9th Annual Virginia Economic Summit by Virginia Chamber

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Name: 9th Annual Virginia Economic Summit by Virginia Chamber
Date: December 7, 2018
Time: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM EST
Event Description:


Luncheon Keynote Remarks by:


Governor Ralph Northam

Panel Discussions On:

Why Virginia?
CEOs from Virginia based companies will discuss the value proposition Virginia offers to the companies they lead. Virginia’s assets, such as its talented workforce and robust system of higher education coupled with a low cost of doing business are just some of the unique competitive advantages the state offers to business.

Positioning Virginia For Growth In Every Corner Of The Commonwealth
The recommendations of Blueprint Virginia 2025 positions Virginia for economic growth and prosperity in every region of the state. Virginia public sector leaders are working to execute Blueprint Virginia 2025 initiatives in areas, such as business ready sites, workforce and talent development, entrepreneurship, and transformational economic development projects. Panelists will discuss these initiatives and how they will position Virginia for future growth and prosperity.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • The Honorable Ralph Northam, Governor of Virginia
  • The Honorable Brian Ball, Virginia Secretary of Commerce and Trade
  • The Honorable Tommy Norment, Majority Leader, Senate of Virginia
  • Katherine Rowe, President, College of William & Mary
  • Mark Vitner, Managing Director and Senior Economist, Wells Fargo Securities
  • Jennifer Boykin, Executive Vice President, Huntington Ingalls Industries, Inc. and President, Newport News Shipbuilding
  • Ken Sullivan, President & CEO, Smithfield Foods
  • Howard Willard, Chairman & CEO, Altria
  • Calvin “Woody” Fowler, Jr., President & CEO, Williams Mullen
  • John O. “Dubby” Wynne, Chairman, Virginia Growth and Opportunity Board
  • Dave Henderson, President, United States Operations, Commercial & State Government, CGI
  • Evan Feinman, Executive Director, Tobacco Region Revitalization Commission and Chief Broadband Advisor, Office of Governor Ralph S. Northam
  • Stephen Moret, President & CEO, Virginia Economic Development Partnership
  • Chris Lloyd, Sr. VP & Director, Infrastructure & Economic Development, McGuireWoods Consulting LLC
The Williamsburg Lodge
Date/Time Information:
December 7th at 9AM
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