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SALT LAKE CITY – Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) is partnering with the Salt Lake Chamber, the Utah Manufacturers Association, the Utah Mining Association, Silicon Slopes, the World Trade Center Utah, the Utah Food Industry Association, and the Utah Retail Merchants Association to host a daylong solutions summit to discuss the importance of collaboration in today’s political and business climate. The event is also sponsored by 1800 Contacts, Merit Medical, CenturyLink, Zion’s Bank, Utah’s Credit Unions, Micron, and the Utah Farm Breau, and will take place at the Eccles Theater in downtown Salt Lake City. This year’s summit, titled Collaboration: Our Blueprint for Success will highlight the need for public discourse and facilitate the discussion of how best to foster collaboration and conversation in business and politics.
 
The event features remarks by Sen. Lee, as well as remarks from Joseph Grenny, Molly Kocialski, Davis Smith, Rich McKeown, Debra Woyce, Travers Garvin, Tom Davin, Pat Maciariello, and Steve Mills. There will also be a six-person panel on venture capitalism and startups.
 
Media is invited to attend the speeches and panel discussion. Live blogging and tweeting with #UTSolutionsSummit2017 is encouraged. There will be a special seating area for reporters and wifi will be accessible. Press will have special access to Senator Lee following his remarks; if access to other speakers is desired, please alert Jillian Wheeler when RSVPing.
 
Media is required to RSVP no later than Tuesday, August 22nd to Jillian Wheeler, (202) 308-3926; jillian_wheeler@lee.senate.gov
 
The event will begin at 9:30 am with lunch following the speakers. Senator Lee will hold press availability immediately following his remarks. For agenda and event updates, please visit: https://www.utahsolutionssummit.com/