NAWBO California Public Policy Event Combines Education With Engagement

Mar 02, 2011, 13:15 ET from NAWBO California

State Controller Highlights Star-Studded Presenters

TUSTIN, Calif., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NAWBO California, a federation of nine California chapters of the National Association of Women Business Owners, announced today that spaces are still available for its Public Policy Summit: "Where Policy Meets Action," Monday and Tuesday, March 7 and 8, at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in Sacramento. Board and public policy training will occur on Monday afternoon, while a daylong summit on Tuesday features legislators from the women's caucus and issues experts discussing a wide variety of topics critical to business and economic growth.

California State Comptroller John Chiang will serve as the luncheon keynote speaker at the summit, which will be kicked off by a women legislators panel featuring Assemblymembers Linda Halderman, M.D., Alyson Huber, and Holly Mitchell and Senator Jean Fuller. Other panels will focus on healthcare; workers' compensation and new tax laws; and universal certification and procurement, with participants including Senator Curren Price, Assemblymember Steve Bradford, and California Small Business Advocate Marty Keller. The cost to attend, which includes continental breakfast, lunch, all summit activities and the opportunity to visit legislators at the Capitol to cap off the day, is just $69.

"Savvy women entrepreneurs understand that today's politics can have a significant economic impact on tomorrow's business," said Carla Cobb Davis, CEO of BizBox Technology, LLC and NAWBO California Board president. "It's never been more important to build business relationships, become better educated on issues that impact business in California and engage with elected officials, and this event provides the perfect platform to do all of that."

To learn more, call Tammie Fletcher at 714-832-5012, or reserve your place at  

About NAWBO California

NAWBO California provides support to the nine California chapters and multiple satellite groups of the National Association of Women Business Owners, which are located in Sacramento, Silicon Valley, San Francisco, Santa Barbara, Ventura County, Los Angeles, Inland Empire, Orange County and San Diego. For more information, visit

For more information:

Adrienne Moch

NAWBO California