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2017 Health Means Business National Summit

The National Summit and Healthy10 Awards Ceremony will take place at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Headquarters, 1615 H Street, NW, Washington, DC on Wednesday, February 15 and Thursday, February 16, 2017.

The 2017 Health Means Business National Summit, hosted by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation, with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, is a two-day event to showcase the powerful lessons learned from the campaign on a national stage. It will convene high-level thought leaders, innovators, and influencers from the ranks of business, government, nonprofits, health organizations, academia, and the media, to discuss the correlation between our nation’s competitiveness and the health of our citizens. The summit is the capstone of the first two-years of the campaign, and will highlight and create business-led innovations around improving community health. The National Summit will feature high caliber keynotes, insightful panels, a small group breakout session, and a variety of networking and physical fitness opportunities. We will also unveil original research and highlight the campaign’s Health Champions Network.

2017 Health Means Business Healthy10 Awards
The Health Means Business Healthy10 Awards ceremony will honor ten significant partnerships/initiatives involving cross-sector collaborations between local businesses and traditional and non-traditional partners to improve community wellness through greater economic opportunity. These awards will also recognize innovative businesses that are supporting the health of their consumers and communities within their core business models and missions.
The 2017 Healthy10 Awards will have three award categories: Healthy Community, Healthy Education and Workforce, and Healthy Environment. There will be three award winners per category, and one applicant will be honored as the Health Means Business Partnership or Business of the Year. Visit the Healthy10 Awards webpage to learn more about the award guidelines, categories, and incredible entry benefits. Submit a formal nomination here through December 9.
Are you a chamber of commerce that wants to be more involved in community health? Or a community stakeholder that wants to become more involved in our Health Means Business campaign? Please contact Elyse Cohen to learn more about how to get involved.