GRO-Biz Conference
& Idea Expo

 

FEBRUARY 21 & 22, 2018

ROCK SPRINGS, WY

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Wyoming's premier business event is a two-track experience. The GRO-Biz Conference helps Wyoming businesses offer their products or services to the government. The Idea Expo provides all the resources entrepreneurs and business owners need to start or expand their company.

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START OR GROW YOUR BUSINESS

Business development experts will be on hand offering advising and technical assistance at no cost. Plus, learn from leading experts in Wyoming and throughout the nation about:

  • Marketing a small business
  • Research and analytics
  • Branding your business
  • Digital and social media marketing
  • Maximizing workplace efficiency
  • And much more!
CONTRACT WITH THE GOVERNMENT

Federal, state and local governments want to partner with Wyoming businesses. Learn everything you need to know to become a contractor and offer your services to the world's largest purchaser. Then, meet one-on-one with procurement representatives from the many agencies in attendance.

Get a head start on the conference with this free webinar.

NETWORKING OPPORTUNITIES
  • Wyoming entrepreneurs and business owners
  • Advisors to connect you with business resources
  • State business leaders
  • Federal and State dignitaries
  • Experts in every business field
  • Government agency representatives
  • Vendors offering a wide variety of business services
  • Statewide partners dedicated to helping small businesses succeed
“There is no better place to meet with contracting officers, network with peers, and learn and refresh many topics of business than this conference."

-Anthony Aguirre
Triple A Building Services, Inc.
Powell, WY

SPEAKERS & SPECIAL GUESTS

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U.S. Senator Mike Enzi

U.S. Senator Enzi is the founder of the GRO-Biz Conference & Idea Expo which annually supports Wyoming businesses, entrepreneurs and government contractors.

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Governor Matt Mead

Governor Mead is a partner in bringing the GRO-Biz Conference & Idea Expo to the state as part of an effort to diversify the economy.

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John Rotellini

University of Wyoming alumnus, small business owner and successful Las Vegas magician John Rotellini will share his experiences with marketing a non-traditional business.

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Matt Schoonover

Matt Schoonover is a Senior Associate Attorney at Koprince Law, LLC. He focuses on advising clients about the unique legal issues they face as federal government contractors.

Additional Speakers

Craig Carlson, VP - Trihydro Corporation
Paul Hunter, VP - Applied Intellect, LLC
Brett Riley, Flood Marketing
Paul Pswarayi, Flood Marketing
Kimberly Davis, U.S. Census Bureau
Brent Owens, U.S. Small Business Administration
Matt Melinkovich, Certified Innovation Coach
Contracting Officers from:
U.S. Forest Service, National Park Service and F.E. Warren Air Force Base
Representatives from:
Wyoming Business Council, U.S. Small Business Administration, WY Small Business Development Center and WY Procurement Technical Assistance Center

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Kent Noble

University of Wyoming Chair of Business Ethics Kent Noble will give a powerful look at benefitting your business and community by answering: What Do You Stand For?

 

WEDNESDAY, FEB 21

 

7:30 AM

BREAKFAST & OPENING REMARKS

8:15 AM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

10:45 AM

PLENARY SESSION

NOON

LUNCH & KEYNOTE

1:30 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

5:00 PM

NETWORKING RECEPTION
SPONSORED BY APPLIED INTELLECT & TRIHYDRO CORPORATION

 

 

THURSDAY, FEB 22

 

8 AM

BREAKFAST & KEYNOTE 

9 AM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

11:30 AM

LUNCH & KEYNOTE

1:00 PM

CLOSING REMARKS

 

SPONSORED BY:

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