From keynote presentations to panel discussions and insightful analysis, you won't want to miss a minute of this program. The meeting is an incredible way to educate yourself on a variety of issues, network with industry colleagues, and hear how WDMA members and the industry is shaping policy that can make for a better future.

The Spring Meeting & Legislative Conference is an incredible opportunity to engage in discussions about the issues driving the industry in Washington in the coming year. 


8:00am - 5:30pm

Registration

12:00 - 3:30pm

WDMA Board of Directors Meeting
(invite-only)

3:45 - 4:30pm Opening General Session - 2024 National Political Outlook

As we head into the 2024 election season, join Axios’ National Political Correspondent Alex Thompson as he gives his perspective on the issues driving the agenda in Washington and the campaign trail.

4:30 - 5:15pm

WDMA Annual Membership Meeting
Join WDMA Chair Emily Videtto and WDMA CEO Mike O’Brien for the annual WDMA membership meeting which will include a report on the state of WDMA and the key priorities for the association in the coming year.

5:30 - 7:00pm                                                                                 

Joint Welcome Reception with NLBMDA
Conclude day one with a networking reception with your colleagues. You will also get to interact with members of the National Lumber and Building Material Dealers Association (NLBMDA) at these events. 



7:00 - 10:00am

Registration 

7:30 - 9:00am

Washington Briefing Breakfast
WDMA’s Washington Briefing Breakfast, you'll hear from key policymakers helping to drive the agenda in D.C. 

  • U.S. Senator - TBA
  • U.S. House Member - TBA
9:00 - 10:00am                                            WDMA Hill Issues Briefing

Get in-depth updates on legislation discussing relevant policy topics further establishing WDMA members as sources of information on industry issues in Washington.

10:30am - 4:30pm On-site Capitol Hill and Federal Agency Visits
Speak directly to your elected representatives and federal regulatory officials on important policy issues impacting the industry.

4:30 - 6:00pm                                                                 Networking Reception on Capitol Hill
Conclude day two with a networking reception with your colleagues.