Greater Spokane Valley Chamber annual meeting to feature Schweitzer Engineering founder
Oct. 28, 2015, Greater Spokane Valley, WA – The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual meeting, a celebration of the accomplishments on behalf of the local business community, at a lunch on Friday, November 20, at Mirabeau Park Hotel. The Chamber will honor outstanding volunteer leadership and introduce a new slate of officers and board members for the upcoming year. The business community is invited to attend this inspiring celebration and program.
Keynote Address: “The best way to predict the future is to CREATE it”
Dr. Edmund O. Schweitzer III, President, Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories
Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL) has been making electric power safer, more reliable, and more economical for over 30 years. SEL has grown from half a dozen employees working in Dr. Schweitzer’s basement to over 4,000 employees worldwide, meeting the complex and unique needs of their customers with the highest levels of quality and service in the industry. As a company, SEL employee owners endeavor to incorporate innovation and creativity into the work that they do for an industry that moves energy at the speed of light. Dr. Schweitzer will share his passion for creativity and innovation, and the importance of ‘grit’ in driving prosperity.
Special thanks to our sponsors: Avista, US Bank, WSU Spokane/WSU College of Engineering and Providence Health Care.
For more information and to register, click here.
About the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce:
For more than 94 years, the Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce has dedicated its mission to serving businesses, improving community vitality, and fueling economic prosperity. Through advocacy in community initiatives that serve the common good, member programs that deliver topics of relevance, and opportunities to engage businesses, the Chamber remains a resilient, rallying force behind economic vitality for our region. The Greater Spokane Valley Chamber of Commerce was founded on May 25, 1921 in Greenacres by a group of business leaders who saw the need for an organization to represent business interests in the Spokane Valley region. The Chamber incorporated as a 501(c)(6) business league, serving businesses and organization members throughout the Greater Spokane Valley, including the cities of Spokane Valley, Millwood and Liberty Lake and unincorporated areas of Spokane County.
Anita Cramer, Director of Communications