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Join us at the beautiful Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum for policy discussions and networking

Policy Summit, presented by AT&T, gives you the opportunity to connect with fellow Washington employers, policy makers and thought leaders. Gain insights on tax policy, the state of the economy, entrepreneurship, and much more.

2019 Policy Summit Event Details

  •  Where: Suncadia Resort | 3600 Suncadia Trail, Cle Elum, WA 98922
  •  When: September 17-19, 2019
  •  Cost: $595 AWB Member Full Package

Additional ticketing options available

Don't miss the point counter-point keynote address with two former White House chiefs of staff, and dozens of other compelling speakers. Register early! This event often sells out.

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Support for Ex-Im Bank Grows

In Our View: Congress must reauthorize Ex-Im Bank now

By The Columbian Editorial Board

For 85 years, the federal Export-Import Bank has helped American corporations compete in the global marketplace. Now it is in need of reauthorization from Congress.

In recent years in Clark County, the bank has supported companies such as Conquest Consulting Group, Northwest Natural Products and Neil Jones Food Company. Across Washington, it has supported companies large and small in every region. About 90 percent of businesses that use Ex-Im Bank services are small businesses that provide local jobs and contribute to the local tax base.

The Ex-Im Bank, which provides and guarantees loans to help foreign entities make purchases from U.S. companies, is particularly important in our state, where an estimated 40 percent of all jobs are tied in some fashion to international trade...

Read the full editorial in The Columbian