AWB to host 2013 Legislative & Lobby Day
Hundreds of representatives from small, medium and large businesses to gather in Olympia
OLYMPIA — With a new governor in office and a new balance of power in the state Senate, Washington employers will gather next week for the Association of Washington Business’ annual Legislative & Lobby Days to discuss the state’s budget challenges and the ways in which government affects their businesses.
Wednesday’s Legislative Day agenda includes panel discussions with lawmakers on a variety of issues, including transportation, fiscal policy, and health care. At noon, Gov. Jay Inslee (D) will speak to attendees and help present AWB’s Better Workplace Awards for exceptional workplace safety, job training and benefit programs.
On Thursday, AWB members will visit the legislative campus during Lobby Day and meet with their district lawmakers to discuss key policy issues.
WHO: Association of Washington Business
WHAT: 2013 AWB Legislative & Lobby Day
WHERE: Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2013
Red Lion Hotel Olympia
2300 Evergreen Park Drive SW
Olympia, WA 98502
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2013
For the full agenda and to learn more: www.awblegislativeday.com
About the Association of
Formed in 1904, the Association of Washington Business is Washington’s oldest and largest statewide business association, and includes more than 8,000 members representing 700,000 employees. AWB serves as both the state’s chamber of commerce and the manufacturing and technology association. While its membership includes major employers like Boeing, Microsoft and Weyerhaeuser, 90 percent of AWB members employ fewer than 100 people. More than half of AWB’s members employ fewer than 10. For more about AWB, visit www.awb.org.