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I am RETAIL Day at the Capitol 2013

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Name: I am RETAIL Day at the Capitol 2013
Date: February 28, 2013
Time: 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Registration: Register Online
Event Description:

Online registration for this event has closed. Please call MnRA at (651) 227-6631 if you are interested in attending.

With one in four jobs in Minnesota directly connected to retail, our elected officials now more than ever need to understand the impact of their decisions on retail businesses.

Join MnRA for I am RETAIL Day at the Capitol on February 28, 2013, to connect with legislators on important retail issues. 

Who better to represent your organization on retail? You. Help us put a face to the industry at I am RETAIL Day at the Capitol.

No cost to attend. Hot breakfast served. RSVP requested by February 22. Non-members welcome.

Presenting sponsor:







 

Breakfast sponsor:
Holiday Companies

Beginning location:
Embassy Suites - Downtown St. Paul, 175 East 10th Street, St. Paul, MN 55101

Ending location:
Minnesota State Capitol

Agenda for the day:
7:45 a.m. - Registration and breakfast - Embassy Suites
8:00 a.m. - Welcome
8:15 a.m. - Guest Speaker: Rep. Ann Lenczewski, Tax Committee Chair
8:45 a.m. - Lobbying 101: Getting Legislators' Attention
9:00 a.m. - Retail Issues Briefing
10:00 a.m. - Visits at the Capitol - Minnesota State Capitol
12:45 p.m. - Photo at the Capitol Rotunda (or close proximity)

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Location:

7:45 a.m. beginning location:
Embassy Suites - Downtown St. Paul, 175 East 10th Street  Saint Paul, MN 55101

1:00 p.m. ending location:
We will transition to the Minnesota State Capitol at 10:00 a.m. and end there at 1:00 p.m. A hotel shuttle to the Capitol and back will be available.

Date/Time Information:
Thursday, February 28, 2013
7:45 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Contact Information:
MnRA, tel. (651) 227-6631
Fees/Admission:
Included in your membership - no cost to attend.
Parking at the Embassy Suites - Downtown St. Paul is $5.

Overnight accommodations at the Embassy Suite are available at a discounted rate by calling Barb Korus at (651) 379-5058 and requesting the Minnesota Retailers rate.
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