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Gubernatorial Forum, Economic Development & Workforce Announcements, Large Crowds Anticipated at West Virginia Chamber 87th Annual Meeting & Business Summit


Charleston, W.Va. The largest gathering of business, industry, education, finance and political leaders from around West Virginia will convene at the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce 87th Annual Meeting & Business Summit from Aug. 30 to Sept. 1, 2023 at the beautiful Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV.

Knocking on the door of record-breaking attendance, around 1,000 attendees are expected at the three-day event that is bursting at the seams with great content and a slate of superb speakers.

For the first time on the stage together, four candidates vying to be West Virginia's next governor will be featured in "Decision 2024: Gubernatorial Forum" including The Hon. Moore Capito, Mr. Chris Miller, The Hon. Patrick Morrisey and The Hon. Mac Warner.

The forum will be moderated by WSAZ-TV News Anchor Sarah Sager and will be broadcast live on WSAZ at 11 a.m. Thursday. Aug. 31.

Breaking economic development and workforce announcements are again planned for the Business Summit.

Attendees will be able to welcome and hear from companies new to West Virginia, including FORM Energy and Omnis Building Technologies, which account for millions of dollars in investment to West Virginia.

Guests will receive expert insight into many topics of interest to West Virginians in "The West Virginia Poll" presented by Rex Repass, President of Research America Inc.

Scheduled speakers also include Gov. Jim Justice and West Virginia Sens. Joe Manchin and Shelley Moore Capito, presidents of higher education institutions, healthcare CEOs and many more.

Steve Roberts, President of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, said, “The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce will be creating connections and building the future at our 87th Annual Meeting & Business Summit, which has been held at The Greenbrier since 1936. We will be joined by leaders in business, industry, finance, education and politics in celebrating accomplishments, investments and profound contributions to our great state."

Roberts continued, “The best of West Virginia will be showcased on the main stage, helping promote further economic growth in West Virginia. Topics that include the economy, health, education, energy, and the well-being of our state will be on full display.”

A full agenda of the 87th Annual Meeting & Business Summit can be found on


Members of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce are your small business neighbors. Chamber members employ over half of our state’s workforce and are found across our state. More information on the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce can be found at



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