WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. – Business owners from across the state come together starting Wednesday for the 77th annual West Virginia Chamber of Commerce Meeting and Business Summit. It’s being held at the Greenbrier Resort.
Steve Roberts, the president of the chamber, said they’ll be focusing on thee main issues during the three-day event.
To help get the message across Roberts said they’ve invited a lot of guests to speak to the membership including Governor Earl Ray Tomblin, U.S. Senator Joe Manchin and former Utah Governor and Ambassador to China Jon Huntsman.
It will be a jam-packed three days of workshops and meetings, a chance, said Roberts, for business owners to share their own stories and learn from each other.
He stressed they’ll also focus on the business climate and the challenges facing the state from Washington D.C.
“A lot of the theme of this meeting is going to be if we can get the Obama administration to let us, we will create jobs and we’ll create them in West Virginia.”
More than 800 people have signed up for the event which Roberts said will be the largest gathering in the Chamber’s 77-year history.