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Pennsylvania DCED Secretary Dennis Davin to Speak at Upcoming LVEDC Event

By Colin McEvoy on July 29, 2015

Dennis Davin

Dennis Davin

Dennis Davin, the Secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, will be speaking at the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation’s (LVEDC) Conversation and Cocktails event on August 4.

Davin will be speaking in place of Kathleen McGinty following her recent departure from Governor Tom Wolf’s administration. The Aug. 4 event will be held at the Renaissance Allentown Hotel. Attendance is free, but pre-registration is required.

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Prior to his appointment as Secretary of the DCED in January, Davin served for more than a decade as director of the Allegheny County Department of Economic Development, where he was responsible for establishing and executing the economic development strategy for Allegheny County.

An open question & answer session will follow Davin’s remarks.

The Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corporation’s Legislative & Governmental Relations Committee invites you to attend a special Conversation & Cocktail series event with Dennis Davin, Secretary of Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development.

The Conversation & Cocktails series allows LVEDC investors a unique opportunity to have targeted interaction with members of the Lehigh Valley’s legislative body in an intimate setting to discuss pressing economic issues.

The event is organized by LVEDC’s Legislative & Governmental Relations Committee. Butlered hors d’oeurves, beer, wine and soft drinks will be served during the networking portion of the event.

This event is made possible by the generous support of our Conversation & Cocktails series Presenting Sponsor, Air Products.

Air Products

 

For more information about the upcoming event, contact Michael Keller, LVEDC Director of Marketing, at 610-266-2217 or [email protected].

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