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Long-Term Care ConsumersFamily MembersAdvocates

2019 Consumer Voice Conference

At the 2019 Conference, you will:

  • Listen to key experts at the federal level discuss the latest policy updates;
  • Hear the voice of long-term care consumers;
  • Connect with advocates nationwide and learn about best practices;
  • Gain skills relevant to your work; and
  • Return to your state and community revitalized and equipped with new tools to put your systems and individual advocacy into action!

Plus, the Crystal Gateway Marriott, the *NEW* conference hotel in Arlington, Virginia offers:

  • Free wifi in contemporary hotel rooms and large and comfortable lobby
  • On-site farm-to-table restaurant plus indoor access to a multitude of shops and restaurants at the Crystal City Shops.
  • Easy transportation links with a free shuttle to Reagan National Airport and indoor access to the Crystal City Metro Station.
  • Convenient location walking distance to Pentagon City Mall and indoor access to the Crystal City Shops and Crystal City Metro Station.


Preliminary Agenda


Agenda is preliminary and subject to change.


Hotel Information

This year's conference will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott in Arlington, Virginia.

The Marriott is a four-star hotel featuring:

  • Free wifi in contemporary hotel rooms and large and comfortable lobby
  • On-site farm-to-table restaurant plus indoor access to a multitude of shops and restaurants at the Crystal City Shops.
  • Easy transportation links with a free shuttle to Reagan National Airport and indoor access to the Crystal City Metro Station.
  • Convenient location walking distance to Pentagon City Mall and indoor access to the Crystal City Shops and Crystal City Metro Station.

Reservations

  • Participants will need to book their own rooms in Consumer Voice’s room block (rather than Consumer Voice booking your room for you).
  • Do not wait! A block of rooms have been reserved for November 1, 2019 - November 7, 2019. The special room rate will be available until October 12th, or until the group block is sold-out, whichever comes first.  Rooms are available for $199/night.  Reservations can be made online here or by calling 1-800-228-9290.

    Check-In Time: 3:00 p.m.
    Check-Out Time: 12:00 p.m.


Group Discount

Get the best possible rate for the conference by taking advantage of our group discounts.  Registration will open in the spring, so start forming your group today!  Contact us (info@theconsumervoice.org), and we will help you register your group. Your application for discounts must be made prior to registration.

2018 Discounts for Group Conference Registrations:

  • Group of 5 - 9 individuals - $20 discount per person
  • Group of 10 or more individuals - $45 discount per person

Please note the following and see the full group discount policy here:

  1. You must apply to receive a group discount prior to registering anyone in your group.

  2. The discount code will apply to the current registration rate at the time individuals in your group complete the registration form.

  3. Group discounts apply to full conference attendees only.

  4. Limit of one discount per person.

  5. Group discounts are not available for trade or professional organizations.


 

Call for Session Proposals for the 2019 Conference - Closed

The Call for Session Proposals has been closed.

Sessions at the Consumer Voice Conference will create an engaging, informative conference agenda that provides resources, tools, opportunities for discussion, and strategies our attendees can incorporate in their life and/or advocacy. This year’s conference theme is Stand for Quality! Sessions will include:

  • Concrete advocacy strategies,
  • Examples of advocacy and/or educational programs for individuals or systems advocacy,
  • Issues related to nursing homes, assisted living, and/or home and community-based services,
  • Opportunities for discussion, questions, and/or sharing of advocacy successes and challenges related to the topic, and
  • Information attendees can use in their daily life or work to improve the quality of long-term care.

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