The 2017 Business Outlook Conference “Fire up the Future” was a huge success, and it was all because of the volunteers, sponsors, speakers and exhibitors who participated! More pictures and other memories from the Big Day coming soon…..
This year, the Board of Trade expects to host over 800 attendees at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in two pavilions. Our program is centered around a theme of “Fire Up The Future!” and in addition to Keynote Speaker, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, features an education panel, economist Sarbjit Nahal (returning from last year, by popular demand), Astronaut Sunita L. Williams and much more!
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BUSINESS OUTLOOK CONFERENCE TO FIRE UP THE FUTURE!
45th Annual Business Outlook Conference Announced
PALMDALE, CALIF. (October 20, 2016)—The Antelope Valley Board of Trade announced the theme for the 45th Annual Business Outlook Conference—Fire Up the Future—today. The 2017 conference will be held Friday, February 24th.
“This year’s conference will not only celebrate our recent accomplishments in the Antelope Valley, but it will showcase what we’re doing as a valley together to develop tomorrow’s workforce,” adds Antelope Valley Board of Trade President Kelly Hanley.
Antelope Valley Board of Trade Vice President Ed Knudson will be leading the Business Outlook Conference committee and planning. With a passion for education, Knudson and his committee are planning to highlight local education programs that are engaging the valley’s youth today and developing the workforce of our future. In addition, Knudson and his committee are organizing a slate of dynamic speakers, who will educate, engage, and entertain the attendees throughout the day.
“Our conference offers a broad appeal to a diverse range of business and industry sectors, celebrating achievements made in recent years and firing up the momentum for more in the future,” adds Knudson.
The 2017 conference will be held at the Antelope Valley Fairgrounds in Lancaster, encompassing both the H.W. Hunter and Van Dam Pavilions. With more than 46,000 square feet of event and exhibit space, the conference is expected to attract more than 800 participants in a full day of displays, activities, and engaging presentations by globally renowned speakers. The Business Outlook Conference has grown to become the Antelope Valley’s largest and most enduring economic development outreach event.