January 15, 2018
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It's time! AWB's annual Legislative Day and Hill Climb begins Tuesday morning

A chance to hear directly from lawmakers -- and meet with them one-on-one -- is just part of the reason that AWB's Legislative Day and Hill Climb is one of the association’s most popular annual events. This year's event takes place tomorrow, and will again include our well-organized Hill Climb for those who have registered in advance to meet directly with legislators at the Capitol.

This year's one-day conference in Olympia will include timely discussions on workplace law, climate policies, education after the McCleary ruling, manufacturing opportunities and challenges, and a talk with legislative leaders.

Anneliese Vance-Sherman of the Employment Security Department and Patrick Jones of Eastern Washington University will deliver the lunchtime keynote address, sharing information and an in-depth analysis on the economies on both sides of the state.

In the afternoon, attendees who have registered to take part in the Hill Climb portion of the event will be bussed to the Capitol to attend prearranged meetings with their members of the House and Senate. The day ends with a networking reception at the Hotel RL where AWB members can mingle with agency leaders, state lawmakers and fellow employers.

Legislative Day is a valuable experience for employers who want to engage with the legislative process and share their ideas on policy solutions that create economic prosperity across the state.

Have you downloaded the AWB Events app? Information on speakers, panel discussions, and other inside info will be available on our app, AWB Events 365, available free in the Google and Apple app stores.

Online registration is closed, but walk-in registration will be accepted on a space-available basis for the conference part of the day. Hill Climb registration has now closed.

Contact Kelli Schueler at KelliS@awb.org with questions about the day’s events.

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