When retail giants fall, sense of community sustains small-town retail

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Increasing Wyoming's Prosperity  |  May 8, 2019   


When retail giants fall, sense of community sustains small-town retail


RETAIL RESCUE — When Shopko stores announced nationwide closures, Wyoming Business Council Regional Director Amy Quick moved swiftly to marshal local, state and national resources to mitigate economic damage and create a long-term strategy.




Taiwan Trade Director visits Wyoming


Chester Chu experiences Wyoming and introduces the state to the Asia-Pacific markets.

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The Business Council's Challenge Loan program is luring companies to Wyoming and enabling existing firms to expand.


The Broadband Advisory Council continues to explore new opportunities for expanding internet reliability and accessibility in rural Wyoming.


Webinar exports

The Business Council is partnering with Wyoming SBDC Network to bring in renowned expert Anthony Russo to help state businesses develop new markets abroad.

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When a Jackson, Wyoming river guide couldn't find shorts durable enough for the river and stylish enough for around town, he made his own and created a new company.



A shining example of the national draw created by the Cam-Plex facility in Gillette, Wyoming. Check out our video to learn more.



@Mark_Gordon_WY at the #entrepreneurship summit relates his story of building an outdoor gear company in Sheridan #Wyoming.



Crook County has taken the lead in Wyoming on broadband mapping. Russ presented preliminary mapping results and discussed next steps.


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Calendar of Events

Wednesday for Women Social – Rock Springs May 8


Business Innovation Expo – May 9-11


Is Exporting Right for Your Business? – Webinar – May 21