WBA Sponsors Legislative Day in January

Event in conjunction with Winter Conference Broadcasters in Madison, Jan. 22
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The Wisconsin Broadcasters Association will hold its annual Winter Conference and Legislative Day on Jan. 22 at the Madison Concourse Hotel in Madison, Wis.

Registration opens at 8 a.m., accompanied by a continental breakfast and followed by a job fair to be held from 8:30–10:30 a.m.

The first session of the day will start at 10:45 a.m. with an Equal Employment Opportunity session about “Hiring Smart for Broadcasters: Legal Issues in Hiring and Effective Strategies to Promote Equal Employment Opportunity and Prevent Unlawful Discrimination.”

Next, the association will hold a business luncheon from noon to 1:15 p.m., featuring guest speaker Steven Bartlett, public relations director of the Badger Honor Flight Chapter. Gov. Scott Walker is also invited to attend.

Following the luncheon will be a legislative session with speakers Michelle Vetterkind, WBA president and CEO; Roger Utnehmer, WBA state legislative chair; and Brandon Scholz, partner at The Capitol Group.

The session will be followed by legislative calls on senators and representatives at the State Capitol, and the day will end with a legislative reception at the Ovations at the Concourse.

Please note the WBA will not refund any cancellations made after Jan. 10, 2014.