Register now for Canyonlands Business Summit

Zacharia Levine, Grand County’s community and economic development director, spoke at the Moab Business Summit in 2019. The event has expanded to include San Juan County businesses, and it will be hosted in 2020 at Hoodoo Moab. Photo by Carter Pape

Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox is the featured speaker at the 2020 Canyonlands Business Summit that takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Feb. 10 at Hoodoo Moab.

Rep. John Curtis will welcome attendees with comments slated for 8:30 after registration and breakfast.

Grand County Community & Economic Development Director Zacharia Levine will present on the State of the Local Economy at 8:45 a.m. and Cox will deliver his keynote speech at 9:30 a.m.

A panel featuring former and current elected officials from Breckenridge and Telluride, Colorado and Jackson, Wyoming will lead a discussion on “What We Wish We Knew” at 10:30 a.m.

Ernie Harker will follow the trio with “Rebranding Maverik” at 11:15 a.m.

Utah State University Vice President Rich Etchberger will provide an update on USU during the noon lunch hour.

The afternoon session includes four presentations, including “Executive Leadership and Management” presented by City Market Manager and Moab Chamber President Brendon Cameron, as well as presentations on “Social Media and Influencers, “What Growing Non-Profits Need to Know,” and “Rural Remote Work Panel.”

Here’s what Grand County has to say about the summit on its website: “With an eye towards regional collaboration and economic development, we are thrilled to announce that our annual business summit will now be called the Canyonlands Business Summit.

We look forward to our growing partnership with San Juan County’s economic developers, and inclusion of businesses to our south for the 2020 Summit.”

Preregistration if $50 per person if done by Feb. 7 and 475 Feb. 8-10. Register online at