RICHMOND, Virginia., December 3, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Earlier today, the 2021 Virginia Economic Summit and World Trade Forum concluded, bringing together leading economic and trade experts to discuss this year’s theme, “Blueprint Virginia 2030, A Strategy for Virginia’s Future – Building an Economy for All. “The conference was co-organized by the Virginia Chamber Foundation and Virginia Economic Development Partnership, with the participation of more than 800 Virginians, virtually and in person.
The House officially released the Commonwealth’s next comprehensive strategic plan, Blueprint Virginia 2030, and presented it to the Governor-elect Glenn youngkin. A copy of Blueprint Virginia 2030 can be found by visiting blueprintvirginia.org/
“Over the past twelve months, the Virginia Chamber has organized a regional tour across the Commonwealth, conducted state, region and industry wide investigative efforts, and organized over 60 signature meetings and conferences to ensure Blueprint Virginia 2030 truly reflects the voice of Virginia business community, ” noted Speaker of the House of Virginia & CEO, Barry duval. “Blueprint Virginia 2030 is a business-led initiative that provides long-term economic development direction and planning for Virginia. I look forward to working with the governor elect Glenn youngkin and members of the General Assembly to implement the policy recommendations outlined in this document and to ensure that Virginia remains the best state for business. “
“For too long, Richmond believed that the best sustainable source of income for the government was to increase taxes. I absolutely do not agree, declared the governor-elect Glenn youngkin. “The best long-term plan for sustainable government revenues is to create jobs and a growing economy. fears that a lockdown is coming … and we will end anti-trade policies. “
The Virginia House also recognized Senator Chap Petersen and To delegate Barry knight as Lawmakers of the Year 2021 for their leadership and continued collaboration with the Virginia business community.
“During my career, I have sought to be the voice of small businesses”, said Senator Chap Petersen. “I am honored that the Virginia Chamber recognizes my team and our efforts to reopen Virginia and give small businesses a fighting chance.”
“I am deeply honored to receive this award”, said the delegate Barry knight. “I have always been an advocate for a good business climate in Virginia and will continue to do so in the future. “
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SOURCE Virginia Chamber of Commerce