The 13th Annual Governor's Utah Economic Summit, (UES) sponsored by the Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development, World Trade Center Utah and the Salt Lake Chamber will be held Friday, May 17, 2019, at the Grand America Hotel from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The Summit engages Utah’s top leaders and decision-makers from business, government and academic communities with the most relevant business content to help bolster Utah’s robust economy. It also provides a platform for strategic dialogue related to current economic impacts and future growth of Utah’s business communities.
This year the Summit theme is Global Connections — How Utah's Business Elevated Mindset Creates Success. A wide variety of general and breakout sessions will address Utah’s role in the global marketplace, how local businesses can benefit from an international strategy, and how economic development informs Utah’s growth and success.
Featured speakers include:
Gov. Gary R. Herbert
Spencer J. Cox, Lt. Governor of Utah
Carly Fiorina, Founder and Chairman, Carly Fiorina Enterprises
Blake Larson, Corporate Vice President and President, Northrop Grumman Innovation Systems
Rich Choppa, Program Director, Missile and Weapon Systems, Defense, Space & Security, Boeing
Sarah Kemp, Deputy Undersecretary for International Trade, U.S. Department of Commerce
Stephanie Hewlett, Partner, PwC, and Founding Member of the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion initiative
Dan Gelston, President, Broadband Communications Sector, L3 Technologies
Shawn Newell, Vice President of Business Development, Industrial Supply Company
Damien Patton, CEO, Banjo
Natalie Gochnour, Director, Kem C. Gardner Policy Institute
Val Hale, Executive Director, Utah Governor’s Office of Economic Development
UES attendees will receive a copy of Carly Fiorina’s new book, “Find Your Way: Unleash Your Power and Your Potential.”
Registration information for the May 17 Summit is available here.