Talk About Business: Practical Solutions for Pressing Issues

Join Westminster University’s Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business on Thursday, May 16, 2024, for Talk About Business: Practical Solutions for Pressing Issues. This 2024 conference is designed to help small business owners connect with the broader small business community and address issues affecting businesses. 

Keynote speakers and local business leaders will share practical and applied knowledge that addresses the most pressing and relevant issues you currently face. Panel discussions and presentations will be appropriate for a wide range of locally-owned enterprises, including small businesses owned by minority, low-income, and female-led households. 

Conference Topics

  • Hiring and keeping talented employees with record-low unemployment
  • Changing prices as the cost of doing business feels like it’s out of control
  • How Utah’s small businesses may be affected by the development of an inland portRaising low-cost debt and equity capital in the face of increasing interest rates
  • Accessing free resources available to Utah’s small businesses

Event Information

  • Date: May 16, 2024
  • Location: Bill and Vieve Gore School of Business
  • Registration fee: $25 per person. Includes lunch and a light reception. Westminster students may attend for free.
  • Questions? Contact the Center for Financial Wellness by email wcfw@westminsteru.edu

 

Register for the Talk About Business: Practical Solutions for Pressing Issues Conference

Event Schedule

Time Event Location
8–9:00 a.m. Registration Gore Atrium
9–9:45 a.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks Gore Auditorium
9:45–10:45 a.m. Access to Capital Breakout Sessions Gore Classrooms
10:45–11:00 a.m. Break Gore Atrium
11:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m. Access to Capital Breakout Sessions Gore Classrooms
12–1:15 p.m. Lunch and Keynote Speaker Gore Auditorium
1:15–2:15 p.m. Practical Solutions Breakout Sessions Gore Classrooms
2:15–2:30 p.m. Break Gore Atrium
2:30–3:30 p.m. Practical Solutions Breakout Sessions Gore Classrooms
3:30–4:30 p.m. Reception and Networking Gore Atrium and Terrace

Small Business Conference Sponsors

Altabank logo

MOFI logo

South Salt Lake Chamber of Conference logo

Cypress Credit Union logo

Banking on Women logo

IS South Salt Lake logo

UPIC logo

Baskerville Institute logo

Mountain West Foundation logo

Utah Small Business Alliance Logo

Salt Lake Co-Op logo

SBDC logo

Salt Lake County Economic Development
WBC Utah logo
The Mill logo

Utah Global Diplomacy logo

Utah LGBTQ+ Chamber of Commerce logo

Utah Microloan Fund

Goldman Sachs logo

 

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Partner organizations can print the Talking About Business: Practical Solutions for Pressing Issues conference flyer to promote it to community members.