Legislative Event with WiM Connecticut

When:  Feb 9, 2018 from 8:30 AM to 10:00 AM (ET)
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Legislative Event

Shannon King Public Affairs Manager
Shannon King is CBIA’s public affairs manager. She works to promote CBIA’s public policy initiatives with CBIA members and the business community at large and works to engage Connecticut businesses in the legislative process. She also directs the Small Business Advisory Council and their efforts to help shape CBIA’s public policy agenda, promote the involvement of members in public affairs activities, and provide input for CBIA’s products and services. Prior to joining the organization, she worked on a congressional political campaign, spent time on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., and interned at Connecticut’s Office of Legislative Research. King is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University, and earned her master’s in political science from Southern Connecticut State University.

Brian Flaherty Sr. Vice President, Public Policy
In leading CBIA's public policy division, Flaherty is responsible for the association's government affairs, grassroots, research, and communications operations.
Before joining CBIA in 2015, he was vice president for public policy and external affairs at Nestlé Waters North America, a division of Nestlé, Inc., where he oversaw the company's government relations, sustainability, and stakeholder engagement activities. Prior to joining Nestlé, Flaherty was an eight-term member of the Connecticut House of Representatives, representing Watertown, Middlebury, and Woodbury. He served five of those terms as Deputy House Minority Leader.

Join WiM Connecticut for a Legislative Event on Friday, February 9 at CBIA in Hartford. Hear from Brian Flaherty, Sr. Vice President, Public Policy and Shannon King, Public Affairs Manager with CBIA.

Learn about legislative issues that impact Connecticut manufacturers, including education & workforce development, sustainable state spending & tax policy, healthcare, labor & employment, regulatory reform and more. Also, hear how to get involved with grass roots efforts like the “adopt a legislator” program to easily and effectively build a relationship with state lawmakers to facilitate communication when issues affect business.

Friday, February 9, 2018

8:30 to 10 a.m.

First Floor Conference Center
350 Church Street
Hartford, CT 06103

$10 per WiM member
$25 per nonmember


Women in Manufacturing
 (WiM) is the only national trade association dedicated to supporting, promoting and inspiring women who have chosen a career in the manufacturing industry.