Lake Houston Area

Lake Houston Area

Legislative Trip to Austin, TX presented by Walgreens

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Name: Legislative Trip to Austin, TX presented by Walgreens
Date: February 25, 2019 - February 26, 2019
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

The Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce will travel to Austin, Texas Feb. 25th- 26th to meet with legislators and policymakers to discuss legislation and regulatory policies that impact business and our community. A dinner with elected officials will be held the evening of Monday, February 25. 

TENTATIVE SCHEDULE

Monday, February 25 (Room Assignment TBA)

11:30 am (Boxed Lunch) Legislative Visits Overview, Lobbying 101
 
1:00 pm ? 1:50 pm Legislative Session Outlook
  • Evan Smith, CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune
2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Issue Briefing
  • Glen Hegar, State Comptroller
2:35 pm -4:15 pm - Issues Briefings (timeslots to be confirmed):
  • Chief Nim Kidd, Chief of Texas Emergency Management
  • Representative Dan Huberty
  • Senator Brandon Creighton
7:00 pm Legislative Reception and Dinner
Bob's Steak & Chop House, 301 Lavaca St., Austin, TX

Tuesday, February 26
8:00A.M. ? 9:00 am  Breakfast at TX Assn of Business
(Join with Alliance North Houston Chambers) 
  • Remarks by Jeff Moseley, CEO, Texas Assn of Business
  • George P. Bush, Texas Land Commissioner
9:00 am:  Walk over to Members Lounge
 
9:30 am: Members Lounge
Group meetings for legislative visits

10:00 am ? 12:00 pm: Legislative Visits
 
12:00-1:00pm: Lunch on your own
 
1:15 pm: Group Picture, location TBA
 
1:45 pm ? 2:15 pm: Members Lounge
  • Mike Morath, Commissioner, Texas Education Agency
2:30 pm: Depart for Lake Houston

Registration to attend is $195 for members and $245 for non-members (Member discount will be reflected in cart).Registration includes legislative briefings, dinner & breakfast.

RESERVE YOUR HOTEL ROOM - A Hotel Block has been made at Hotel Ella:
HOTEL ELLA
1900 Rio Grande, Austin TX 78705
800.311.1619
https://hotelella.com/

Book directly with the reservations department by calling 800.311.1619 and mention the Lake Houston Area Chamber of Commerce room block or book online via this link https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=69982&Chain=19403&group=Lake Houston.



 
Event Sponsors:

Public Affairs Presenting Sponsor

Legislative Dinner Sponsor

Location:
Austin, Texas
Date/Time Information:
Feb. 25th- 26th
Contact Information:
Jenna Armstrong 281-446-2128
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