McHenry to co-host 2016 N.C. Business & Economic Development Summit

Published 1:35 pm Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Congressman Patrick McHenry (R, NC-10) announced that he will be joining with the entire North Carolina Congressional delegation to co-host the 2016 North Carolina Business and Economic Development Summit. The summit will be on Monday, Sept. 12 and Tuesday, Sept. 13, with all events occurring in Washington, D.C.

“Small businesses are the lifeblood of our economy here in western North Carolina,” McHenry said. “Our North Carolina Congressional delegation is always working to advance public policies that help these businesses grow and create good-paying jobs. The Business and Economic Development Summit provides local businesses an excellent opportunity to hear about these efforts and interact directly with their representatives in Washington. I strongly encourage all 10th District businesses to attend.”

The North Carolina Business and Economic Development Summit is an annual event and takes place on the campus of the U.S. Capitol. The 2016 schedule is still being finalized but attendees can expect to hear from guest speakers including members of the North Carolina Congressional delegation. In addition to McHenry, the other hosts of the event are Representatives G.K. Butterfield (NC-01), Renee Ellmers (NC-02), Walter Jones (NC-03), David Price (NC-04), Virginia Foxx (NC-05), Mark Walker (NC-06), David Rouzer (NC-07), Richard Hudson (NC-08), Robert Pittenger (NC-09), Mark Meadows (NC-11), Alma Adams (NC-12), George Holding (NC-13), and U.S. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis.

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– article submitted by Jeff Butler