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Record-Breaking Year, Economic Development Announcement Anticipated at West Virginia Chamber Annual Meeting & Business Summit


Charleston, W.Va. - The largest gathering of business, industry, education, financial, and political leaders from around West Virginia will convene at the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce’s 86th Annual Meeting & Business Summit from Aug. 31 to Sept. 2 at the beautiful Greenbrier Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va.

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.

Attendees will be able to welcome and hear from companies new to West Virginia, including Nucor Steel, which is investing a historic $2.7 billion in Mason County to open a steel sheet mill.

Looking ahead to the 2022 midterm elections, guests will receive expert analysis and predictions from Charlie Cook, the editor and publisher of Cook Political Report.

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.

In addition, the West Virginia Chamber is proud to share breaking economic development news is expected to be announced at the Business Summit.

New this year is a tailgate and watch party for the “Backyard Brawl” between WVU and Pitt and past favorites like the Sporting Clays Invitational and West Virginia Business Hall of Fame Awards will also be held at the meeting.

Steve Roberts, President of the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce, said, “The West Virginia Chamber of Commerce will be celebrating accomplishments, investments, and profound contributions throughout our great state at our 86th Annual Meeting & Business Summit, which has been held at The Greenbrier since 1936. We are honored to welcome top leaders in business, industry, healthcare, education and the political field at our meeting.”

Roberts continued, “Helping to set the stage for further economic growth in West Virginia, topics that include the economy, health, education, diversity, and the well-being of our state will be on full display.”

A full agenda of the 86th 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 in every county and region of our state. More information on the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce can be found at



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