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2014 Spring Meeting: Balancing State Policy with Global Competition

Tuesday, May 13 - Wednesday, May 14
The Association of Washington Business will host its annual Spring Meeting May 13 - 14 at The Davenport Hotel in Spokane. This meeting is open to AWB members statewide, representing small, medium and large businesses and invited guests.

Spring Meeting 2014 will focus on environmental policy and the impact of legislative session 2014. At dinner, we will present the annual Community Service Awards and honor former Gov. Gary Locke, as the 2014 recipient of the C. David Gordon award.

Mark your calendar and join us for this business policy meeting featuring a session review by AWB’s policy experts and how those issues will impact Washington businesses.

Tom Malone
Attorney General Bob Ferguson
Gov. Gary Locke
Doug Krapas


Tuesday, May 13
Receive the new Electric Energy Report.

11:00 a.m.     “Meet & Greet“ Reception
                         Meet AWB’s Leadership,
                         AWB’s government
                         affairs team and peers.

11:45 a.m.      Environmental Excellence Awards            
                         “The White Cup is Now Green”
                         Tom Malone, President & CEO,
                          MicroGREEN Polymers, Inc.

1:30 p.m.        A Conversation with Attorney General Bob Ferguson

3:00 p.m.        Legislative Leadership Panel: Session Review and 2015
                         House and Senate leaders discuss the 2014 session
                         outcomes and what’s ahead for 2015.

                         - Sen. Andy Billig, D-3
                         - Speaker Frank Chopp, D-43 (invited)
                         - Rep. Joel Kretz, R-7
                         - Sen. Mark Schoesler, R-9
                         - Sen. Rodney Tom, D-48

5:30 p.m.        Candidate Reception: All Eyes on November 2014
                         Meet your 2014 political candidates.

6:30 p.m.        Community Service Awards Dinner
                         Featuring former Gov. Gary Locke, recipient,
                         2014 C. David Gordon Award

Wednesday, May 14
7:30 a.m.         Buffet Breakfast

8:00 a.m.         Spokane Member News
                          “Growing the Solution”       
                          Doug Krapas, Environmental Manager, Inland Empire
                          Paper Company

8:35 a.m.         AWB Board Meeting

The Davenport Hotel
10 S Post St, Spokane, WA 99201

AWB Room Rates:

The Davenport Hotel: $159
The Davenport Tower: $139

Call 509.455.8888 to make a room Reservation by April 16.

Become an event sponsor! Contact Anne Haller at for details!


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