Women Impacting Public Policy invites you to:
WIPP’s National Legislative Meeting
October 1, 2009, 8:00AM – 7:00PM
8:00 2009 WIPP Awards Breakfast
2009 WIPP Awards and a special salute to the one year anniversary of the Economic
Barbara Kasoff, President and Co-Founder, Women Impacting Public Policy
Lynne Marie Finn, Chair, Economic Blueprint; President and CEO, Superior Staff Resources
Karen Maples, President, Myutiq
AT&T Innovator of the Year Award: Michele R. McGough, President/CEO Solutions4Networks
Member of the Year Award: Leylani Cardoso, Vice President, Duty Free World, Inc.
Member to Watch Award: Stephanie Isaacson, President, New Horizons Environmental, LLC
Public Policy Award: Deborah Wilder, The Law Office of Deborah Wilder
President’s Award: Nicolina A. Stewart, CPA, President, CMA Solutions, Inc.
9:00 Administrator Karen Mills, U.S. Small Business Administration
9:30 - 11:30 A discussion of the hottest topics in Washington, including health care, energy, federal
procurement, retirement security and telecommunications.
- Ann Sullivan, WIPP Government Relations; President, Madison Services Group and WIPP members
10:45 Hot topics discussion continued
11:30 Transportation to Capitol Hill
12:00pm WIPP Congressional Luncheon and Give Me 5 Anniversary moderated by Regina Sullivan,
WIPP Government Relations
- Senator Mary Landrieu, Chair, Senate Small Business & Entrepreneurship Committee (D-LA)
- Senator Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH)
- Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK)
- Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI)*invited
Getting ready to meet your elected officials: A review of WIPP positions and strategy.
- Ann Sullivan, WIPP Government Relations
2:00 Capitol Hill Legislative Visits
Join other women business owners from your state in visiting your elected officials. This
important annual event provides the names and faces to the work WIPP does in Washington
5:00 WIPP Capitol Hill Reception
Join your fellow WIPP members, elected officials and guests for a special reception on Capitol
Hill. Share feedback from your hill visits and celebrate the year ahead for your work keeping
the voice of women small business owners heard in Washington!
Registration rates (includes whole-day session and Hill Reception):
WIPP National Partners and Advocacy Partners $250
WIPP Members and Friends $275
Questions? Comments? Please contact Jason Lalak, JLalak@WIPP.org.
W Washington D.C.
515 15th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20004
The WIPP room block at the W has sold out. We have acquired an additional room block at the St. Regis, just a few blocks from the W for $285 per night plus tax. Please call 1-888-627-8087 and ask for rooms within WIPP's room block. If you would also like nights outside of the room block dates, please contact Pam Woo, PWoo@WIPP.org
Washington, DC is served by three major airports: Reagan National (DCA), Washington Dulles International (IAD) and Baltimore Washington International (BWI). Reagan National Airport is the closest in proximity to the W Hotel - approximately 5 miles and $15.00 by taxi. Paid shuttles are available from each of the airports by calling in advance 800-BLUE-VAN. Shuttle rates are approximately $20-$60, depending on the airport you choose.
Click here for the Washington, DC Convention and Visitors Bureau.
Attendees may cancel up to 15 days prior to a session and receive a full refund, less an administrative processing fee of $25 per individual registration; within 8-14 days a 50% refund. No refunds will be granted within 7 days or less of the conference.