March 5-6, 2013
Grand Hyatt Washington
1000 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
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Members and Non-Members Welcome!
Join fellow GCA members and leaders in the postal community for the first business meeting of the year. This year’s meeting will provide strong programming, addressing high-level postal and legislative issues.
Meet Your Member of Congress!
The Winter Meeting provides an ideal opportunity for attendees to meet their Member of Congress. 2013 will be a pivotal year for postal reform and weighing in with your Congressional representatives can help ensure a good outcome for your business and the greeting card industry. GCA’s Vice President for Postal Affairs, Rafe Morrissey, would be happy to assist you in identifying your Member and guiding you on how to request an appointment. He will also provide you with key message points for the meeting and can review what to expect. The official program will conclude by 12:15 pm on March 6th. A meeting with your Member of Congress should only take an hour or so. Please consider taking advantage of this opportunity. Contact Rafe at 202-438-6821 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
Schedule of Events
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
11:30 am - 4:30 pm
Executive Committee Meeting
Farragut Square, Independence (5B Level)
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Franklin Square, Independence (5B Level)
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Postal Community Reception
Cocktail Reception with our friends in the postal community. Invited Guests include members of the Postal Regulatory Commission, the Postmaster General and key members of the USPS staff, the USPS Board of Governors, members and staff of relevant Congressional committees, and industry representatives from fellow USPS stakeholders.
Latrobe/Bullfinch, Constitution (3B Level)
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
Breakfast, Board Meeting and General Session - Independence BCD (5B Level)
7:30 – 8:00 am
8:00 – 9:00 am
9:00 - 10:00 am
Chairman Ruth Goldway, Postal Regulatory Commission, "Core Values In Our Changing Communications Infrastructure"
10:00 - 10:15 am
10:15 - 11:00 am
Maynard Benjamin, President and CEO, Envelope Manufacturers Association of North America "The EMA Experience, Jobs, Mail and Value"
11:00 - 12:00 pm
David C. Williams, Inspector General, USPS, "Post-Modernism"
Conclusion of General Session
Postal Affairs Committee Luncheon with PRC, Commissioner Robert Taub
Independence E (5B Level)
1:00 pm (on)
Optional Congressional Visits
Postal Affairs Committee Meeting with Nagisa Manabe, Chief Marketing and Sales Officer, Executive Vice President, USPS
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