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2022 National Legislative Conference

June 23, 2022 June 25, 2022


The 2022 National Legislative Conference is brought to you by Women In Government.


Women In Government convenes state legislators and stakeholder experts with broad perspectives and experiences to amplify the work of female lawmakers.


Empowering all women state legislators to lead and implement complex policy solutions by leveraging the knowledge and wisdom of experts and peers.

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The 2022 Women In Government National Legislative Conference will provide actionable information about timely policy issues for female state legislators. Conference programming will focus on the topics Access to Healthcare, Resilient Communities and Strong Economies. Check back for updates on specific session topics and confirmed speakers!

Agenda at a Glance

Thursday, June 23, 2022

Time Activity
8:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. Pre-Conference Activities (INVITE ONLY)
1:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. General Session
5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Opening Reception

Friday, June 24, 2022

Time Activity
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 11:55 a.m. General Session
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Lunch
1:30 p.m. - 5:35 p.m. General Session
5:45 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. Reception
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Board of Directors/Business Council dinner (INVITE ONLY)
Free evening for all other attendees

Saturday, June 25, 2022

Time Activity
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. General Session
12:30 p.m. Conference Adjournment
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. Board of Directors luncheon meeting (INVITE ONLY)

You can download a full agenda by clicking the button below. Please check back as this will continue to be updated.

Travel Scholarship

Travel Scholarship for Legislators

Women In Government is pleased to offer travel assistance for women state legislators to attend our national conferences. A Legislator Travel Scholarship of up to $1,000 for WIG’s National Legislative Conference in Denver, Colorado June 23-25, 2022 is available on a first-come/first-served basis to registered women legislator attendees to reimburse personal travel expenses.

Legislator Registration Fee for this event is $150.00 which will be refunded post-event as part of the reimbursement process, provided the woman legislator registrant attended the conference in-person. Colorado women state legislators are offered complimentary registration fee for this event. Please note that all legislator attendees must complete the registration process (including paying any applicable registration fees) in order to access the Legislator Travel Scholarship benefit.

Reimbursable travel expenses under this scholarship include: airfare or mileage to the host city, ground transportation to the host hotel and sleeping room accommodations during conference nights.

Participants are accountable to attend all sessions and conference events in order to receive the Legislator Travel Scholarship. All attendees agree to abide by all health and safety rules of conference venue/s and jurisdiction/s in addition to abiding by Women In Government’s Code of Conduct Policy.

Hotel Info

In the heart of downtown Denver, a half-mile from the Colorado Convention Center. Larimer Square, Coors Field and the Denver Performing Arts Complex are all within a mile of the hotel's front door. Just a block from the hotel is 16th street, a popular stretch for dining, nightlife and shopping.

Hilton Denver City Center
1701 California Street
Denver, Colorado 80202, USA
Tel: +1 303-297-1300

Please note that check-in time is 4:00 p.m. and check-out is 11:00 a.m.

Hotel Room Block



The 2022 National Legislative Conference will take place Thursday, June 23-Saturday, 25, 2022.


It will be held at the Hilton Denver City Center

Hilton Denver City Center
1701 California Street
Denver, Colorado 80202, USA
Tel: +1 303-297-1300

Click here for the Hotel Website


All registration fees are collected at time of registration via credit card (Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express).

Legislator Registration Fee for WIG's 2022 National Legislative Conference in Denver is $150, and Colorado women state legislators are offered complimentary "Host State Legislator Registration" to attend this event. Please note that all legislator attendees must complete registration in order to access the Legislator Travel Scholarship benefit.

Board Members are entitled to complimentary registration and are eligible for the Legislator Travel Scholarship upon registration. Please contact Managing Director, Maura LaGue if you have any questions.

Business Council, Associate Members and Sponsors are entitled to one or more complimentary registrations depending on level of support. Please contact Outreach & Development Manager, Laura Blake.

Individual Private Sector Registration is available for $850.


Registration includes access to all regular sessions, meals and ancillary events as part of this year’s program. Registrants attending specific invitation-only events are not charged additional fees.


To register yourself as an attendee for Women In Government's 2022 National Legislative Conference, please note the following:

Please enter your email address in the large text box at the bottom of this page and then click the large, green “Register Now” button. This will take you to the registration form to be completed and at the bottom of the form you will be prompted to choose your own password. Please note that you are are registering according to your appropriate registration Type: Women In Government Board Member, Legislator, Non-Paying Attendee (Business Council, Associate Member, Event Sponsor or Reciprocal Organization tracks) or Paid Private Sector Attendee.

Please note that the registration site includes the ability to log back in and edit a completed registration. For any changes you need to make after you’ve submitted the form please click the “Already Registered?….” area and then, after logging in, you will see everything previously entered.

If you are submitting multiple registrations, please select 'Logout' (found to the left of the form, underneath the 'Edit Registration' option) once you have finished each one. This will return you to the site and allow you to register the next person using the same browser.


Registrants are provided a link to make reservations at the host hotel, Hilton Denver City Center, and access Women In Government’s room block rate of $177 + tax during the registration process. RESERVATIONS MUST BE MADE BY THE ROOM BLOCK CUT-OFF DATE OF WEDNESDAY JUNE 8, 2022 IN ORDER TO SECURE WIG’S ROOM BLOCK RATE.

Speakers do not need to register. Please email event staff for any hotel needs or logistical queries.


Please list any special dietary needs or allergies in the Special Requests section while registering for the conference or by email by clicking here.


All conference attendees are expected to be respectful of the opinions and time of fellow attendees, presenters and conference and venue staff, and agree to abide by Women In Government’s Conference Code of Conduct.


Legislator Travel Scholarships are available on a first-come/first-served basis to registered women state legislators in the form of post-conference reimbursement up to $1,000 for eligible travel costs and the $150 registration fee if the women state legislator attends all conference sessions.

Reimbursement forms will be available electronically and onsite. All eligible scholarship recipients must submit signed reimbursement forms and receipts to Women In Government no later than Tuesday, August 9, 2022.


Women In Government follows the health and safety rules of the host venue, city and state in place during our events. Please note that WIG does not require proof of Covid vaccination to attend our conferences, but restaurants and other venues in the area may. Attendees may want to keep proof of Covid vaccination on hand at all times while planning your non-conference free time.


Please refer to the agenda to note start and end times the conference and any invitation-only events that you are attending so that you can plan your arrival and departure travel and free time accordingly.

Hotel Check-In/Out: Check-In is 4:00pm MT and Check-Out is 11:00am MT.

Getting to the Conference Hotel: The closest airport to the Hilton Denver City Center is Denver International Airport (DEN) 24 miles away. The Hilton Denver City Center Hotel does not offer airport shuttle service.

Hilton Denver City Center Hotel Address: 1701 California Street, Denver, CO 80202

Rail: The RTD offers direct service between Downtown Denver and Denver International Airport. One-way fares are $10.50. The closest RTD stop to the host hotel is Denver Union Station (.9 miles away)

Airport Shuttle/Shared Van Ride Service: The hotel does not offer shuttle service. Please visit Denver Airport Shared Ride Services for shuttle vendor options and booking links.

Ride Share/Taxi: Uber/LYFT/Taxi are available with rates varying depending on time and demand

Driving: Self-Parking and Valet Parking are available. Please see the Hilton Denver City Center website for current fees and other information.


Legislators, if you need to cancel, please notify Women In Government immediately if you are unable to attend so that we may award your scholarship to another legislator. Kindly send notice of your cancellation by email by clicking here no later than Wednesday, June 1, 2022.

Registration fee may be refunded as follows: 100% of registration fee is refunded if cancellation is made by 5/12/2022. $100 of registration fee is refunded for cancellations received from 5/13-6/9/2022. After 6/9/2022, no registration fee is refunded. Any legislator who needs to cancel may transfer the registration fee from the June 2022 National Legislative Conference-Denver to the November 2022 Leadership & Innovation Summit-Orlando, provided you will be serving in state legislature in 2023 per that event’s Travel Scholarship Policy.

Attendees cancelling event registration are responsible for cancelling their hotel accommodations and travel.


Business casual is recommended during the conference. Also, some receptions may be held outside, so remember to pack a sweater or jacket.


All conference programming will take place at the Hilton Denver City Center Hotel. Please come to the Women In Government 2022 National Legislative Conference Registration Desk outside the Denver Ballroom on the Lower Level to pick up your name badge and conference materials.


Please stay connected with WIG for all conference updates as they are announced and share this event with your colleagues! We can be found on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn using event hashtag #NLCDenver2022. Or visit our website Women In Government’s website: www.womeningovernment.org.


Please be sure to fill out the post-event survey following the conference. Your feedback is important as Women In Government develops future programs and events.


Registration for the 2022 National Legislative Conference is now closed. Please contact Cathleen Wozney via email at cwozney@globaleventteam.com for further registration inquiries.