Monday, December 5, 2011

State Chamber Hosts Public Affairs Forum

From The State Chamber ~ The State Chamber of Oklahoma, in conjunction with the U.S. Chamber and the National Chamber Foundation, will host Governor Mary Fallin, members of the state legislature, and business leaders from across the Sooner State to highlight Oklahoma’s relative strength during the national recession, how its business climate has improved in 2011, and how it can be improved in 2012. 

Innovation, entrepreneurial infrastructure, access to capital, and taxation will be among the issues discussed as well as the health of the array of industries that span the state.

In addition to the Governor’s Roundtable, The State Chamber will hold its annual Legislative Leadership Panel, where the top House and Senate leaders will discuss the upcoming legislative session and tell more than 300 business leaders in attendance about the issues they anticipate tackling beginning in February. As a part of the panel, The State Chamber will also announce the annual recipients of their Guardians of Free Enterprise award. 

WHO: The Honorable Mary Fallin, Governor of Oklahoma
The Honorable Margaret Spellings, Executive Vice President, National Chamber Foundation
Fred Morgan, President, The State Chamber of Oklahoma
Bill Burgess, Chairman of the Board, The State Chamber of Oklahoma
William G. Little, Chairman, National Chamber Foundation, President and CEO, Quam-Nichols Company
Senator Brian Bingman, Oklahoma State Senate, President Pro Tempore
Senator Sean Burrage, Oklahoma State Senate, Democratic Leader
Representative Scott Inman, Oklahoma House of Representatives, Democratic Leader
Representative Kris Steele, Oklahoma House of Representatives, House Speaker
WHAT: The State Chamber of Oklahoma’s Public Affairs Forum & Governor’s Economic Roundtable
WHEN: Wednesday, December 7, 2011
9:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Speakers will be made available to press outside the ballroom behind the stage immediately following the roundtable discussion.
WHERE: Oklahoma City Marriott (Salon D-G)
3233 Northwest Expressway
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

RSVP: RSVP to or by calling 405-235-3669.

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