Advocacy Summit

October 15–17, 2023

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Registration is now open. Register today.

Your voice can move mountains.

Join our largest advocacy event ever.

Uniting passionate people for a
shared purpose

Speakers. Advocates. Church leaders. Students. Strong Women Strong World™ members. Technical experts. Policy advisors. World Vision supporters.

Daring to encounter
Discover the lives, challenges, and transformations of God’s people around the world — and experience transformation yourself as we dare to encounter each other's stories.

Amplifying voices
Advocating for the world’s vulnerable children and families.

The Mayflower

A landmark hotel in Washington D.C.

The 2023 Advocacy Summit will be held at the Mayflower Hotel, located a few blocks from the White House in the heart of D.C. It's been a capital classic since 1925. Exactly like nothing else, the hotel brings timeless elegance, integrity, and contemporary style to its role as the city’s past and present-day social hub. Three blocks away from the White House, you won’t want to miss this incredible advocacy opportunity in the heart of Washington D.C.!

Conference Costs

Registration: $165

Cost includes Sunday to Tuesday afternoon event experience, conference materials and programming, Sunday evening welcome dinner, Monday lunch,* Tuesday breakfast, Tuesday lunch, Tuesday reception, Congressional meeting scheduling, and shuttle service to and from Capitol Hill on Tuesday.
*Breakfast and dinner are not included Monday, but the hotel has a full-service restaurant and there is a coffee shop and bakery next door. The D.C. area has a vibrant restaurant scene as well!

Lodging: $329 per night
(plus taxes and transportation from/to the airport)

Split the cost of lodging by rooming with another attendee or by bringing a friend or family member. You’ll have a chance to indicate this on the registration form.

Tentative schedule

More details coming soon!

Sunday, Oct. 15

Welcome dinner (District Ballroom, Mayflower Hotel)

Monday, Oct. 16

All day
Summit event (State Ballroom, Mayflower Hotel)

Tuesday, Oct. 17

Summit event and Hill Day preparation (State Ballroom, Mayflower Hotel)

Congressional meetings (Capitol Hill)

Late afternoon/early evening
Reception celebration (Mezzanine, Mayflower Hotel)

Registration is now open. Register today.

The Advocacy Summit was so valuable to my pastoral ministry. It empowered me with a vision for how my voice can make a difference in the lives of the most vulnerablearound the world and in my own community. I left this experience with a deeper understanding of who World Vision is, the full scope of their work, and how partnership with World Vision can mobilize the Church to action!

–Pastor Josh Peigh

World Vision Advocacy events are impactful for me on many levels. I enjoy making meaningful connections with others who share a similar passion that I would not have met otherwise.  I gain a deeper knowledge of the issues and advocacy process from the speakers/subject matter experts, as well as useful tips. Finally, I always walk away with greater insight and appreciation for the work World Vision is doing around the world. I can’t wait for the ’23 Summit!

–Cheryl Ryan, World Vision Advocate and Strong Women Strong World™ member

The experience I had at the World Vision Advocacy events was truly a great one. Everyone was very welcoming and kind and the events were very informational. I learned about other parts of the world, the reality about what they face, and what we can do to help. Being able to join these events meant so much. It really opened my eyes to the world around me. I still have my notes from 2 years ago when I got to attend my very first World Vision event. I look back on them often to remind me how much I want to make a mark on this world and help those around me.

–Naomi, Former Ignite student

Questions? Email us at advocate@worldvision.org. We’d love to talk with you.

Note: This is an in-person event and there will not be a virtual option to join.