Members of the Collin County Chambers of Commerce, as well as elected officials, community leaders and business professionals, attended the 2013 Collin County Days program in Austin on March 4-5. Over 230 representatives from acrosss the county took the opportunity to meet with legislators and area elected officials to learn more about the important issues facing our county.
The program kicked off on Monday with a luncheon featuring Senator Ken Paxton and Representative Jodie Laubenberg providing an up-to-the-minute update on the 83rd Legislative Session. The afternoon included the following speakers and programs:
Chuck Girard, Director of Government Relations, Hospital Corporation of America
Phil Wilson, TxDOT Executive Director
Commissioner Todd Staples, Texas Department of Agriculture
Jeremy Mazur, Director of Governmental Relations, Texas Water Development Board
Senator Dan Patrick, Chair, Education Committee
Representative Dan Branch, Chair, Higher Education Committee
The evening concluded with a reception for all attendees. On Tuesday, the attendees gathered for a breakfast program featuring Austin American-Statesman Columnist Ken Herman and The Texas Tribune Executive Director Ross Ramsey providing an overview of the current legislative session from the media's perspective. The group then made the trec to the Texas State Capitol in order to be introduced in the House and Senate chambers. CLICK HERE to view the Plano Chamber's current legislative agenda.
2013 Senate Sponsor
2013 House Sponsors
Atmos Energy | AT&T | Fairview EDC | Frisco EDC
Garver | Oncor | Strasburger & Price, LLP | UT Dallas
Plan to join us in 2015! Expand your understanding of the most significant issues facing the North Texas region by attending Collin County Days held biennially in Austin while the Texas legislature is in session. This singular event provides attendees with an opportunity to address pressing issues facing our business community and to gain greater insight into Texas government and the legislative process.
Held in conjunction with chambers of commerce from throughout Collin County, this 2-day meeting attracts local business, government, education and civic leaders.
Don’t miss this opportunity to connect with local legislators, network with business leaders and discuss top issues facing the business community in Collin County and the state of Texas.