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SMC Business Councils Harrisburg Advocacy Trip

  • SMC Office 600 Cranberry Woods Drive, Suite 190 Cranberry Township, PA, 16066 United States (map)

According to the U.S. Census, 86% of businesses employ less than 20 people, and 97% employ less than 100. As small businesses, we have specific information, data and examples regarding the impact of laws and regulations on our business. You know what it takes to maintain, expand and create jobs and you know the barriers that hold you back. Take this opportunity to tell your story.


7:00 am: Western PA SMC members meet the bus at SMC headquarters, Cranberry Twp.

11:00 am: Arrive in Harrisburg

11:00 - 12:45 pm: Join SMC Central members for lunch at the office of the Pennsylvania  Manufacturers Association. Guest speakers: Julia Hearthway, Job Creators  Network; Sandy Ykema, General Counsel and Jessica Altman, Chief of Staff, PA  Insurance Dept.

1:00 - 4:30 pm: Team visits to Capitol

4:30 - 6:00 pm: Dinner in the State Capitol. Guest speaker Charlie Gerow, CEO of Quantum Communications and a nationally recognized leader in strategic communications, will talk about the 2016 elections. Team captains' debriefings will follow.  

6:00 pm: Depart for Pittsburgh

10:00 pm: Arrive at SMC Headquarters, Cranberry Twp.

Earlier Event: April 11
Let's meet over dinner.