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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.

We have reserved a room block at the Renaissance Arlington Capital View at the group rate of $259/per night before tax. Please note the hotel cut-off date and deadline for our room block is Friday, September 27, 2019, or sooner based on availability.
  • There are 2 options for reserving rooms under our room block: online or by phone.
    • ONLINE: The following reservation link can be used for booking rooms under our room block: Book your group rate for 2019 CPB/PBS GM Strategy Meeting
    • BY PHONE: Reservations can also be made by calling Marriott Reservations at 1-800-228-9290 and providing the following information:
      • City/State: Arlington, VA
      • Hotel: Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
      • Group/Event: 2019 CPB/PBS GM Strategy Meeting

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.

For questions regarding the agenda or materials, please contact Thomas Crockett (tcrockett@pbs.org) or Ted Krichels (tkrichels@cpb.org).

For questions regarding registration or our room block, please contact Mary Vertucci (mpvertucci@pbs.org).