The House Majority Policy Committee, chaired by Rep. Donna Oberlander (R-Clarion/Armstrong/Forest), and House Appropriations Committee will travel to the Lehigh Valley to tour and hold a roundtable discussion at Ben Franklin TechVentures, a business-technology incubator owned and operated by the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP). BFTP/NEP invests in and supports early-stage, technology-based companies and established manufacturers to create and retain jobs, and advance technologies that improve the human condition. BFTP/NEP provides technical and business expertise, referrals and resources, and networking opportunities in addition to funding.
Oberlander; Appropriations Vice Chairman George Dunbar (R-Westmoreland); host and Deputy Policy Chairman Rep. Marcia Hahn (R-Northampton); and members of the Policy and Appropriations committees. Along with officials from Ben Franklin Technology Partners NEP, guests for the roundtable will be Nick Gilson, CEO, Gilson Snow, Winfield; Catherine Bailey, co-founder and senior advisor, Rea.deeming Beauty Inc., Bethlehem; and Sam Niedbala, president, CryoConcepts LP, Bethlehem.
Thursday, Sept. 5, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, 116 Research Drive, Bethlehem, PA 18015
. The meeting will take place in Room 4430 of the building’s West Wing. Ample parking, at no charge, is located behind the building.
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