Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. EST
(NEW TIME AND LOCATION on CAPITOL HILL)
Why attend this Forum?
- The United States is refining its voice in the international community. This forum is going to help the Caribbean Business Diaspora define its place in the new global outlook.
- The timing on this forum is to continue the work which began in 2012 and has reached thousands of businesses from the diaspora located in the United States, United Kingdom, Canada, Netherlands and other countries/regions. This forum builds on the foundation that is already in place - get on the bus before it leaves. Register today!
- Presentation on how best the Caribbean Business Diaspora can work with the U.S. Government and other U.S. Agencies.
- Invitations were sent to over 5,000 businesses.
Invited Guests Include:
- White House / U.S. Government / Business Community
- Caribbean Governments / Diaspora / Private Sector
- Friends of the Caribbean / Young Professionals
Space is limited - PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED
Due to Capitol Hill location and security restrictions, early registration is advised.
Valid ID or Passport is required to access building.
Donations Accepted and will be used towards expenses relating to this event.
Lunch will be provided
1. How do I locate the meeting room at the Russell Senate Office Building?
From the entrance on the corner of Delaware and C Street, North East - Enter at the Russell Rotunda and head to the elevator bank on the right. Take an elevator up to the 3rd floor. Turn left to walk partway around the Russell Rotunda. SR-325 will be on your right, just off of the rotunda.
2. Getting to Capitol Hill by Subway
There are three subway stops found within walking distance of the Capitol:
- Union Station – Located at First Street, NW, and Massachusetts Avenue.
- Capitol South – Located at First Street between C and D Streets, SE.
- Federal Center, SW – Located at the southwest corner of Third and D Streets, SW.
Additional information on riding the subway, which is called the Metro, is available at the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority homepage www.wmata.com.
Two DC Circulator routes, (Union Station – Navy Yard Route and National Mall Route) include stops near the U.S. Capitol. The Circulator is another kind of public bus, and you will find more information about this option at www.dccirculator.com.
3. Getting to Capitol Hill by Car (Parking)
Please keep in mind that there is very little public parking available near the Capitol. The nearest public parking facility is at Union Station, to the north of the Capitol.
Metered street parking is found along the Mall to the west of the Capitol.
4. How to contact Capitol Hill operator?
Dial 1-202-224-3121, then press "0" for operator
5. Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
18 years old
6. What can I not bring into the event/building?
No weapons or sharp objects of any type are allowed. View link for additional information https://www.aoc.gov/prohibited-items-us-capitol-building
7. How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email: email@example.com / Phone: 1-240-619-3922 / www.caribbeanreturningnationals.org