Business Issues Forum: September 2019

Business Issues Forum: September 2019

  • Date(s): Tue, Sep 17, 2019
  • Time(s): 08:00 AM - 09:30 AM
  • Location: Microsoft Event Center at the Seattle Metro Chamber
  • Address: 1301 Fifth Ave., Ste. 1500, Seattle, WA, 98101 (Get Directions)
  • Members: Free, pre-registration requested.
  • Non-Members: This is a members-only event.
  • Questions: Contact Hannah Holman at 206-389-7216


Join us for a discussion of current public affairs issues. This month, we will start with an introduction to the new Seattle Metro Chamber Board Chair, Diana Birkett Rakow. Then, we will hear from several of the Seattle City Council candidates who have been endorsed by the Chamber's political action committee, CASE (Civic Alliance for a Sound Economy). After a short Q&A, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with the candidates in an informal networking format.

All members are welcome! This event is closed to working media.

I. Introduction to New Chamber Board Chair

Diana Birkett Rakow
Vice President, External Relations
Alaska Airlines

II. Meet the Candidates
  • Phil Tavel
    Phil Tavel
    City Council Candidate
    District 1

  • Mark Solomon
    City Council Candidate
    District 2

  • Egan Orion
    City Council Candidate
    District 3
  • Alex Pedersen
    Alex Pedersen
    City Council Candidate
    District 4
  • Heidi Wills
    Heidi Wills
    City Council Candidate
    District 6
  • Jim Pugel
    Jim Pugel
    City Council Candidate
    District 7
About Business Issues Forum:
The Chamber’s Business Issues Forum is the place to learn about and discuss emerging policy issues that matter to your business and the community.  A benefit available only to members, meetings include informational briefings from guest speakers and structured discussion with fellow members.

Why attend?
1)  Learn about developing issues and how you can get engaged
2)  Hear from key policymakers and business leaders
3)  Strengthen your relationships with members from a wide range of industries

Meetings are held monthly, from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. on the third Tuesday of the month. 

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