When

Monday May 8, 2017 from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM EDT
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Where

SMC Business Councils 
600 Cranberry Woods Drive
Suite 190
Cranberry Township, PA 16066
 

 
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Contact

Eileen Anderson 
SMC Government Relations 
412-342-1606 
eileenanderson@smc.org 
 

2017 Harrisburg Grassroots Lobbying Trip 

If there was ever a time when the small business community should band together with a common voice in the state capitol it is NOW! The truth is small business is important! We are the backbone of the PA economy and lawmakers must continually be reminded of the facts. They need to know how many employees you have, how you get customers, how you meet payroll, and what can be improved.

  • 98% of all employers in PA are small businesses defined as less than 500 employees
  • There are more than 220,000 small businesses in PA
  • Of those, 87% (197,000) have LESS than 20 employees

 

AGENDA:

7:00 a.m.  Western PA SMC Members meet the bus at SMC Headquarters, Cranberry Twp.  (Two additional pick-up locations)

11:00 a.m. Arrive in Harrisburg.

11:00 -12:45 p.m. Join SMC Central members for lunch at the Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association and enjoy a guest speaker from the Commonwealth Foundation. (2nd speaker TBD)

1:00 - 4:30 p.m. Team visits to the Capitol.

4:30 - 6:00 p.m. Dinner in the State Capitol. Guest speaker (TBD), followed by team captains' debriefings.

6:00 p.m. Depart for Pittsburgh.  (Two additional drop-off locations)

10:00 p.m. Arrive at SMC Headquarters, Cranberry Twp. 


REGISTRATION:

SMC Members & Guests:  $95.00

Non-Members:  $150.00

Registration Deadline:  April 14, 2017

A sincere thank you to the following sponsors~

Luncheon Sponsor

Bronze Sponsors: