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General Information/registration
CPB and PBS will jointly host a strategy meeting October 21-22, 2019 for public television station general managers. There is no registration fee for the General Managers' Strategy Meeting. To facilitate optimal group discussion, attendance is limited, so please be sure to register early. We encourage only general managers or their designated representatives to attend. We are limiting attendance to one representative per station unless space is available. This meeting is closed to the press.

Registration is complimentary. Click here to register.

For the latest agenda, please click here.


The hotel room block at our host hotel, the Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel, is now full.

An additional block of rooms has been added to accommodate additional attendees at our overflow hotel, the Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, located at 2850 South Potomac Avenue, Arlington, VA 22202. This property is located directly next door to the meeting location and host hotel, the Renaissance Arlington Capital View. Rates at this property run at $259 per night before tax. All rooms must be booked by Wednesday, October 9, 2019 or sooner based on availability.

Click here to book your room at the Residence Inn Arlington Capital View.

Schedule/Dates and Location
The meeting will take place at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View (2800 South Potomac Avenue, Arlington, VA 22202). Breakfast and lunch are included both days. For travel planning, the meeting start and end times are below.

Monday, October 21:
9:00 AM Breakfast
10:00 AM Meeting Begins
6:00 PM Cocktail Reception
Dinner on your own

Tuesday, October 22:
8:00 AM Breakfast
9:00 AM Meeting Begins
4:00 PM Adjourn

Two major airports service the Washington, DC area:

Reagan National Airport (DCA) is located only 2 miles from Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel. Complimentary airport shuttle service is available from 6:00 a.m.-11:00 p.m. approximately every 30 minutes. Guests arriving at DCA should wait outside of the baggage claim at the hotel shuttle area. Estimated taxi fare is approximately $10 one way.

Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located 27 miles from Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel. Estimated taxi fare is $70 one way. Shared van rides are available on SuperShuttle for approximately $29 per person, one-way.

Area Restaurants
Wondering where to eat while you are in town? Click here for our restaurant recommendation listing.

For questions regarding the agenda or materials, please contact Thomas Crockett ( or Ted Krichels (

For questions regarding registration or our room block, please contact Mary Vertucci (