• 2019 Lubbock Day at the State Capitol

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    Name: 2019 Lubbock Day at the State Capitol
    Date: February 26, 2019 - February 27, 2019
    Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
    Event Description:

    2019 Lubbock Day at the State Capitol

    As the leading voice of business on the South Plains, the most fundamental purpose of the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce is to ensure law makers at all levels of government understand the unique needs of our member businesses and the area economy. What better way to do just that than to open the door for business leaders to explain their needs to legislators directly.
     
    As a member of the Lubbock Day at the State Capitol delegation, you can expect to have access to state senators and state representatives from across Texas.
     
    For more than 100 years, the business community has united together to help grow Lubbock and promote a strong business community through economic development, legislative involvement and bellowing voices at City Hall, in Austin and on Capitol Hill.  
     
    Activities begin with a reception at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 26, and conclude after lunch on Wednesday, February 27. Each participant is responsible for securing their own travel and hotel accommodations. A registration fee of $200 will help defer the cost of prepared materials, as well as lunch and breakfast on Wednesday.

    (Members of the Lubbock Chamber receive a discounted registration fee of $150)

    Tentative Agenda

    Tuesday, February 26:
    5:30 p.m. Legislative Reception at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol

    Wednesday, February 27:
    8 a.m. Breakfast at El Mercado Restaurant, 1702 Lavaca St.
    9:15 a.m. Photo in the Rotunda of the Capitol Building
    9:30 a.m. Legislative Briefing in the Historic Appeals Court of the Texas State Capitol
    10:30 a.m. Lubbock Day Proclamation on the floor of the State Senate and House of Representatives
    12:30 p.m. Legislative Lunch at the Sheraton Austin Hotel at the Capitol with featured speaker Comptroller Glenn Hegar
    1:45 p.m. Events Conclude


    (Individuals are responsible for their own travel and lodging arrangements.)

    Location:
    Sheraton Austin Hotel
    701 E 11th St, Austin, TX 78701
    Contact Information:
    Kyle Jacobson (806) 761-7000 kyle.jacobson@lubbockbiz.org
    Fees/Admission:
    A $200 registration fee is required to participate, but members of the Lubbock Chamber receive a discounted rate of $150.

    **Individuals are responsible for securing their own travel and hotel accommodations.
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