Utah LGBTQ+ Chamber to host annual economic summit

Update: This event has been moved.

The Utah LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce invites entrepreneurs to step away from the shop or office and join them at their fourth annual Economic Summit: “Lead OUT Proud.”

“This is a Summit of epic proportions,” leaders said in a statement. “We bring together powerful, well-known speakers to educate and vitalize Utah’s LGBTQ+ and allied business owners to help their businesses thrive.”

The group promises that aspiring, new, or veteran business owners will find “a nugget or two to help in your business.”

Registration includes a full day of critical and inspirational conversation, morning coffee, lunch, and early evening networking with an open bar and light refreshments.  

The schedule:

Summit Welcome: Sen. Derek Kitchen and Samantha Taylor, board chairwoman of the Chamber

Mental Health and Suicide Prevention in the Workplace: Amy Mikkelsen MPH, CHES of the Utah Department of Health & Human Services

Cybersecurity Preparedness for Small Businesses: Doug Burton, Saltworks and Ben Clapp Wasatch I.T.

Keynote: State of the Union: Justin Nelson, National LGBT Chamber of Commerce president

SafeZone Utah: Antibullying & Allyship: Jess Burns and Nick Arteaga

Panel: Transitioning at Work Panel: Moderator: Samantha Taylor

Get Up and Move: Tracey Dean, Tracey Dean Financial

Complimentary Professional Headshots by Dee & Cory Productions.

The event will take place at the Zions Bank Founders Room, 1 S. Main St., Salt Lake City, Community Opportunity Center, the Columbus Center, at 2531 S 400 East, in South Salt Lake, Sept. 22 from 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

Registration and more information at utahlgbtqchamber.org

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