SBAC and Jewish B2B First Annual Business Leaders Delegation Trip to Springfield

From: Tue, 04/30/2013 - 08:00 am to Tue, 04/30/2013 - 08:00 pm
Location: Springfield, IL

Join the SBAC and Jewish B2B for our First Annual Business Leaders Delegation trip to Springfield on April 30th!

Our State legislative leaders influence and shape policies that directly affect our local business community. As small and mid-size business owners, it is important to have our voices, thoughts, and ideas heard by the decision makers in Springfield. Our one-day trip will include meetings Department Chairs, State House and Senate leadership.

The cost is $45 per person and includes: transportation and light breakfast. Space is Limited! Reserve your seat at:

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April 30 – Tentative Schedule
5:30am – Bus pickup in Skokie, IL (Skokie Swift)

6am – Bus pickup in Downtown Chicago – 20 S. Clark (coffee and bagels served en-route)

9am – Meeting with State Treasurer Dan Rutherford

9:45am – Meeting with State Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka

11:15am – Meeting with Small Business Committee Chairman LaShawn Ford

12pm – Lunch

1:30pm – Delegation participants will be split into smaller lobbying groups led by a leader.

Group A – State Rep. Lou Lang, State Senator Ira Silverstein,
Group B – State Rep. Robyn Gabel, State Senator Daniel Biss
Group C – State Rep. Laura Fine, State Senator Christine Radogno
2:00pm: Group D – House Republic Leader Tom Cross
3:30pm – Delegation participants will have two meeting options:

Option A – Meeting with Illinois Dept. of Employment Security
Option B – Meeting with Illinois Dept. of Commerce and Economic Opportunity