April 3, 2013
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Lowman Henry
(TO ARRANGE FOR MEDIA CREDENTIALS FOR THE CONFERENCE
PLEASE E-MAIL LHenry@LincolnInstitute.org.)
Hayes, DeMint, Rasmussen to Headline
2013 PA Leadership Conference
(Harrisburg, PA) – The Pennsylvania Leadership Council has announced the speaker schedule for the upcoming 2013 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference to be held April 19th and 20th at the Radisson Penn Harris Convention Center in Camp Hill (Harrisburg), Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is the premier gathering of conservatives each year in the Keystone State and will bring together activists from across the commonwealth to hear speakers, panels, and to participate in workshops.
Highlight of the event is the Friday evening Liberty Dinner which will feature Steve Hayes of Fox News/The Weekly Standard as the dinner speaker. The dinner will also include a special appearance by former U.S. Senator Jim DeMint, now president of the prestigious Heritage Foundation, and by Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett. Pollster/commentator Scott Rasmussen will be the featured speaker at the Saturday Leadership Luncheon. He will be joined in speaking at that event by Pennsylvania Lt. Governor Jim Cawley.
Among the featured speakers at the 2013 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference will be U.S. Senator Pat Toomey, Congressman Keith Rothfus, Congressman Scott Perry, Fox News contributor Deneen Borelli, political analyst John Gizzi, Bent Bozell from the Media Research Center, John Fund of the National Review, and FrackNation producer Ann McElhenney.
This year’s panel presentations include a session on Broadening the Conservative Coalition moderated by Colin Hanna from Let Freedom Ring, USA, Unleashing the Economic Potential of Penn’s Woods moderated by Kevin Shivers from the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business, Conservative Faces of the Future hosted by Gary Sutton of WSBA Radio, Freedom to Work moderated by Jennifer Stefano of Americans for Prosperity, and a State Issues Roundtable hosted by David Madeira of 94.3 FM The Talker. Workshops include Using Social Media presented by the Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity, The 10th Amendment and States’ Rights presented by the Constitutional Organization of Liberty, and Citizen Lobbying presented by the Leadership Institute.
Some 50 sponsors and exhibitors will be present at the conference including the event’s main sponsors: Pennsylvania Manufacturers Association, Citizens Alliance of Pennsylvania, Commonwealth Foundation, Let Freedom Ring, USA, Freedom Works, Americans for Prosperity/PA, the Republican Party of Pennsylvania, and the Tea Party Patriots.
Complete information and registration for the 2013 Pennsylvania Leadership Conference is now open at www.paleadershipconference.org