When: October 24, 2019 - Noon-5 p.m.

Where: Ohio State University’s Shisler Conference Center - 1680 Madison Ave. Wooster, OH 44691


Noon - 1 p.m. Luncheon and Registration

1 p.m. - John Stika, President of Certified Angus Beef, whose Angus beef certification is used worldwide

2 p.m. - Dave Yost, Attorney General of the State of Ohio, How Government Decisions Affect Business

3 p.m. - Jerry Grisko, President & CEO of CBIZ, national provider of financial and benefits and insurance services

4 p.m. - Bernie Moreno, CEO of Bernie Moreno Cos., which owns many luxury car dealerships in Northeast Ohio.

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After being recognized for seven consecutive years as one of the nation’s top micropolitan counties for new business growth, a group of business leaders decided to establish the Wayne Economic Forum in January of 2013. This annual forum event features top executives from the regional business community who share a variety of perspectives and ideas about business challenges and opportunities. Attendees will also learn about recent economic trends and developments throughout the global market. By bringing these top executives to Wayne County, the Forum aims to stimulate conversation regarding best business practices and to encourage thought-provoking ideas.

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