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  • FEC Record: Outreach

Washington, DC, conference for corporations and their PACs

March 1, 2009

The Commission will hold its annual conference in Washington, DC, on April 2-3, 2009, for corporations and their PACs. Commissioners and staff will conduct a variety of technical workshops on federal campaign finance law. Workshops are designed for those seeking an introduction to the basic provisions of the law as well as for those more experienced in campaign finance law. For additional information, to view the conference agenda or to register for the conference, please visit the conference web site at

Hotel information

The conference will be held at the Westin Washington, DC City Center hotel in Washington, DC, near the McPherson Square (Blue/Orange lines) or Farragut North (Red Line) Metro stations. Attendees are responsible for making their own hotel reservations. To make hotel reservations call 1-800-937-8461 or visit the hotel web site ( and identify yourself as attending the Federal Election Commission conference. The hotel will also charge the prevailing sales tax, currently 14.5 percent. Valet parking is available for $15/day and $35/night. The hotel is walking distance from the Metro subway; public transportation is recommended. The FEC recommends waiting to make hotel and air reservations until you have received confirmation of your conference registration from Sylvester Management Corporation. Registration information

The registration fee for this conference is $499, which covers the cost of the conference, materials and meals. A $51 late fee will be added to registrations received after February 27. Complete registration information is available online at

FEC Conference Questions

Please direct all questions about conference registration and fees to Sylvester Management Corporation (Phone: 1-800/246-7277; e-mail: For questions about the conferences and workshops in 2009, call the FEC’s Information Division at 1-800/424-9530, (or send an e-mail to

  • Author 
    • Katherine Carothers
    • Sr. Communications Specialist