The Kanab Chamber of Commerce, Kane County Economic Development, and the Center for Education, Business, and the Arts (CEBA) presents the fifth annual Kane County Business Summit starting on the evening of April 17, and continuing on the morning of April 18, at the Stampin’ Up! building located at 1400 South 100 West, Kanab.

The summit kicks off with special guest speaker Dan Shilling at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, and concludes with Dixie State College President Stephen Naduald as the keynote speaker for lunch at noon on Wednesday. 

Dan Shilling, nationally acclaimed author and speaker will start things off with a presentation and workshop on Tuesday evening about fostering experience and destination tourism through local culture and heritage.

On Wednesday, Glenn Price, Brand Iconic Executive Producer and owner of Bluff & Madison, will be discovering and discussing Kanab Economic Development’s brand story and how to do the same for your business.

Alex Lawrence, Vice Provost of Innovation and Economic Development at Weber State University, will be presenting on internet marketing.

Lecia Langston, Economist, Utah Division of Workforce Services, will present a session about demographics, economic trends and projections for Kane County.

Stephen Nadauld, 17th President of Dixie State College of Utah, will round out the event with a keynote address at noon for lunch. 

Registration is $15 in advance at the link http://raisingkane.eventbrite.com/ and $20 at the door. More information can be found under the upcoming events tab at the website cebakanecounty.org.

Seating is limited so advanced registration is encouraged. All are welcome to attend especially community members, local business owners, elected officials, agency representatives, and other interested parties from this area and regionally. 

Youth entrepreneurs and students from the Kane County School are eligible for scholarships and the event is made possible thanks to generous donations and contributions from community partners including Kane County, Kanab Area Chamber of Commerce, Stampin’ Up! Zions Bank, State Bank of Southern Utah, Dixie State College, Kanab City, Wells Fargo Bank, the Small Business Development Center, Utah Division of Workforce Services, Southern Utah University, the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, Governor’s Office of Economic Development, and Mountain America Credit Union.

The overall business summit theme is “Raising Kane, Getting Down to Business” and for more information or for more event and registration details, contact Kelly Stowell at stowell@dixie.edu or 435-899-0443.