Clear the Air: A Business Approach to Improving Utah’s Air Quality

Moderator: Alan Matheson, Environmental Quality | Panel: Ryan Evans, Utah Solar Energy Association | Steve Sands, Rio Tinto | Ted Knowlton, Wasatch Front Regional Council Get a new perspective on Utah’s air quality discussion. From recent…

The Road Less Traveled: Opportunities in Unconventional Funding

Moderator: Brock Blake, Lendio | Panel: Roger Shumway, Celtic Bank | Martha Dreiling, OnDeck | Ana Sirbu, BlueVine What happens when the bank says no? Discover online lending options, avoid common pitfalls, and learn how to position your…

Bricks and Bytes: Best Practices in Online Sales

Moderator: Michael O’Malley, GOED | Panel: Spencer Millerberg, One Click Retail | Andy Stroman, Campsaver.com | Blair Spence, Tru le Cottage From niche consumer sites to sophisticated distribution agreements with Amazon and eBay, the world…

Bridging the Gap: Refugees in the Workforce

Moderator: Jon Pierpont, DWS | Panel: Joseph Spence II, Goldman Sachs | Hafsa Abdikadir, Lone Peak Hospital | Raymon Burton, RefugeeOne Nearly 65,000 refugees have resettled in Utah. Finding meaningful employment plays an important role in…

Jobs Elevated: Company Culture Re-envisioned

Moderator: Cydni Tetro, Women Tech Council | Panel: Starr Fowler, Vivint | Alison Lutjemeier, Adobe. Growth brings its own unique challenges. In Utah, talent is in demand, and attracting and retaining a skilled workforce is top priority.…

Oh, That’s Why I Need a Lawyer: Common Legal Mistakes Companies Make

Panel: Todd Reece, Ballard Spahr | Scott Marty, Ballard Spahr From entity formation, financing, acquisitions, joint ventures, licensing and intellectual property protection, unexpected legal pitfalls can be damaging and expensive. Discover…

Creative Thinking to Grow the Bottom Line

Dave Taylor, Impartner | Panel: Michael Janda, EKR | Randal Smith, Modern8 | Jake Pantone, ENVE Creativity isn’t just for marketing. It boosts quality of work and engagement at every level of a business. Learn how to incorporate a creative…

Generational Opportunities: Falcon Hill, Northwest Quadrant and Point of the Mountain

Moderator: Theresa Foxley, EDC Utah | Panel: Lara Fritts, Salt Lake City | Chris Conabee, Point of the Mountain | E. Taylor Woodbury, Woodbury Corp. Large scale, regional development opportunities only come once in a generation. Getting it…

Expand Your Reach: International Trade and Global Business

Moderator: Derek Miller, World Trade Center Utah | Panel: Alexi Khajavi, Questex Hospiality + Travel | Bert Blaha, IM Flash Utah’s international trade and global business ecosystem is diverse and growing. Learn where Utah has been and where…

No Longer a Flyover State Utah’s Venture Capital Climate

Moderator: Mel Lavitt, Needham and Company | Panel: Je Burningham, Peak Venture | Blake Modersitzki, Pelion | Rob Rueckert, Sorenson Capital | Kent Madsen, EPIC Ventures When it comes to venture capital, Utah punches above its weight. Between…