Columbus Chamber Government Day May 03, 2013, 8:30am - 1:00pm
at The Renaissance Columbus Downtown
Advocate, Collaborate & Connect
Ohio Gov. John Kasich to Deliver Keynote Address
Connect with government leaders at the Columbus Chamber Government Day, May 3, 2013 at The Renaissance Columbus Downtown, 50 N. Third Street, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
The Columbus Chamber is committed to providing even better services and solutions for the business community. Advocacy, long a focus of the Chamber, has been elevated to a level of primary importance as we have grown our government relations team and strengthened our efforts to help businesses navigate issues and facilitate connections.
We’ll be presenting and hosting policy discussions with Government officials and supporting a dynamic Public Policy Agenda.
8:30 a.m. Exhibits | Networking | Registration
9:00 a.m. Welcome and General Session
Local Government Address
John O'Grady, President, Franklin County Board of Commissioners
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Ohio Third District
10:00 a.m. Morning Break
10:10 a.m. Topic Discussions
Local Development Services
Zoning and permitting are common interactions between local government and businesses. This discussion gives participants the chance to talk with zoning and permitting experts from diverse municipalities and to learn about observations made through MORPC's regional zoning and permitting study.
Anthony Jones, President, Mid-Ohio Development Exchange & Director, Planning and Development,
City of Gahanna
Jennifer Chrysler, Director of Community Development, New Albany
Tracie Davies, Director, Building & Zoning Services, City of Columbus
Dana McDaniel, Deputy City Manager, City of Dublin
Nancy Reger, Deputy Director of Transportation, Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission
Because a skilled workforce is the backbone of a productive and prosperous economy, we will discuss what every employer needs to know now to ensure a ready workforce tomorrow.
Lori Crocker, Resource Manager,
Workforce Development Innovation Center at Central Ohio Technical College
Roy Landreth, Director of Policy, Planning, Performance & Legislative Liaison, COWIC
Cheryl Hay, Director, Business & Industry, Columbus State Community College
Karen Siravo, Business Development Manager, Crown Services
Rich Cole, Area Manager, Prologistix
Businesses are drawn to areas with high-performing educational systems. This discussion will focus on needed educational reforms that will prepare Columbus students for personal success to meet current and future needs in the labor market.
Mark Real, President & CEO, KidsOhio.org
Tanny Crane, President & CEO, The Crane Group
Rhonda Johnson, President, Columbus Education Association
Eric Fingerhut, Director, Columbus Education Commission
As part of its Public Policy Agenda, the Columbus Chamber broadly supports tax reform initiatives to foster a better business climate in Central Ohio, grow our economic base and increase capital investment. Learn more about these initiatives and what the Chamber is doing to work alongside government in these areas.
Jim Samuel, Capital Integrity Group
To Be Announced
In an effort to control healthcare costs while maintaining high quality care, the Chamber recently announced its support of responsible Medicaid expansion in Ohio. This session will focus on the specifics of this reform and what that means to Ohio citizens.
Elise Spriggs, State Auto Insurance Companies
Greg Moody, Director, Office of Health Transformation
Jonathan Allison, Partner, Carpenter Lipps and Leland
William Hutter, CEO, Sequent
11:00 a.m. - Exhibits | Networking | Registration
11:30 - 1:00 p.m. - Columbus Chamber Government Day Luncheon & Keynote Presentation with Featured Speaker Ohio Gov. John Kasich
There are a variety of parking options near The Renaissance. Fees will range from $6.00 - $12.00 per vehicle. The closest parking is through the Renaissance Columbus valet parking service, and the rate is $10 per vehicle. For additional parking details, visit The Renaissance parking map and directions page. Or view this map of downtown parking lots and garages.
Registration fees are $75 each, or $600 for a table of eight. This is a ticketless event and seating details will be provided upon arrival.
The recommended dress for Government Day is business attire.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org or 614-595-6919.
NOTE: This page was updated on April 1 to include a change in speakers.
50 North Third Street
Columbus, OH 43215
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