Friday, September 25, 2020 from 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM CDT
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Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center 
177 Joe Routt Boulevard
College Station, TX 77840  

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Erin Gough 
Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation 

2020 Brazos Valley Business Summit 

Registration closes on Monday, September 14 for the 2020 Brazos Valley Business Summit!

This one-day event, Friday, September 25, will feature dynamic presentations with updates on economic developments and projections that directly affect our state and region. The Summit will also provide attendees with tools and inspiration to propel their organizations and careers to the next level. 


The 2020 Business Summit features two keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Ray Perryman, President/CEO of The Perryman Group, is one of the nation's leading financial analysts, whose advice is often sought by members of Congress, judges, regulators and other officials through the US and internationally, and is an expert on all things Texas economics. Dr. Perryman will provide Summit attendees with his latest assessment on the state of the Texas economy

  • Flip Flippen, Founder/Chair of Flippen Group, is a New York Times best-selling author and international leadership development expert who has brought transformation to many Fortune 500 companies, governments, sports teams, and non-profit corporations. Scheduled to speak at Davos later this year, Flip is a local legend whose expertise is helping clients build relationships and processes that bring out the best in people. His attendance at this year’s Summit is sponsored by FUJIFILM Diosynth Biotechnologies. All event attendees, virtual or in-person, will receive a copy of his latest book, Your Third Story, sponsored by West, Webb, Allbritton and Gentry PC

In addition, Texas Secretary of State Ruth Hughs is scheduled to provide an update on the Texas business landscape in a session sponsored by Stafford Barrett. International finance expert Tony Okomoradu from Texas A&M Mays Business School will speak to the Brazos Valley's role in the global marketplace.

Drs. Dennis Jansen and Andrew Rettenmaier from the Texas A&M Private Enterprise Research Center will present a year-end review of their monthly Economic Indicators of the College Station-Bryan MSA report to provide a comprehensive picture of the Bryan/College Station economic landscape. 

Click here for more on this year's keynote and featured speakers.

There are two opportunities to participate in this year's event. 

$125 - In-Person Registration Includes:

- Access to all sessions in-person in the Texas A&M Hotel & Conference Center Ballroom
- Copy of Flip Flippen's new book "Your Third Story" sponsored by West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentry
- Networking Opportunities
- Coffee, breakfast, and lunch

- OR - 

$125 - Virtual Registration Includes: 

- Access to all session virtually via the comfort of your own workspace 
- Copy of Flip Flippen's New Book "Your Third Story" sponsored by West, Webb, Allbritton & Gentry
- Package of Summit materials mailed to the address provided


Please note any interaction with the general public poses an elevated risk of being exposed to COVID-19 and we cannot guarantee that you will not be exposed while in attendance at the event.

The Texas A&M Hotel and Conference Center has instituted health and safety guidelines which can be reviewed here.

Per Texas A&M UniversityCity of College StationBrazos County, and State of Texas guidelines, face coverings will be required for all attending the event in-person.
The Brazos Valley Economic Development Corporation is monitoring national, state and local COVID-19 updates closely and may adjust the event and registration types as necessary to maintain public safety guidelines.
Registrants are welcome to adjust their registration type at any time by contacting Erin Gough at egough@brazosvalleyedc.org or 979-260-1755.