Past Events

2013 Legislative Preview

December 12, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Friday, January 11th, 2013
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Sheraton Seattle, Grand Ballroom
1400 6th Avenue
Seattle, Washington

Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present CityClub's 2013 Legislative Preview luncheon on Friday, January 11. Doors open at 11:30 a.m.

The discussion, moderated by Olympia reporter Austin Jenkins, will feature legislative leadership from both parties, including Senators Ed Murray, Mark Schoesler and Rodney Tom, and Representatives Frank Chopp and J.T. Wilcox. This is your opportunity to speak directly to top leadership from the state House and Senate about the upcoming session, and to let them know about your priorities for our state.

Regional Small Business Forums

August 1, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Friday, December 14th, 2012
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Pacific Grill Events Center
1530 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, Washington

Join Washington Policy Center to help identify and prioritize the issues that will determine the future of Washington's small business climate!

Changing What We Tax

October 29, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, November 14th, 2012
Time: 
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Place: 
Room 109, Otto Miller Hall, Seattle Pacific University
301 W. Ewing Street
Seattle, Washington

Changing What We Tax: Prospects for a Free-enterprise Solution to Energy Security and Climate Change

Washington Policy Center and the Energy and Enterprise Initiative present a panel discussion on energy and climate policy, November 14th at Seattle Pacific University.

Young Professionals Election Recap Event

October 4, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
Time: 
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: 
Pyramid Alehouse
1201 1st Avenue S.
Seattle, Washington

This is WPC's last Young Professionals event of the year. Don't miss out!

Just one week after Election Day, join WPC and other Young Professionals to hear how the outcome of the 2012 elections will affect you, your job, and our state and nation. The event will include discussions from D.J. Wilson, founder of Wilson Strategic Communications public affairs group; radio host John Carlson; and Reps. Joe Fitzgibbon (D-34) and Hans Zeiger (R-25).

UW/Premera Health Care Symposium

October 3, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Friday, October 26th, 2012
Time: 
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Place: 
Bell Harbor International Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way
Seattle, Washington

The Congressional Budget Office reports that the health care cost crisis now threatens the U.S. economy. Whether through market forces or government intervention, wrenching changes are ahead for health care. These changes will be promising for some local companies and painful to many; none will go untouched. An understanding of the issues is important for every business leader.

The Executive MBA Program at UW's Foster School of Business has partnered with Premera Blue Cross to offer a day of insights. WPC's Center for Health Care is pleased to co-present this discussion.

WSMA Entrepreneurship Symposium

August 30, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, October 25th, 2012 - Friday, October 26th, 2012
Time: 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Place: 
Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma, Washington

Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present the Washington State Microenterprise Association's Entrepreneurship Symposium October 25-26 in Tacoma.

You won't want to miss out on an exciting opportunity to convene with community-minded service providers, entrepreneurs and thought leaders to share, learn and discuss the role of micro and small business in economic recovery and our combined capacity to serve entrepreneurs across Washington.

Health Care: What's at Stake in Washington State?

September 21, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Time: 
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Place: 
Hilton Bellevue
300 112th Avenue S.E.
Bellevue, Washington

Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present the Assiciation of Washington Business 2012 Health Care Forum.

Topics will include current status of federal health reform and an in‐depth look at the direction of the Washington State Health Exchange. Speakers include: Jeff Gingold, Gingold Law Firm, LLC.; Hadley Heath, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Forum; Neil Trautwein, Vice President and Employee Benefits Policy Counsel, National Retail Federation; Gary Chandler, VP Government Affairs; with additional speakers to be announced.

2012 Spokane Annual Dinner Event featuring Daniel Hannan and Ed Rollins

June 25, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Monday, October 15th, 2012
Time: 
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Place: 
DoubleTree Spokane City Center
322 N. Spokane Falls Court
Spokane, Washington

Washington Policy Center's 2012 Annual Dinner events in Eastern Washington, with Daniel Hannan and Ed Rollins.

A Warning to America: A member of the European Parliament describes the perils of greater regulation, higher taxes and centralized power

2012 Annual Dinner, Featuring Daniel Hannan and Scott Rasmussen

June 27, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Monday, October 15th, 2012
Time: 
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Place: 
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way N.E.
Bellevue, Washington

A Warning to America: A member of the European Parliament describes the perils of greater regulation, higher taxes and centralized power

With a special discussion on the mood of the electorate three weeks before Election Day by national pollster Scott Rasmussen

Gubernatorial Debate in Yakima

September 25, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
Time: 
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Place: 
Yakima Convention Center
10 N. 8th Street
Yakima, Washington

Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present the Association of Washington State Hispanic Chambers of Commerce's live, one-hour gubernatorial debate between Jay Inslee (D) and Rob McKenna (R) October 2nd at the Yakima Convention Center.