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St. George Area Chamber of Commerce

2018 Business Summit

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Name: 2018 Business Summit
Date: June 13, 2018
Time: 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM MDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:

Small businesses are the backbone of our community. The St. George Area Chamber of Commerce believes the overall prosperity of our local economy hinges largely on their successes, which is why on June 13 small businesses will converge at the Dixie Convention Center when the Chamber hosts the Small Business Summit and Business Expo.
 
The Summit will provide the opportunity for small business owners, managers and entrepreneurs to network and learn new tools, tactics and strategies, gain practical skills and make invaluable connections to help support the growth and prosperity of small business in Utah, especially southern Utah. 
 
This-full day conference, sponsored by Innovation Plaza at Dixie State University, will feature keynote speakers and breakout sessions designed to inspire, inform and provide businesses the tools they need to succeed. 

Keynote speakers include Mitt Romney and Utah Governor Gary Herbert.
 
Breakout sessions will include:

  • Marketing with Jordon Sharp from Dixie State University 
  • ​Introduction to Accounting with Jackson Pace
  • Cybersecurity:  "Differentiating between Security vs. Risk Assessment, Vulnerability Scanning, and Penetration Testing" with Adam Austin

  • Tax laws with Jeff McKenna

  • Human resources with Gloria Bertram from Stephen Wade Auto

  • Building Websites for Online Success with Ron Brown

  • Emergency preparedness

  • "Run, Fight, Hide" with St. George Police Department

 
The Summit will also feature a panel of representatives from the Governor's Office of Economic Development, World Trade Center Utah, EDCUtah, USTAR and others. 

Event Sponsors:
Location:
Dixie Convention Center 
1835 S Convention Center Dr. 
St. George, UT 84790
Date/Time Information:
8:00 am - Registration and Breakfast 
9:00 am - Keynote Speaker 
10:00 am - 10:45 am - 1st Breakout Session
11:00 am - 11:45 am - 2nd Breakout Session 
12:00 pm - 1:00pm - Lunch 
1:15 pm - 2:00 pm - 3rd Breakout Session
2:15 pm - 3:00 pm - 4th Breakout Session 
3:15 pm - 4:00 pm - Panel Discussion featuring Governor's Office of Economic Development, World Trade Center Utah, EDCUtah, and Dixie Tech
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm - Networking and Drinks 
Contact Information:
For more information, call Director of Operations Susi Lafaele at 435-628-1650 ext. 2
Fees/Admission:
**CustomFit Registration (Chamber members only) - $75   
Fill out form here and return to susi@stgeorgechamber.com.
**Chamber Members - $125 
**Non-Members - $150
*Includes plated breakfast and lunch

**Price increased after June 1
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