Are you into business policy? Ready to have a regional impact?
Join us for the Chamber Alliance’s 2018 Northern Michigan Policy Conference.
Please register if you are going to attend the Agenda Setting Meeting or the Legislative Reception. If you plan on only attending one event or the other, please email Kent Wood at firstname.lastname@example.org to let him know which one you will be in attendance at.
Northern Michigan Chamber Alliance
Friday, November 30
Park Place Conference Center
Downtown Traverse City
Agenda Setting Meeting:
11:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Celebrate Northern Michigan’s Legislative Caucus
4:30 – 6:30pm
Park Place Convention Center
What you will get:
- Insight into Michigan’s post-election political climate and what it means for the next legislative session.
- Updates and insight into the Chamber Alliance’s current policy agenda and how it’s aiming to tackle some of rural Michigan’s biggest barriers to growth.
- A chance to be heard and give input into the Alliance’s future regional policy priorities and advocacy activities.
- To hear from content experts and special guests.
Thank you to our Presenting Sponsor to help make this event possible:
2018 Northern Michigan Policy Conference Agenda
11:30 – Lunch
Noon – Welcome
Amy Clickner, Lake Superior Community Partnership of Marquette
Kent Wood, Chamber Alliance Director of Government Relations
1:15 – 2018 Review of Legislative Priorities
1:30 – Life After the Election
Sarah Hubbard, Acuitas, LLC
2:15 – Federal Outlook
Ben Taylor, U.S. Chamber of Commerce Regional Director
2:30 – Visioning for the Future: What Does Northern Michigan Economy Look Like in 2030?
Terry VanderCook, Northwest MI Works!
Lisa McComb, Otsego County Economic Alliance
Marty Fittante, InvestUP
Jim Klarich, Alpena Chamber Economic Development
Warren Call, Grand Traverse EDC
Amy Clickner, Lake Superior Community Partnership
3:15 – Polling
3:30 – Alliance 2019-2020 Agenda: How Can You Have An Impact?
4:00 – The Importance of Northern Michigan Leadership
State Representative Triston Cole (105th – Mancelona), 2019-2020 House Majority Floor Leader-elect
4:30 – Closing