2019 Policy Summit
GNDC invites you to attend the 2019 Policy Summit on Tuesday, September 10, 2019, in Bismarck. This annual event brings together business and government leadership to discuss policies impacting North Dakota's business climate and address issues impacting our state's future growth.
This premier public policy forum is a non-partisan event open to members and non-members of the Greater North Dakota Chamber. Attendees have cited that the event's success is due to GNDC's commitment to ensuring various views are represented on the presented issues. The day will open with registration and networking at 9:00 followed by panels and presentations, additional networking opportunities and the closing keynote presented by Ronald Eidshaug of the United States Chamber.
ND Manufacturing Council Breakfast
Policy Summit Registration Opens with Networking
Trade and Tariffs - A Changing Landscape
Moderator: Neal Fisher, ND Wheat Commission
Kristin Hedger, Killdeer Mountain Manufacturing
Thomas Shorma, WCCO Belting, Inc
Bob Sinner, SB&B Foods
Should North Dakota Raise the Gas Tax?
Moderator: Arik Spencer, GNDC
Kimberly Bonhart, UPS
Dan Kadrmas, TrueNorth Steel
ND Representative Dan Ruby
Mike Rud, North Dakota Petroleum Marketers Association
Lunch and Networking
Health Insurance - Why Does It Cost So Much?
Moderator: Jeff Olson, Credit Union Association of the Dakotas
Jon Godfread, North Dakota Insurance Commissioner
Tim Huckle, Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Dakota
ND Representative George Keiser
Dr. Michael LeBeau, Sanford Health
Should North Dakota Get Rid of the Income Tax?
Moderator: Cory Fong
ND Representative Craig Headland
Paul Lucy, Impact Dakota
Ryan Rauschenberger, North Dakota Tax Commissioner
ND Senator Jessica Unruh
Keynote: "Big Federal Issues and Why We Should Care."
Ronald Eidshaug, United States Chamber, Congressional and Public Affairs Division - Vice President
ND Chamber PAC Capitol Club Reception
Exclusive event for PAC Contributors
Refund policy: full refunds are available prior to September 4. After this date, you may send an alternate from the same organization to the event without additional charge. To request a cancellation or to make a change, please email Amanda@NDChamber.com.2019 Policy Summit
Date and Time
Tuesday Sep 10, 2019
10:00 AM - 4:30 PM CDT
Tuesday September 10, 2019
9:00 am Registration Opens with networking
Ramkota Hotel and Convention Center.
800 3rd Street | Bismarck, ND 58504
Registration to attend is $130 for members and $160 for non-GNDC members.
Discount early bird rates are available until August 9. These rates are $90 for members and $120 for non-members.
Walk-in rate the day of the event is $180.