NATE to host inaugural member Congressional Fly-In event in the nation’s Capital

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Representatives from all NATE member companies are encouraged to participate in the inaugural Congressional Fly-In event

The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) today announced the key details associated with the inaugural NATE Member Congressional Fly-In Event in Washington, D.C. on May 14-15, 2019. The NATE Member Congressional Fly-In will be a time for representatives from NATE member companies across the country to converge in the Nation’s Capital. to conduct meetings with the congressional delegations and staff representing all of their respective states.

The Association will assist all participating NATE members with lining up their meetings with their designated state congressional delegations and staff. Additionally, all participating NATE members will receive an official copy of the NATE-branded 116th Congressional Directory and will be thoroughly briefed with a NATE Legislative and Regulatory Priorities Briefing Paper. All of the Association’s congressional policy priorities are bi-partisan in nature.

“With over 855 member companies nationwide, NATE is excited to flex our grassroots muscle by hosting our organization’s first official member fly-in event in D.C. this spring,” said Executive Director Todd Schlekeway. “All politics is local and the fly-in event serves as a call to action for representatives from all NATE member companies to participate. Due to the extensive footprint of our membership, our companies can have a tremendous impact on their respective congressional delegations by virtue of where they are from and the prominent role their companies are playing in our vibrant industry,” added Schlekeway.

The NATE Member Congressional Fly-In will also be an opportunity to network with associates from many of the other wireless, broadcast and utility industry organizations that the Association collaborates with. NATE will be hosting several fun networking events in conjunction with the fly-in. All of these networking events are free to attend for NATE member fly-in participants.

Additional information pertaining to the NATE Member Congressional Fly-In Event agenda and hotel information are included below for members to reference. To participate in the NATE Member Congressional Fly-In Event, please RSVP to today!

Additional Information Regarding 2019 NATE Member D.C. Congressional Fly-In


The official 2019 NATE Member Congressional Fly-In Agenda can be viewed HERE.

Hotel Information

NATE has secured a small room block at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC Capitol – Navy Yard. To access the exclusive $292/night rate (rates apply to Monday, May 13, Tuesday, May 14 and Wednesday, May 15 only and there is limited availability), guests need to copy and paste the URL ( into your browser.

Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC Capitol – Navy Yard

50 M Street SE

Washington, DC 20003

Reservations Line: 202-899-2800 or 1-800-CALL-HOME


Online Booking Link:

If the NATE room block fills and additional rooms are not available at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Washington DC Capitol – Navy Yard, here is a link with an alternative listing of hotels in the area: