ST. GEORGE — Southern Utah’s “What’s Up Down South Economic Summit” is set for Jan. 15, 2015, at the Dixie Center St. George with featured speaker Utah Lt. Gov. Spencer J. Cox, among many notables.
Now in its 18th year, the “What’s Up Down South Economic Summit” has become the premier business event in Southern Utah. The 2015 event will feature a number of technology updates and improvements, as well as exciting and informative keynote speakers and breakout sessions.
Lt. Gov. Spencer Cox on far right playing in brother’s rock band, location and date not specified | Photo courtesy of Scott Hirschi, St. George News
How many lawyers do you know who play in a rock band and serve as lieutenant governor of the best managed state in the nation? You’ll want to attend the Summit and hear Cox, who brought a sleepy rural telephone company to a thriving fiber empire.
Cox joins a slate of cutting edge speakers and leaders who make the summit the largest and most dynamic business gathering in Southern Utah. For superb networking, cool tech prizes, and the latest information on biz projects for the next 18 months go to the “What’s Up Down South Economic Summit” and to its website to register.
Noelle Pikus Pace
Olympian, world champion, World Cup champion, mom
Spencer J. Cox
Utah lieutenant governor
CEO, Envision Utah
Senior economist, Utah Department of Workforce Services
CEO, Washington County Board of Realtors
Mary Michelle Scott
Director, Small Business Development Center
Speaker, author, consultant, Founders Inc.
Founder, The Skin Institute
Founder & CEO, Rocketmade
CEO, Keybox Coaches
Principal, Southern Utah Title Company
President and CEO, World Trade Center Utah
Executive producer, TV shows “The County Seat” and “At Your Leisure”
Advisory board member, Soltis Investment Advisors
Manufacturing Operations, Dixie Applied Technology College
General manager, 5N plus Semiconductors LLC
CEO, Contact Point and Log My Calls
Operations officer, Intermountain Healthcare
7-8 a.m. | Check-in and breakfast service
8-8:45 a.m. | Economic Premier
8:45-9 a.m. | Networking break
9-10 a.m. | First breakout session
10-10:15 a.m. | Networking break
10:15-10:45 a.m. | What’s Up Down South
10:45-11 a.m. | Networking break
11 a.m.- 12 p.m. | Second breakout session
12-1 p.m. | Luncheon keynote speaker
1-1:30 p.m. | Networking power hour
1:30 p.m. | Growth opportunities and challenges
Event details and resources
What: What’s Up Down South Economic Summit
When: Thursday, Jan. 15, starting at 7 a.m.
Where: Dixie Center St. George, 1835 South Convention Center Drive, St. George, Utah
Tickets: $95, registration online
What’s Up Down South website
Southern Utah’s ‘Goldilocks’ economy forecasts well for 2014 – January 2014
Economic summit focuses on expansion, continual need for education – January 2013
New to Economic Summit: Local tech-oriented companies
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