Beyond just its large networking event, the Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce's Business to Business Expo is composed of a series events being held in Cheyenne Nov. 6 through Nov. 9.
The Nov. 6 expo is free to chamber members and the business community. However, you reserve your spot today at the other events by visiting www.cheyennechamber.org or calling 638-3388.
Sponsors of the week's events include: Manufacturing-Works, WINHealth Partners, Western Vista Federal Credit Union, Union Wireless, Par5 Promotions, Spradley Barr, RLR, the Wyoming Business Report, Great Lakes Airlines, and KGWN-TV.
BUSINESS EXPO - On Nov. 6, the expo is held at Little America and Expo includes two opportunities to visit exhibits, representing services and products from over 60 area businesses. The exhibition area is free to chamber members and the business community. Right before the chamber's monthly luncheon, visitors can get a sneak peek into the expo from 10:30 -11:30 a.m. Later the good times will roll at the official opening of the exhibition area from 4:30-7:00 p.m. where attendees can network with hundreds of potential contacts, sample hors d'oeuvres and enter drawings for prizes from local merchants.
STATE FUEL TAX LUNCHEON - On Nov. 6, Erin Taylor, executive director of the Wyoming Taxpayers Association, will give an overview of the issues behind increasing fuel taxes and the status of the state's roads during the monthly chamber luncheon, held at Little America. Be part of the discussion about the future of Wyoming Roads and hear about the proposed fuel tax that many groups in the state support to fix those problems. The luncheon is starts at 11:30 a.m. The cost is $20 for chamber members and $25 for non-members.
CIRCLE OF CHAMPIONS BREAKFAST- On Nov. 7, the chamber will hold its Circle of Champions breakfast at Little America. This steak and eggs breakfast starts at 7 a.m. The cost is $25 for members and $30 for non-members. The chamber is offering a rare opportunity to listen to a conversation between Andy Andrikopoulos, an experienced Wyoming businessman who will share his knowledge and tips for successful business in Laramie County, and Brent Hathaway, dean of the University of Wyoming College of Business.
- ABOUT ANDY ANDRIKOPOULOS - Andrikopoulos helped Cheyenne grow by leaps and bounds from a haberdashery in downtown Cheyenne to A.G. Andrikopoulos Resources. Since 1960, Andrikopoulos has been the owner and operator of A.G. Andrikopoulos Oil and Gas Properties. The company's oil and gas assets are located in Wyoming, North and South Dakota, Montana, Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, Nevada, New Mexico, Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Ohio, West Virginia and Alabama. Its principle activity i exploration for oil and gas, acquisition of producing minerals, royalties and oil and gas leases. He is the former director of the First Wyoming Corporation, Cheyenne National Bank, Wybanco, Wyoming Bank Corporation and Key Bank of Wyoming. Andrikopoulos has served Wyoming and the Cheyenne area through his service on many boards and by the example of pace setting philanthropy. He has served on the Laramie County Community College (LCCC) Foundation and the Cheyenne Symphony Orchestra Board. Among his many achievements, he received the lifetime achievement award from LCCC Foundation in 2002 and the 2009 University of Wyoming College of Business Distinguished Alumni Award.
ABOUT THE CHAMBER: The Greater Cheyenne Chamber of Commerce seeks to make the greater Cheyenne area a more prosperous and quality community by being the voice of business, by advocating and promoting the Cheyenne area as a regional business center, and by serving as a leader for community and economic growth. Visit www.cheyennechamber.org for more information on our networking events.