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Chamber Leaders Head to Beacon Hill for Business Summit

SPRINGFIELD — Members of the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield (ACCGS) will travel to Boston for the annual ACCGS Beacon Hill Summit on Wednesday, April 29.

Sponsored by Baystate Health, Comcast, and WWLP-TV22, and presented in partnership with the ACCGS’s member chambers, the largest regional business summit at the State House provides an unencumbered opportunity for business and community leaders to hear from and speak with members of the Baker-Polito administration and members of the local legislative delegation.

Attendees will have an opportunity to voice their opinions, concerns, and ideas during the day’s formal sessions and social events. Hosted by state Sen. James Welch, Senate Chair of the Healthcare Financing Committee, the event will include addresses from Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash, Senate President Stan Rosenberg, and state Rep. Joseph Wagner, chair of the Joint Committee on Economic Development and Emerging Technologies. Topics to be discussed include the state’s budget, infrastructure, healthcare, and energy.

The day’s agenda will also include lunch at the Omni Parker House with members of the region’s delegation and a wrap-up reception at the 21st Amendment. Buses will depart the Plantation Inn, off Exit 6 of the Massachusetts Turnpike in Chicopee, at 7 a.m. and will return by 7 p.m.

The all-inclusive cost is $180 and includes transportation, continental breakfast, lunch, reception, and all materials. Reservations are required by April 22 and can be made online at www.myonlinechamber.com or by contacting ACCGS Member Services Director Sarah Mazzaferro at (413) 755-1313 or [email protected].

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