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March 16, 2021 @ 8:30 am - 11:00 am

Join other stakeholders interested in helping CT CMMC preserve and grow their economy by supplying business with the resources they need to achieve CMMC compliance.

Business Day is hosted by the CBIA as an opportunity for business leaders in the state of CT to meet with legislators and have their voices heard.

The CT CMMC Coalition is working to:

  • Provide training
    • Workforce Development
    • Skill enhancement
  • Free Resources
    • Implementation Guides
    • Community Forums
    • Placement assistance

Join us at Business Day to discuss the support your business needs for CMMC. 



8:30 am | Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Lynn Ward, President & CEO, Waterbury Regional Chamber; President, Connecticut Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
  • Chris DiPentima, President & CEO, CBIA
  • John Emra, President, AT&T New England

8:40 am | Gov. Ned Lamont

9:10 am | Legislative Panel

  • Moderator: Eric Gjede, VP, Government Affairs, CBIA
  • Rep. Holly Cheeseman (R-Niantic)
  • Sen. Joan Hartley (D-Waterbury)
  • Sen. Kevin Witkos (R- Canton)
  • Rep. Kerry Wood (D- Rocky Hill)

9:55 am | Grassroots Best Practices

  • Moderator: Pam Staneski, Executive Director, Milford Chamber of Commerce
  • Joseph Eyer, VP, Public Affairs, AT&T
  • Sarah Locke-Henderson, Manager, U.S. Public Engagement, DoorDash
  • Kelly Memphis, Senior Manager of Government Relations and Stakeholder Engagement Practice, PAC

10:40 am | Legislative Update

  • Eric Gjede, VP, Government Affairs, CBIA

11:00 am | Legislative Visits



March 16, 2021
8:30 am - 11:00 am

Interested in Sponsoring the Event? Email The CT Coalition for Details