The first special advocacy trip to Washington, DC, hosted by the Internet Marketing Association (IMA) took place April 23-25. The visit offered an exclusive opportunity for an intimate delegation to participate in a series of seminars and meetings with key decision makers.
Featured participants and speakers included:
» Congressman Bob Latta, Vice Chairman, Communications and Technology Subcommittee
» Congressman Adam Schiff, Member, House Appropriations Committee and Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
» Brett DeWitt, Senior Policy Advisor to Mike McCaul, Chairman, Homeland Security Committee
» Congresswoman Loretta Sanchez, Member, Homeland Security Committee
» Congressman Buck McKeon, Chairman, Armed Services Committee
» Alex Silbey, President, ATS Communications
» Joyce McAllister, USMC/USN Liaison, USA, Meggitt
» Lisbeth Lyons, Vice President, Government Affairs, Printing Industries of America
» Julie Shaffer, Vice President, Digital Technologies, Printing Industries of America
The group also traveled to the Hill for meetings with key members of Congress with influence on matters related to the Internet, Internet marketing, social media policies, cyber security and related issues. In addition, the agenda included discussion on ways that IMA can help drive forward policies in these areas.
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