Meetings for International Visitors

The Division of International Technical Cooperation arranges meetings at the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for many international visitors each year. Visits are arranged for individuals, as well as for groups of all sizes. Visitors include economists, statisticians, researchers, analysts, managers, academics, trade union representatives, business leaders, and journalists. Visits are typically scheduled for one to two hours and are organized to meet the needs and interests of the visitors. If you are interested in a longer visit, please see the information on Customized Seminars.

Meetings are conducted in English. Non-English speaking visitors must bring their own interpreter.

Request a visit

Requests for visits to BLS should be made as far in advance as possible. Please contact us to request a visit. Requests should include the following information:

  • Preferred dates and time of visit to the BLS
  • Number of participants and their names
  • Names of interpreters, when applicable
  • Topic(s) of interest (as detailed as possible)
  • Mention of any previous visits

Security procedures

Visitors are required to enter BLS through the First Street, NE entrance (between Massachusetts Avenue and G Street, NE) across from Union Station and are required to show photo identification, such as a passport, to gain entry into BLS. After verification, visitors will be screened with X-ray and metal detection equipment. Click here for directions to BLS.

 

Last modified: September 26, 2017