Register Now for CalChamber Capitol Summit

The registration deadline is approaching rapidly for the California Chamber of Commerce Capitol Summit, set for May 17 in Sacramento.

Sutter Health is the major sponsor of this year’s Summit, set for 10 a.m.–2:15 p.m. at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center.

The program will open with remarks from veteran journalist Dan Walters, columnist for CalMatters.


Next on the agenda will be a session focusing on housing and homelessness with panelists Maria Salinas, president of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce; and Amanda Blackwood, president and CEO of the Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce. Moderating the discussion will be Micah Weinberg, CEO of California Forward, a nonprofit organization that leads a movement to make the economy and government of California work for everyone in all the state’s regions.

The keynote luncheon speaker will be Dee Dee Myers, senior advisor to the Governor, director of the Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) and former White House press secretary. Jennifer Barrera, CalChamber president and CEO, will moderate the question-and-answer session with Myers.

Following lunch, CalChamber policy advocates will present policy priorities with Adam Regele, CalChamber vice president of advocacy and strategic partnerships, acting as moderator.

Other Events

After the Summit, attendees have the option to stop by the CalChamber International Forum (a separate RSVP is required).

Scheduled for the evening of May 17 is the Sacramento Host Reception. This event is co-sponsored by the CalChamber and the Sacramento Host Committee to provide networking opportunities for business leaders from industries throughout the state.

The reception also gives attendees the opportunity to discuss key issues facing the state with other business leaders and elected officials. The evening event is a prelude to the 97th Annual Host Breakfast the next morning, May 18.

Featured speakers at the breakfast traditionally have been the Governor of California and the chair of the CalChamber Board of Directors.

Register by April 28

The fee to register for the Capitol Summit is $100 per person. Once registered, registrants have the option to RSVP at no additional cost for the International Forum, the Host Reception, and Host Breakfast. The deadline to register is Friday, April 28 or until sold out. Space is limited.

To register for the Summit, visit Lunch is included in the registration fee.