May 22-23, 2012
Annual Sacramento Advocacy Trip
Save the Date for the Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Annual trip to California’s state capitol, which will focus on key Silicon Valley policy priorities.
Silicon Valley executive delegation visits will occur with the new Governor’s office, key state Senate and Assembly leaders, and new constitutional officers and key agency department leaders to name a few. In addition to high-level visits, the trip will feature networking opportunities with key Silicon Valley industry leaders.
Executive Champion/Trip Leaders: Tim Guertin, CEO, Varian Medical Systems +60 executives and Silicon Valley county and city elected officials.
2012 Dates: May 22 (visits after 10:00 a.m. with an evening reception to cap off the day) and May 23 (visits end by 1:30 p.m.)
Cost for Registration: Includes all meals, 1 night hotel stay, bus transportation to/from Sacramento, staff time/travel costs, and all meeting materials. Please contact us so that we can work with you on a registration fee that fits your budget. BRANDED SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE: $2,500 (covers 2 seats on the trip); $1,000 (covers 1 seat).
Delegation Size: 60 or more executives and elected officials are anticipated for the 2012 trip. Sacramento-based members and Silicon Valley elected officials are welcome to participate at a lower rate.
Hotel information: Group hotel accommodations will be at the Sheraton Grand Hotel which is in close proximity to the Capitol Building. Note: most meetings will occur in the Capitol Building, but some may occur at the Sheraton Grand Hotel or other off-site location.
Details are as follows: The Sheraton Grand Hotel, 1230 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Hotel reservations: Special Discount Rate available only at this link (cost included with registration): http://aticket2travel.com/index.asp. WHEN RESERVING HOTEL ROOM, YOU MUST ALSO REGISTER FOR THE TRIP ON THIS PAGE.
Transportation: Reduce your carbon footprint! A bus will greet participants at the Leadership Group offices on the morning of May 22 at 7:30 a.m. destination Sacramento. For the return, a bus will transport guests on May 23 from Sacramento back to Silicon Valley with an arrival of approximately no later than 5:00 p.m. If you drive, please consider offsetting carbon emissions from your travel by going to the following link if you are interested: http://www.carbonfund.org/site/pages/individuals/individual_business_carbon_offsets