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MEET PENNSYLVANIA BROADBAND RECEPTIONBCAP's "Meet Pennsylvania Broadband" reception for freshman House and Senate members was held February 12, 2013 at the Hilton Harrisburg, attracting a large contingent of newly-elected legislators, caucus leaders, rank-and-file members and staff. The reception concluded a successful GRIP (Grassroots Legislative Program) Day that included a member briefing, at BCAP offices, of current Capitol Hill activity impacting Pennsylvania's cable industry. A huge thank you goes out to the companies that provided product demonstrations through exhibits at the reception, including Cable Services Co., Comcast Internet Essentials, NBCUniversal, Outdoor Channel, Pace, PCN, RLTV and ROOT SPORTS. The demos gave legislators a first-hand look at cable technology and programming, and served as an invaluable supplement to GRIP members' educational efforts with Pennsylvania policymakers.
BROADBAND TECHXPOLegislators enjoyed an up-close-and-personal look at our industry's most timely, cutting-edge broadband products and services at BCAP Broadband TechXpo, held at the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts in downtown Harrisburg on February 7, 2012. Surrounded by various product demos and hands-on exhibits, guests were also entertained by former Pittsburgh Pirates and Philadelphia Phillies All-Star pitcher Kent Tekulve, on the mound for the final out of the 1979 World Series won by the Pirates. The event followed an afternoon briefing for members of BCAP's Grassroots Legislative Program (GRIP), which included remarks from Sen. Pat Browne (R-Lehigh) and a presentation from Brian Barno, BCAP Vice President, Government Affairs.
PENNSYLVANIA SOCIETYSeveral hundred legislators, BCAP system member personnel and invited guests jam The Tonic Bar at Times Square in early December for BCAP's annual "Broadband Kickoff" reception to the popular "Pennsylvania Society" legislative weekend in New York City. Pennsylvania lawmakers from Harrisburg and Washington enjoy a spectacular buffet while spending time with our celebrity guest.