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Join the auto care industry in Washington, D.C. for the largest Auto Care Legislative Summit yet!

On Sept. 18-19, 2019, auto care professionals from across the country will be in Washington, D.C. to participate in the 2019 Auto Care Legislative Summit. The event consists of in-depth briefings on the industry's most pressing policy issues and face-to-face meetings with members of Congress and their staff. For the first time ever, the Summit takes place in conjunction with the Auto Care Association’s Fall Leadership Days, which will bring in over 400 industry leaders for multiple days of committee meetings and networking.

  • 2019 Auto Care Legislative Summit

    Wednesday Sept. 18 – Thursday, Sept. 19
    Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
    400 New Jersey Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20001

    Wednesday, September 18
    1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

    Auto Care Association Committee Meetings
    (unaffiliated with Legislative Summit)
    4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Issue Briefing / Legislative Meeting Role Play 
    6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Opening Reception 
    Thursday, September 19
    7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
    8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Congressional Meetings 
    5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.    Auto Care Reception on Capitol Hill 

    Special Guests

    NASCAR Driver: Chase Elliott

    Elliott, driver of the No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Hendrick Motorsports, is currently competing in his fourth full-time season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The 2018 NASCAR Cup Series Most Popular Driver and 2016 Rookie of the Year, Elliott is in the hunt for his fourth consecutive playoff berth in NASCAR’s premier series. In his Cup Series career, he has amassed five wins, most recently at Watkins Glen International in August.

    NHRA Drag Racer: Clay Millican

    Millican, driver of the Parts Plus dragster, is a six-time Top Fuel World Champion and is currently third in Top Fuel class of the NHRA Mello Yellow Drag Racing Series. In June, Auto Care’s Your. Car. Your Data. Your Choice. education campaign partnered with Millican as co-primary sponsor of his dragster for the NHRA Thunder Valley Nationals in Bristol, Tenn.

    Elliott, Millican and Millican’s crew chief Mike Kloeber will be on-site during the Thursday evening reception for a meet-and-greet with summit attendees and lawmakers. The meet-and-greet offers the opportunity for guests to take photos, obtain autographs and have personal conversations with the racers.

    Contact Us

    David Pinkham at david.pinkham@autocare.org or 301-654-6664 with any questions.


  • 2019 Auto Care Legislative Summit Registration

    Members are able to register for $295 by using the link below.

    Register for Legislative Summit ONLY

    For Auto Care Association Volunteer Leaders

    To register for Fall Leadership Days AND the Legislative Summit, use link below.

    Register here

  • Hotel Reservations

    Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
    400 New Jersey Ave NW
    Washington, DC 20001

    The deadline to receive the discounted $299 rate at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill was August 14, 2019.Please contact Danielle King, danielle.king@autocare.org, for further assistance.

    Travel Information

    Airport: The closest airport to the Hyatt Regency Capitol on the Hill is Reagan National Airport (DCA) and is located approximately four (4) miles/twenty (20) minutes from the hotel.

    Taxi: One-way fare is approximately $25 from DCA with travel time of 20 (twenty) minutes in clear traffic.

    Actions you must take by August 14, 2019

    Click here to register online.

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