Utah Bankers Association

Utah Bankers Association

2018 Western States Washington Visit

October 2-5, 2018

The agenda is subject to change. This page will be continually updated with additional information. Please click on the links below to download the materials. 


The Madison Washington DC

1177 15th Street NW
Washington, DC 20005

A block of rooms has been reserved at The Madison Washington DC Hotel at a group rate of $309 plus tax per night. To make your reservations call The Madison Washington DC 855-325-6397 by the cutoff date of Friday, September 7, 2018. Mention the Western States Bankers Associations to receive the contracted rate. The rates are available from Sunday, September 30 through Friday, October 5. Reserve online at https://book.passkey.com/event/49602664/owner/2195/landing

Meeting Information

The deadline for registration is September 7, 2018


Fall often brings some of Washington’s finest months of fair weather with temperatures in the mid 70s and cool evenings. Heavy short rainfall is not unusual so be sure to bring an umbrella and a light jacket. Click here to view the forecast. 

Travel Information 

To participate in all events, plan to arrive the afternoon of Tuesday, October 2 and depart on Friday morning, October 5.

Washington National Airport (DCA) is 5 miles from the hotel and the closest airport. Other options include Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) - 26.7 miles and Baltimore/Washington International Airtport (BWI) - 33.9 miles.Click here to view information on the MARC train from BWI

Dress Code

For bankers, business attire is suggested for all events except for any optional or pre-trip activities. 


Special Events

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

5:30 – 10:00 p.m.   
Walking Tour and Dinner in Old Town Alexandria - $90 per person

Situated conveniently off the metro stop and less than six miles from downtown Washington DC, Old Town Alexandria was the district’s original Southwest neighborhood. Join us and enjoy a progressive meal held at three critically acclaimed family-run restaurants, a fully guided historical walking tour in between each restaurant stop, including stops at several historical sites.

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

5:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Backstage Tour and Scavenger hunt at the National Portrait Museum - $100 per person

The halls of the National Portrait Gallery are home to an amazing collection of famous, infamous and obscure faces. Take a walk through the origins of America (as told through art) and visit the presidents from the past to the present. This is not your typical museum experience rather an utterly unique and completely engaging trip through history. The evening will culminate with a reception and dinner at the famous Clydes of Gallery Place.

Thursday, October 4, 2018

5:30 - 10:30 p.m.
Individual State Events


Contact Wendy Holloway, UBA Senior Vice President at (801) 214-7727 or by email at wendy@uba.org.