Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Creating the Competitive Edge Economic Development Summit

Maintaining a competitive business environment in the South Sound is critical to the future of Pierce County's economy.  To further this conversation, the Chamber is helping sponsor the South Sound Chambers of Commerce’s economic development summit: Creating the Competitive Edge.  As a sponsor, we have some additional seats available.  If you are interested in being the Chamber's guest, please contact Gary Brackett at 253.627.2175.

The complete agenda:

9:30: Overall Economic Presentation:  Sean Ardussi (PSRC) & Stacy Trussler (WADOT)

10:00: Transportation Panel:  Bruce Kendall (Pierce EDB), Jim Tutton (WTA) & Skip Priest (Federal Way Mayor)

10:30: Trade Panel:  John Parrott (TOTE), Bill Bryant (Port of Seattle) & Don Meyer (Port of Tacoma)

11:00: Land Use Panel:  Rick Forschler & Molly Lawrence

11:30: Taxation Panel:  Ron Bueing (Pivotal Law Group), John Pietromonaco (NAIOP) & Dave Hill (Algona Mayor)

12:00: Lunch with Q&A and “voting” on our priorities (from panel discussions)

Location: Emerald Downs, 2300 Emerald Downs Way 98001

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