Join us for the 2019 Advocate Leadership Summit in Washington, DC, April 27 - 30, at the Renaissance Capital View hotel. The Summit is the premier breast cancer advocacy event that offers discussion sessions with top researchers and advocates, as well as skill-building, message training, and strategic planning activities needed to energize us for the important work in the year ahead.



At the 2019 Advocate Leadership Summit, we will continue to build on the considerable strengths the talented advocate leaders who are working at every level to achieve Breast Cancer Deadline 2020®.




The registration fee* for this year’s Summit is $350.

You will receive:

  • Three days of outstanding programming;
  • Summit materials
  • Breakfasts, lunches, and refreshments at breaks;
  • Breakfast, lunch and transportation on Lobby Day. 

*This fee does not include hotel lodging. 

Advocates will enjoy a full range of sessions, including: plenaries, keynotes, strategy workshops, public policy training, and Lobby Day.

Please note that there is no charge for participating in Lobby Day, even if you aren’t able to attend the Summit. Register directly for Lobby Day here. 


Set up a Deadline Champion fundraising page to support Breast Cancer Deadline 2020® and earn benefits toward the cost of attending the Summit.

  • Free Summit registration: raise $350.
  • Free Summit registration and a three-night shared hotel room: raise $850.
  • Free Summit registration and a three-night single hotel room: raise $1,500.
  • Free Summit registration, three-night single hotel room, participation in Women With Balls bowling event: raise $2020.
For helpful tips on how to get started, check out our Fundraising Guide!



If you bring a new attendee,* both you and the new attendee will receive $50 off your $350 summit admission fee, for a final cost of $300 each.

*New attendees are classified as those advocate leaders who have never attended a Leadership Summit (2013-2018). Anyone who attended the NBCC conference 2012 or before qualifies for the discount.



Once you have registered and paid, or raised (through Deadline Champions fundraising) your registration fee, you may apply for a travel scholarship.* Please email Skye Wilson at for more information.


Hotel reservations can be made by clicking here or by contacting the hotel at 1-800-228-9290. Be sure to mention the “National Breast Cancer Coalition” to get the special room rate of $269 +tax per night.

If you are interested in requesting a roommate, click here.

The hotel reservation deadline is March 29, 2019.

For Frequently Asked Questions, click here

Get started today! Register now!