Government Day was created to help business leaders navigate government complexity, facilitate connections with elected officials and key stakeholders, and raise the collective voice of the Columbus Region business community at the local, state and federal levels of government.
Government Day 2018
Tuesday, October 16
Hilton Columbus Downtown (Map)
401 N. High Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Women in Leadership: Impact on Public Policymaking
This panel of talented experts will highlight the impact of women in leadership positions, whether in business or in office, on public policymaking. It is well proven that diverse perspectives positively impact internal business operations in a myriad of ways, but this panel will explore how female leaders uniquely influence and shape the external policymaking process, focusing on issues of interest to the business community.
Moderated by Cathy Lyttle, Worthington Industries
Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, Ohio’s 3rd District
Gwen K. Young, The Wilson Center
Hear from both gubernatorial campaigns as they separately discuss their respective visions for the future of Ohio and positions on issues of importance to Chamber members.
Richard Cordray, Democratic Candidate for Governor
Jon Husted, Republican Candidate for Lieutenant Governor
Breakout Topic Discussions
Education & Workforce: Talent Attraction Legislation & Legal Implications for Small Businesses
Shannon Hardin, Columbus City Council
Alana Jochum, Equality Ohio
G. Michael Payton, Ohio Civil Rights Commission
Transportation and Infrastructure Funding:
Creating and Connecting to Jobs and Growing the Region’s Economy
Adrian Burns, Columbus Chamber of Commerce & CRLC
Joanna Pinkerton, COTA
Rocky Moretti, TRIP
8 – 8:30 AM | Registration
8:30 – 10 AM | Welcome & Morning Program
10 – 10:30 AM | Networking
10:30 – 11:30 AM | Topic Discussions
11:30 – 11:45 AM | Networking
11:45 AM – 1:15 PM | Lunch Program
Please RSVP by Friday, October 5
Individual registration: $129
Table of 10 – Members: $949
Table of 10 – Non-members: $1,249
Ticket purchases are considered non-refundable. This is a ticketless event.
For reporting purposes, if you choose to accept a complimentary ticket, you will be included on our JLEC filing as the recipient of a gift from the Columbus Chamber of Commerce in the amount of $129. Municipal elected officials may also have to report the ticket as a gift on your financial disclosure statement.