The 7th annual Kane County Business Summit takes place on Friday, January 16, at the Stampin’ Up! manufacturing facility in Kanab, located at 1400 S. Highway 89A.

The theme of the summit is ”Raising Kane: It’s Your Turn,” starting at 8 a.m. and concluding at 1 p.m. with topics covered including the state of economy and business trends, especially at local and state levels.  

The keynote presentation will be from Jeff Edwards, President and CEO of the Economic Development Corporation of Utah (EDCUtah). Breakfast and lunch will be served and cost of registration is only $10.

“In addition to being an unmatched value, we invite everyone to attend and learn what’s going on economically in southern Utah’s Kane County,” said Kane County Commissioner Dirk Clayson. Clayson went on to say, “it’s your turn to join us at the summit and we hope to see you here.”

A pallet of experts will present breakout sessions on topics including filmmaking, Kane County economy, tourism, branding, hospitality, marketing, energy, and technology.

Extraordinary networking opportunities abound!

Learn what’s going on economically, help your business grow, and get inspired by business champions in southern Utah.

“Raising Kane is one of the most unique business conferences in Utah, and whether your business dealings are within or outside Kane County, this is one summit not to miss, taking place in an epicenter of international economic activity,” said Kelly Stowell, Executive Director for the Center for Education, Business and the Arts, one of the event organizers.

“We are happy to provide Jeff Edwards an invitation to extend a visit to southern Utah,” Stowell added. “He told me Kanab is one of his most favorite places on the planet, and plus we have the best weather in Utah.”

Lunch will precede Jeff Edwards’ presentation at noon.

EDCUtah is an investor-based public/private partnership working with government and private industry to promote the state of Utah.  EDCUtah specializes in being a comprehensive source of critical economic data and key public/private contacts in order to facilitate the recruitment of out-of-state companies and spur the development and expansion of local business. 

To register for the event, visit this Raising Kane Link or call 435-899-0443 for more information.

The business summit is provided at a highly reduced rate thanks to generous partners including the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, Utah Department of Energy, Governors Office of Economic Development, Kanab Area Chamber of Commerce, Kanab City, Kane County, Small Business Development Center, Dixie State University, Southern Utah University, Southwest Applied Technology College, CEBA, and Stampin’ Up!