The State of American Business 2010

Tuesday, January 12, 2010 - 9:00am
1615 H Street NW
Washington, DC 20062
United States

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The State of American Business 2010 is centered on U.S. Chamber president and CEO Tom Donohue's highly anticipated annual address on American business. On January 12, NCF  hosted Mr. Donohue who discussed creating jobs in uncertain times as well as the future threats to and opportunities for America's economic growth. He examined America's deficits, tax hikes, and increasing debt as possible effects on the economy. Mr. Donohue will shed light on the climate change debate, financial regulation, health care, and the ongoing Card Check deliberation. Following Mr. Donohue's remarks a panel of Chamber experts discussed the current state of American business, a discussion led by Margaret Spellings, Executive Vice President, National Chamber Foundation. After the panel, Martin A. Regalia, Senior Vice President, Economic and Tax Policy and Chief Economist, U.S. Chamber of Commerce gave a brief economic forecast for 2010. The panel included:

  • David Hirschmann, Senior Vice President, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, President and Chief Executive Officer, Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness
  • Janet Kavinoky, Director, Transportation and Infrastructure, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Bill Kovacs, Senior Vice President, Environment, Technology and Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • John Murphy, Vice President, International Affairs, U.S. Chamber of Commerce