The fifth annual Walla Walla Business Summit takes place Friday, May 12 at the Marcus Whitman Hotel & Conference Center. Join industry leaders from across the United States for a day of innovation, trends and connections.
This Summit is an opportunity for local and regional business leaders to join together for a low-cost day of professional development. The speakers we have assembled will deliver relevant information and insight on a wide range of topics for you and your business. One of our major goals is to introduce Walla Walla to the broader Northwest business community and develop ongoing connections and relationships well beyond the Summit. Click here to learn more about the Walla Walla Business Summit.
Keynote Address: OK, We’re “Smart.” Now What? The Next Wave in Community Growth
ICF co-founder Lou Zacharilla will be delivering the first keynote address at the start of the summit.
Both communities and businesses are taking advantage of the “Broadband Economy” as a way of reinvigorating their local economies and growing their businesses, in some cases into major global players. But the key is that the business and entrepreneur can stay “home” and do it in the Intelligent Community. Places that were given up for dead not long ago, such as Mitchell, South Dakota and Sunderland, England are now thriving. They have unleashed entrepreneurs who are “home grown” and have a new community attitude and swagger. No matter the size. How is this being done? By taking advantage of a global trend, promoted by ICF, which shows places and businesses how to go from the buzz word “Smart” all the way to Intelligent Communities. It is a simple six-step process. Click here to learn more.
6 W Rose St
Walla Walla, WA 99362
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