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Business Advocacy Basics

How to Leverage Local Government Relations


Wednesday, November 01, 2017
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM Registration
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Program

200 S. Broad Street
Suite 700

Philadelphia, PA 19102
Learn why your business should understand legislation, and how to connect with local representatives.

Join the Chamber’s Local Legislative Committee for a workshop to discuss how businesses can become more engaged with the legislative process. This panel discussion, moderated by Local Legislative Committee Co-Chairman Ed McBride (PECO), will feature government relations professionals from various companies operating in Greater Philadelphia.

Lance Claiborne
, Director of Industry Relations, General Builder’s Contractors Association
Brian Keech, Senior Vice President of Government and Community Relations, Drexel University
Joe Divis, AVP for External Affairs, AT&T
Melonease Shaw, President & CEO, Maven Inc.
Paul Deegan, Government Relations Consultant, PIDC
Moderated by: Ed McBride, Manager of Local Government Affairs, PECO


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