​Register Now for June 5-6 FPA D.C. Advocacy Day!​

FPA Advocacy Day is an important opportunity for FPA members and leaders to gather on The Hill to continue the dialogue with federal policymakers about the financial planning profession while displaying FPA's strength as the largest membership association for CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professionals. Plan for a high energy, invigorating day that empower you to positively interact with policymakers to help advocate for issues that are crucial to practitioners of the financial planning community. You can learn more about our recent advocacy accomplishments HERE. Join us for our FPA Afternoon Symposium on Wednesday, June 5th and our Advocacy Day on June 6th.  

As an Advocacy Day participant, the following will be provided:

  • Appointments with the offices of your representatives

  • Training webinar (on-line) one week prior to event

  • Advance talking points about FPA policies and priorities

  • Background and preparation materials for meetings

  • Networking opportunities

  • Included half-day educational symposium

  • Advocacy training breakfast

  • FPA PAC Reception with special invited guests

  • Sponsored dinner on Wednesday evening

  • Special room rate of $259 at the Hotel Liaison (limited room block for Tues/Weds/Thurs) 

Registration fee of $115 will cover the symposium, scheduled meals, materials and training. Please note that all members are responsible for their own travel expenses. Attendees will have meetings up to 5 p.m. on June 6th and we ask that you plan to make air travel for after 7 p.m. that day.


Advocacy Day 2019 Agenda​​​

What: 6th Annual FPA Advocacy Day
When: June 5-6, 2019

Where: Liaison Washington Capitol Hill

             415 New Jersey Ave, NW

             Washington, DC 20001

Who: All FPA members are invited!

June 5, 2019​​

Noon: Arrive at Liaison Washington Capitol Hill 
1:00- 4:30 p.m.: Half-day symposium sponsored by TD Ameritrade and Vanguard
6:00-7:00 p.m.: FPA PAC Reception
7:00-9:00 p.m.:  Dinner Sponsored by:


June 6, 2019​

7:30 a.m.: Breakfast training & materials at Liaison Washington Capitol Hill
All Day: Meetings on Capitol Hill​



DEADLINE to register is May 10th. We expect to fill our hotel room block well in advance so register today!

​​Hotel reservations​​ can be made by calling 202-434-0319 or toll-free at 888-513-7445 (Mon.-Fri. ​from 9 a.m. - 5p.m. ET), use codes FPAJ19 or state FPA HillDay to get the group discounted rate.​

See what FPA members had to say about FPA ​​D.C. Advocacy Day!


FPA Advocacy in Your State

State Advocacy Days help you connect with your local legislators and regulators to build important relationships that help influence the right people. FPA Advocacy seeks to advance and protect your profession by proactively seeking out those who vote on issues that affect your profession. Ask your Advocacy Chapter Leader how to start or participate in an Advocacy Day in your state. 
Contact Karen Nystrom , Advocacy Day Leader​

What Participants Say

​"Amazing event! What an incredible opportunity to participate directly in the legislative process. I appreciate all of the hard work that went into planning the day's events. And, I am so happy to see this event gain traction and the attendance increase each year. One of my favorite FPA activities EVER!"
– Michael Shockley, CFP® Texas

"Very powerful event, in terms of advancing the profession over the long run."
Dr. Ron Rhoades, CFP® Kentucky​


"I'm pro​ud of how well received FPA is: we are music to our Members of Congress' ears as opposed to what they are used to. These four years have elevated our reputation and sincere gratitude for those who work so hard to make things happen seamlessly." 
– Cathy SeeberCFP® Delaware

"It is a great opportunity to speak with our representatives. Everyone should try to attend at least once."
Ilene Schwartz, Pennsylvania

"I thought the day was very well organized and exceptionally effective in reaching out to and providing education to our members of Congress, as well as building relationships and positioning FPA as a resource." 
Molly BalunekCFP® Ohio​​