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Spotlight On Greater Kansas City

Regional Benchmarking Tour and issues Workshop for dc Congressional Staff

The KC Chamber’s seventh biennial congressional staff benchmarking tour and workshop, Spotlight Greater Kansas City is Tuesday, May 30 through Thursday, June 1. The Chamber will host 20-25 Capitol Hill staffers for this year’s exploration of priorities and opportunities in our unique two-state region.
This year’s Spotlight Greater KC will showcase opportunities, resources, and priorities in areas where this region can lead and realize measurable job growth, including infrastructure, research and innovation, global trade and entrepreneurism. Spotlight sessions will focus on job creation, fiscal reform, the cutting edge energy solutions, the financial services industry and updates on the Chamber’s Big 5.
Spotlight Greater KC Regional Goals: 
  1. Showcase valuable job creation and economic development priorities in the two-state region with a focus on small business, growing industries, international trade, and infrastructure.
  2. Provide an important forum for D.C. congressional staff to dialogue and exchange ideas with regional business leaders and innovators in Missouri and Kansas about real needs and opportunities “back in the district.”
  3. Build and strengthen relationships with other congressional staff members and between congressional offices on issues of importance to our metropolitan area.
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Congressional offices should call or e-mail Cathy Bennett with the names and titles of staff attendees from your office.
(816) 374-5412

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