Thursday, March 12, 2015

'MORE' the theme of 2015 Mayors' Business Day

The sixth annual Mayors’ Business Day is scheduled to be held April 21 from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Keefer’s Island Convention Center, 780 Lindsay Boulevard, in the Shilo Inn. This year’s event is titled “It’s About MORE ... How Economic Development Can Bring More Business for All.”

Registration and breakfast will be from 7:30 to 8 a.m. The program will then start, featuring six presentations. Time will be allotted between each presentation for guests to visit business vendors set up around the perimeter of the room.

Featured presentations include:

Why Do We Want More? Local Businesses Use Economic Development to Grow
Presented by Mont Crnkovich and Ann-Michelle Jones of Broadway Ford, moderated by Linda Martin of Grow Idaho Falls

How Do We Get More Here? Regional Mayors’ Perspectives on Economic Development
Presented by Mayor Rebecca Casper (Idaho Falls), Mayor Dana Kirkham (Ammon), Mayor Paul Loomis (Blackfoot) and Mayor Stacy Pascoe (Shelley)

How Did the Magic Valley Get More? Big Recruitment Wins Create More Business for All
Presented by Jan Rogers of the Southern Idaho Economic Development Organization and Shawn Barigar of the Twin Falls Chamber

How Can the State Help Our Region Get More? More Assets Mean More Opportunities to Sell Our Area
Presented by Susan Davidson of the Idaho Department of Commerce

What is Eastern Idaho’s Plan for Getting More? An Introduction to Regional Economic Development
Presented by the Regional Economic Development Initiative Board of Directors

Tools for Getting Even More: Development Perspectives on Having the Right Tools
Presented by Tommy Ahlquist of Gardner Company, with an introduction by Cortney Liddiard of Ball Ventures

Pre-registration for the event is required. Seating is limited. The cost to attend is $60 for chamber members and $75 for non-members. For more information or to buy tickets, visit www.idahofallschamber.com.

We leave you with the late Andrea True and her smash disco hit from 1976, "More More More." You have our permission to do the Hustle.