BLUEPRINTS Economic Development Breakfast

When:
June 19, 2013 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
2013-06-19T12:00:00+00:00
2013-06-19T14:00:00+00:00
Where:
Holiday Inn Staunton Conference Center
152 Fairway Lane
Staunton, VA 24401
USA
Cost:
$15 for Chamber Members/ $20 for Non-members
Contact:
Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce
(540) 324-1133

Join the Greater Augusta Regional Chamber of Commerce for a full breakfast and public hearing about economic development in Virginia. Barry DeVal, the President & CEO of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce, will introduce BluePrint Virginia, a comprehensive effort to provide business leadership, direction and long-range economic development planning for Virginia.  BluePrint Virginia outlines the following economic drivers:

· Educational Excellence
· Workforce Readiness
· Robust Infrastructure
· Supporting Advanced Manufacturing
· Attractive Business Climate
· Innovation and Entrepreneurship
· Quality, Cost-effective Healthcare
· Energy Diversity & Security

Speak up about opportunities and challenges in the Valley with DeVal and the panel:
Dennis Burnett, Director of Economic Development for Augusta County
Amanda Glover, Assistant Director of Economic Development for the City of Staunton
Greg Hitchin, Director of Economic Development for the City of Waynesboro
Robin Sullenberger, CEO for the Shenandoah Valley Regional Partnership
Roger Porter, International Trade Manager for Virginia Economic Development Partnership

For more information about BluePrint Virginia, visit Virginia Chamber of Commerce

This event is open to Chamber members and the general public.
Registration for this event can be made online at www.augustava.com/blueprintva   
Sponsors: Holiday Inn Staunton Conference Center, Blue Ridge Community College, Greater Augusta Board of Realtors, Virginia Economic Development Partnership.
Door prizes will also be provided by these sponsors.