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Governor Mead to convene Wyoming, National and International Business Leaders

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State Capitol
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Ph. (307) 777-7437


September 29, 2011

Renny MacKay
Communications Director


Governor Mead to convene Wyoming, National and International Business Leaders

CHEYENNE, Wyo. –  Governor Matt Mead will convene a business forum in November focusing on job creation and expanding the business outlook in Wyoming. The forum will center around Wyoming’s existing businesses and new opportunities to diversify the State’s economy.
Governor Mead teamed up with the Wyoming Business Alliance/Wyoming Heritage Foundation to host the event. The forum will showcase successful Wyoming companies and leaders from the national and international stage.

“We want to highlight what is working in Wyoming as well as companies that are creating jobs in our communities,” Governor Mead said. “I also want to provide a dialogue with job creators who can show our businesses great new opportunities and illustrate possible investments that could bring more industries and companies to Wyoming.”

The speakers at the forum include executives from Wyoming companies as well as Herb Allen, President and CEO of Allen and Company, James Wolfensohn, former President of the World Bank, Foster Friess, Founder of the Brandywine Fund, Hank McKinnell, former CEO and Chair of Pfizer, Rich Walje, President of Rocky Mountain Power, and John Schopp, Vice President, North Rockies and New Ventures, Encana Oil and Gas.

“This is a tremendous opportunity for people with experience at all levels of America’s marketplace to come together and see what we can do to fuel Wyoming’s economy even further and find exciting paths toward more growth,” Governor Mead said.

Governor Matthew H. Mead’s Business Forum will take place in Cheyenne on November 15th and 16th at Little America. To sign up go to or call (307) 577-8000.