Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Visit D.C. with The Chamber: Deadline April 13

Travel with Katy Stafford, Director of Government Affairs for the Greater Fort Wayne Chamber of Commerce, to Washington, D.C., for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s America’s Small Business Summit.

Take this opportunity to visit our nation’s capital to learn about federal issues that affect your business and meet with members of the Indiana Congressional Delegation and their staff.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s annual event unites small business owners, managers, and entrepreneurs from across the country to learn, network, and discuss common legislative and management concerns. Help influence our nation’s economic and political agenda by advocating for pro-business policies through the Rally on the Hill portion of the program.

Get the complete agenda online here.

Featured speakers include:
  • Gen. Stanley McChrystal, former commander of U.S. and international forces in Afghanistan
  • Tim Westergren, founder and chief strategist of Pandora
  • Thomas J. Donohue, president and CEO of the U.S. Chamber

The event takes place on May 23-25 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St. NW (at Connecticut Avenue), Washington, D.C. The discounted room rate for Summit attendees at the Omni Shoreham Hotel is $239. The cut-off date for registrants to reserve their rooms at the discounted rate is April 15. Please be sure to reference Small Business Summit when making your reservation. All hotel and travel arrangements are on your own.

Registration cost for the event is $375 for Chamber members and $500 for nonmembers, if paid by April 15. A discounted group rate may be available. Please contact Melissa Beber at (260) 424-1435 by April 13 if you are interested in attending.

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