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Governor Mead to Host Annual Business Forum November 10-11, 2016

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Governor Mead at the 2015 Governor's Business Forum

October 20, 2016

CHEYENNE, Wyo. – Governor Matt Mead will convene the annual Governor's Business Forum November 10-11, 2016 at the Little America Hotel in Cheyenne. The forum will focus on innovative ways to diversify the state's economy as well as launching the inaugural Wyoming Legacy Awards. 

"I look forward to the annual business forum," Governor Mead said. "Growing and diversifying our economy has been a priority of mine since taking office. This forum brings experts from across the nation together to discuss innovations and options for Wyoming businesses." 

The Wyoming Business Alliance/Wyoming Heritage Foundation will once again co-host this year’s Governor's Business Forum. The 2016 Business Forum includes nationally recognized speakers such as Jack Uldrich, acclaimed global futurist and national best-selling author; Ian MacGregor, President and CEO, NW Refining, Canada; James Fallows, National Journalist, The Atlantic; and Mike Allen, White House Correspondent, Politico. Plus an opening address by Governor Mead and a lunch program by Wyoming Congressman Cynthia Lummis.  

A November 10 dinner will celebrate the inaugural Wyoming Legacy Awards recipients, recognizing their institutional advancements for a better Wyoming. Recipients are the Casper Star Tribune, Cheyenne LEADS, Dave Johnston Power Plant, St. John’s Medical Center, Wyoming Medical Center, Wyoming Public Media, and the Wyoming State Bank. 

For more information and to register please go to This will be the 34th annual Business Forum hosted by the Wyoming Business Alliance/Wyoming Heritage Foundation.