West Region Conference - Keynote Speaker & Feb 1 Submission Deadline

Dear ABC Members,

We are pleased to announce Timothy Ballard, Founder and CEO of Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R), will be the keynote speaker at the March 30-April 1 ABC Western Regional Conference. O.U.R. is a non-profit organization which rescues children from child-trafficking organizations with the ultimate goal of eliminating sex trafficking world-wide. The organization has been documented for their covert operations with jump teams consisting of former CIA agents, U.S. Special Operations Forces members, and other support volunteers. A renowned speaker, and best-selling author of The Washington Hypothesis, The American Covenant, and The Lincoln Hypothesis, Tim recently received the distinguished George Washington Honor Medal from the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge.  For further information about Timothy and the O.U.R. please visit https://ourrescue.org/about/.

You are cordially invited to submit your proposals for presentations by visiting the conference page at http://www.businesscommunication.org/page/2017-western-conference.

Submissions close February 1st.

For lodging and registration information, please visit http://www.businesscommunication.org/page/2017-western-conference.

All business communication students are invited to participate in the ABC Western Regional Writing and Oral Presentation Competitions: two written and two oral.  Cases, submission instructions, and deadlines are available by visiting http://www.businesscommunication.org/page/2017-western-conference. For further information contact Amy Bettridge at amy.bettridge@uvu.edu.

You are most welcome to direct conference questions to conference co-chairs Laurie Bott, Amy Betteridge and Jennie Barber.

Please save the date March 30-April 1, 2017 and join us at Utah Valley University, Orem, Utah for an outstanding conference!

Laurie Bott, Amy Betteridge, Jennie Barber

Western Conference Co-chairs

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