• GNDC Announces Policy Summit Agenda

    The Greater North Dakota Chamber (GNDC) will hold its annual Policy Summit and has announced the full roster of panel participants. The September 27th event will be available to attendees virtually or in-person at the Bismarck Hotel and Conference Center in Bismarck.

    Arik Spencer, GNDC CEO and President stated, “This annual event brings together business and government leaders to discuss policies impacting North Dakota's business climate and address issues impacting our state's future growth. We have a great slate of panelists – elected officials, business leaders, and subject matter experts. We anticipate the conversations to be lively.”

    GNDC has confirmed all panels and panelists.


    Media & Public Policy in the Era of Fake News
    Moderator: Donnell Preskey - ND Assoc. of Counties
    Panelists: Dave Thompson - Prairie Public, Rep. Austen Schauer (District 13), Tyler Axness - Afternoons Live - KFGO

    North Dakota Business Climate
    Survey Overview: Dr. John Bitzan, Challey Institute - North Dakota State University
    Moderator: Tiffany Ford - ND Small Business Development Center
    Panelists: Rep. Jason Dockter (District 7), Dennis Johnson - TMI Systems, Matt Chaussee - Be More Colorful

    Legacy Fund Earnings Priorities
    Moderator: Pam Sharp, Olson Effertz Lobbying & Consulting
    Panelists: Sen. Ron Sorvaag (District 45), Rep. Mike Lefor (District 37), Rep. Corey Mock (District 18)

    ND's Economic Development Toolkit
    Moderator: Kelvin Hullet - Bank of North Dakota
    Panelists: Teran Doerr - EDND & Bowman County Development Corporation, Kate Blair - Marathon Petroleum, Ryan Raguse - Bushel

    Response to Federal Regulatory Overreach
    Moderator: Carlee McLeod - Utility Shareholders of North Dakota
    Panelists: Attorney General Drew Wrigley, Andrea Travnicek - ND Dept. of Water Resources, Matt Perdue - North Dakota Farmers Union

    The event will kick off with leadership remarks from business trailblazers – Governor Doug Burgum and Roger Reierson (RR46).

    To register for the event or for additional information on the speakers, visit ndchamber.com.