Join Us

The AIF Summit will provide an opportunity for AIF Members and other business leaders from across the state to discuss policy and advocacy issues with members of Congress.  You’ll hear insights into today’s complex legislative and regulatory landscape as we dig deep on the issues that directly impact Florida and your business.
Policy & Advocacy
Tax Reform and Insurance Regulation
Federal Regulation on Florida Water Policy and Land Use
Changes to the Health Care System
    Opportunities and Challenges to Florida’s Transportation, Ports and Infrastructure
Hurricane Irma Response and Recovery
Manufacturing, Aerospace and Defense
Networking
Network with other Business Leaders
Exclusive Access to Key Congressional Leaders
Updates from Policy Experts from NAM on Business Issues

 


For more information please contact AIF President & CEO, Tom Feeney at tfeeney@aif.com or by phone at (850) 224-7173.


There will also be a Meet & Greet Reception for participants that will be well attended by members of Congress.
Lunch Keynote Speaker

Congressman Bill Shuster (R-Pennsylvania)
Chair, Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

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Throughout his career in the House, Congressman Bill Shuster has proven himself to be a leader on local and national issues, and an outspoken advocate for the people of the 9th Congressional District of Pennsylvania.

As Chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Shuster continues to work to secure important funding for roadway projects in the 9th district as well as infrastructure improvements throughout Western Pennsylvania. One of the largest committees in Congress, the Transportation and Infrastructure Committee currently has jurisdiction over all modes of transportation: aviation, maritime and waterborne transportation, roads, mass transit and railroads.


Guest Speaker
Congressman Peter Roskam (R-Illinois)
Chair, Ways & Means Tax Policy Committee

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U.S. Representative Peter J. Roskam is currently in his sixth term of service to the people of the 6th District of Illinois.

He currently serves as the Ways & Means Tax Policy Chairman for the 115th Congress. From this key legislative perch, he is expected to play a leading role in the first major overhaul of the nation’s tax code in over three decades. The Committee on Ways and Means is the oldest committee of the United States Congress, and is the chief tax-writing committee in the House of Representatives. Roskam has served on the Committee since 2009 and assumed the Tax Policy Chairmanship in 2017.


 
POLICY Briefings
Congressional Speakers
(as of 10/20/17)
Congresswoman
Kathy Castor
(D-Florida)
Confirmed
Congressman
Charlie Crist
(D-Florida)
Confirmed
Congressman
Ron DeSantis
(R-Florida)
Confirmed
     
Congresswoman
Val Demings
(D-Florida)
Confirmed
Congressman
Ted Deutch
(D-Florida)
Confirmed
Congressman
Mario Diaz-Balart
(R-Florida)
Confirmed
     
Congressman
Neal Dunn
(R-Florida)
Confirmed
Congressman
Matt Gaetz
(R-Florida)

Confirmed
Congressman
Al Lawson
(D-Florida)
Confirmed
     
Congressman
Bill Posey
(R-Florida)

Confirmed
Congressman
Tom Rooney
(R-Florida)

Confirmed
Congressman
Daniel Webster
(R-Florida)
Confirmed

Agenda
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October 23
 
  3:00 pm – 5:00 pm  
  National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Hosted Policy Briefings
@ the NAM Office, 733 10th Street NW

Topics include:
  Healthcare
Infrastructure
Energy Resources Policy
International Economic Affairs Policy
Tax & Domestic Economic Development Policy
     
  6:00 pm – 7:30 pm  
  Welcome Reception
@ Capitol Hill Club, Eisenhower Room, 1st Floor, 300 1st Street SE


(Transportation to Charlie Palmer Steak provided for Sponsors)
   
  7:30 pm  
  VIP Dinner with Senator Marco Rubio (Sponsors Only)
@ Charlie Palmer Steak, 101 Constitution Avenue NW
       
  9:00 pm    
  Optional: Cordial and Cigar
   @ Shelly’s Back Room, 1331 F Street NW
October 24
  8:30 am – 8:45 am
  Security Screening at White House Complex
@ Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Avenue NW

Register to attend White House Meetings
       
  8:45 am – 10:15 am
  White House Briefings
@ Eisenhower Executive Office Building, 1650 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
  EPA Water & Regulatory Issues
FEMA/ Irma Recovery
Tax Reform
 
  10:30 am – 11:00 am
  Self-Guided Tour of White House

(Transportation to Capitol Hill Club provided)
       
  11:15 am – 12:45 pm
  Lunch with Keynote Speaker
Congressman Bill Shuster: CHAIR – Transportation & Infrastructure Committee

@Capitol Hill Club, 300 1st Street SE
       
  1:00 pm – 3:45 pm
  Policy Briefings
Congressman Peter Roskam (R-IL) and 12 members of the the Florida Congressional Delegation (See above)

@ Room 441 Cannon House Office Building