Vern Buchanan 


Co-chair of the bipartisan 29-member Florida congressional delegation serves on the House Ways and Means Committee, which has jurisdiction over tax policy, international trade, health care, welfare, Social Security and Medicare. Buchanan is the lead Republican of the Trade Subcommittee, a key panel that oversees tariffs, customs, bilateral and regional trade agreements and international trade rules and organizations. Buchanan is a self-made businessman serving his seventh term in Congress.

U.S. Rep. Lee Zeldin

(New York)

Member of the House Financial Services Committee, the Foreign Affairs committee, as well as five House subcommittees. Zeldin, an attorney, is a veteran who served in the Army’s elite 82nd Airborne Division. In the summer of 2006, Zeldin was deployed to Tikrit, Iraq, with an infantry battalion of fellow paratroopers in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Following his service on active duty, in 2007, Zeldin transitioned from active duty to the Army Reserves, where he serves today with the rank of Major.

U.S. Rep. Barry Loudermilk


Congressman Barry Loudermilk represents Georgia’s 11th Congressional District, which includes all of Bartow and Cherokee counties as well as portions of Cobb and Fulton counties. In the 116th Congress, Rep. Loudermilk serves as a member the U.S. House Committee on Financial Services. Barry also serves as a member of the Republican Study Committee (RSC), conservative caucus of the House Republicans.   

U.S. Rep. Ken Buck


Congressman Ken Buck is a Republican from Windsor, representing Colorado's 4th Congressional District. He was first elected to Congress on November 4, 2014, and is currently serving his third term in the United States House of Representatives. Ken serves on the House Judiciary Committee and the House Foreign Affairs Committee.        

U.S. Rep. Scott Tipton


Scott was first elected to the U.S. House of Representatives in 2010 to represent Colorado's 3rd congressional district. He currently serves on the House Committee on Financial Services and House Natural Resources Committee. He is Co-chairman of the Congressional Small Business Caucus and Vice Chair of the Congressional Western Caucus. 

U.S. Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer


As the Congressman from the 3rd Congressional District of Missouri, representing the 13 counties that make up the 3rd Congressional District of Missouri. He is a member of the House Financial Services Committee and is the Vice Chair of the House Small Business Committee. 

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