Digital Patriots Dinner

Join CEA and the 2012 Digital Patriot award recipients on Wednesday, April 25, 2012 to honor the year’s foremost industry and policy leaders behind our most cutting-edge technology and the legal and regulatory framework that allows the industry to flourish.

All proceeds from the Digital Patriots Dinner ticket sales and sponsorships will be donated directly to the Ron Brown Scholar Program. Named for the late Secretary of Commerce and inspired by his dedication to public service, the Ron Brown Scholar Program provides scholarships and support for bright but economically-challenged African Americans seeking higher education. The Program has named 281 Ron Brown Scholars, and has a 100 percent success rate of its Scholars completing college and being involved in community service. More than 98% of its graduated Scholars are now gainfully employed or obtaining advanced degrees.

Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Reception: 6:30 p.m.
Dinner: 7:30 p.m.

at the

555 Pennsylvania Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC 20001

Registration for this event has closed.



Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR)
Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT)
David Rubenstein, Managing Director, Carlyle Group

Honoree Bios

Past honorees include:
Class of 2011
Sen. Tom A. Coburn
Rep. Anna G. Eshoo
Dr. Robert E. Kahn

Class of 2010
Congressman Mike Doyle
Congressman Fred Upton
Vinton G. Cerf

Class of 2009
Congressman Gregory Meeks
Congressman Roy Blunt

Class of 2008
Senator Patrick Leahy
Congressman Tom Davis
Mr. Ivan Seidenberg

Class of 2007
Senator John Sununu
Congresswoman Zoe Lofgren
Mr. Michael Dell

Class of 2006
Senator John Ensign
Congressman Joe Barton
Mr. Bill Gates

Class of 2005
Senator George Allen
Congressman Rick Boucher
Congressman Darrell Issa
Mr. Craig Barrett
Mr. Michael Powell

Event Schedule

6:30-7:30 p.m. Digital Patriots Reception
7:30-9:30 p.m. Digital Patriots Dinner
9:30-10:30 p.m. Digital Patriots Dessert Reception

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