Bill Hammond, CEO, Texas Association of Business

Bill Hammond, CEO, Texas Association of Business

By GREATER IRVING-LAS COLINAS CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

Three members of the Texas Congressional Delegation have confirmed their participation in the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce’s inaugural 2014 Congressional Roundtable.

The roundtable will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Aug. 18 at the Omni Mandalay Hotel – Las Colinas, 221 E. Las Colinas Blvd. in Irving.

Texas Association of Business CEO, Bill Hammond, will moderate the panel, which includes Congressman Kenny Marchant (24th District); Congressman Marc Veasey (33rd District); and Congressman Pete Sessions (32nd District).

“2014 is a critical year for the Texas business community. From transportation and infrastructure issues to tax reform and trade policy, health care, and immigration reform, the decisions made by Congress this year will have a big impact on the future of Texas,” said Bill Hammond, CEO of the Texas Association of Business. “I look forward to moderating a discussion with leaders from the Texas Congressional Delegation and members of the North Texas business community to share their views and solutions for creating jobs and moving our country forward.”

During the event, key members of Congress will discuss federal legislation and issues that will impact the North Texas business community in 2014.

“The 2014 Congressional Roundtable provides the regional business community the opportunity to interact with congressional leaders and have an open discussion on federal policy that affects our community,” said Jason Simon, Director of Legislative Advocacy and Media at the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce.

Individual tickets are $75 for Chamber members and $100 for non-members.

For more information, and to purchase tickets or sponsorships, irvingchamber.com/congressionalroundtable or contact Jason Simon, Director of Legislative Advocacy and Media, at jsimon@irvingchamber.com or call 214-217-8484.

MEDIA NOTE: Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a media table for reporters interested in covering the event. For interviews with members of the panel or to register for the media table, email Gloria Hernandez, Director of Marketing and Communications, at ghernandez@irvingchamber.com.

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About the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce

The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber is recipient of the inaugural Texas Outstanding Chamber of the Year Award and is the first 5-Star Accredited Chamber in Texas. The Irving Chamber exists to CREATE economic activity for Irving, ADVANCE more than 1,817 business investors who represent more than 150,000 employees and PROMOTE all of our members, including five Fortune 500 Global headquarters and 19 U.S. Small Business of the Year Award Winners. For more information, visit www.irvingchamber.com.

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