Business Summit 2018

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Name: Business Summit 2018
Date: May 17, 2018
Time: 7:30 AM - 1:30 PM EDT
Registration: Register Now
Event Description:

Join your Chamber for our 2018 Business Summit. This half-day conference provides an opportunity for attendees to learn, engage, network and grow. The 2018 program features business workshops and economic updates brought to you by local leaders and influential speakers. 

Business Summit will be held at Virginia Western Community College on Thursday, May 17, 2018, 7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tickets cost $49 for members and $69 for non-members. This price includes a light breakfast, snacks throughout the program and a delicious lunch from Carrabba's Italian Grill. 

Business Summit Schedule
Click here to meet our speakers and learn more about our sessions

7:30 a.m. Registration & Breakfast
8:00 a.m. Welcome
8:05 a.m.  GO Virginia Update
Abney Boxley, Council Member, GO Virginia Region 2
8:35 a.m.  Break
8:45 a.m.
Breakout session of your choice

1) Is that legal?
Michael P. Gardner, Principal, Woods Rogers

2) Manage your work, manage your life
Greg Brock, Founder & CEO, FireFli
Robyn Goodpasture, Nutrition Support Consultant, Fit Body Boot Camps
Jeff Smith, CEO, Voltage Leadership Consulting
9:35 a.m. Break
9:45 a.m.   Economic Analysis presented by Wells Fargo
Charlie Dougherty, Vice President & Economist, Wells Fargo Securities
10:35 a.m. Break
10:45 a.m. Breakout session of your choice

1) I hate networking
Christine Kennedy, Leadership & Life Purpose Coach and
COO/Executive Vice President, Lynchburg Regional Business Alliance

2) Rode through an economy on a brand with no name
Daniel Bliley, Senior Marketing Leader, Trane/Ingersoll Rand
11:40 a.m.  Pathways to developing talent
Caitlin Codella, Senior Director of Policy & Programs, U.S. Chamber
Dr. Megan Healy, Chief Workforce Advisor to the Governor
12:45 p.m. Lunch brought to you by Carrabba's Italian Grill


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Event Sponsors:
Virginia Western Community College
3094 Colonial Ave.
Roanoke, VA 24015

Free Parking Available in Lot 9
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, May 17, 2018
7:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Contact Information:
Andrea Ferris
$49 for members, $69 for non-members
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