Aug 25, 2017
AmericanHort’s Impact Washington Event Sells Out

AmericanHort has sold out its advocacy summit, Impact Washington, that will take place in Washington, D.C., Sept. 11 – 13.

With more 100 attendees representing 24 states as well as Canada, this will be the horticulture industry’s opportunity to engage directly with lawmakers and thought leaders whose efforts will shape our future. The three-day event will be a mix of listening, learning, interacting, and influencing.

“Timing is everything,” said Craig Regelbrugge, AmericanHort’s senior vice president. “As we approach the Impact Washington event, our timing could not be more critical for the key issues that stand to impact our industry. So, we are calling on our grassroots partners to put on their citizen advocate hats and step up.”

During the summit, AmericanHort will focus on preparing attendees to meet and discuss with elected leaders and their staff three of the most pressing issues facing the industry – labor and the workforce, research and innovation and tax reform.

As they learn and prepare, attendees will be hearing from elected leaders and policy experts on issues of great impact on green industry business success. Senator Thom Tillis, Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan, Representative Rodney Davis, and Special Assistant to the President Ray Starling will all address the crowd and share their input and knowledge on these key issues.

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