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  • Workforce Center Webinars

    The Gillette Workforce Center will be providing an informational webinar about services offered through the Workforce Center for those affected by the recent layoffs. You can register here:

  • Economic Development Partner Discussions

    The University of Wyoming and the Wyoming Business Council are holding Economic Development Partner Discussions to get your feedback and answer your questions on how they can better serve Wyoming's businesses. These partner discussions are an opportunity for the Wyoming Business Council and UW's Business Resource Network to listen and learn from Wyoming workers, entrepreneurs, and ...

  • Welcome Curtis Burdette

    We are thrilled to welcome Curtis Burdette as Vice President of Operations at Energy Capital Economic Development. With more than 10 years consulting with entrepreneurs, small businesses, and non-profits, Curtis is well-versed in what it takes to make an organization thrive. His efforts will support the CEO in meeting and exceeding goals set out for ...

  • Volunteer Director Needed

      Energy Capital Economic Development is looking for an energetic, committed individual to serve as the volunteer Director of the FUEL Business Incubator. This is a perfect opportunity for a retired executive or other person with strong business skills to make an impact in the community. This volunteer works with the incubator Steering Committee to set policies ...

  • Alkain Studios Earns BBB Accreditation

    Alkain Studios, a FUEL Business Incubator member, was recently accredited by the Better Business Bureau. The company was initially given an A rating. When the Better Business Bureau accredits a business, it is saying the company maintains high ethical standards and its business practices will meet or exceed  expectations. Alkain Studios is owned by Zach Aars.

  • DEQ Releases Environmental Report

    The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has released its State of the Environment report . The release and report can be found HERE. WMA Regulatory Affairs Chairman Phil Dinsmoor (Peabody) commented that "The mining industry should take pause and consider that there are few (if any) industries in Wyoming that are more heavily involved in ...

  • UW to Host Entrepreneurship Summit in April

    The University of Wyoming College of Business will host the third annual US Entrepreneurship Summit April 17-18 at the Marian H. Rochelle Gateway Center in Laramie. Speakers will discuss entrepreneurial resources, highlight some of the emerging companies throughout the state and focus on building connections to strengthen Wyoming's entrepreneurial ecosystem. The annual John P. Ellbogen $50K ...

  • WIA Conference Set for March 28-29

    The Wyoming Infrastructure Authority annual Spring Energy Conference will be March 28 and 29 at the Snow King Resort in Jackson.Sessions include: Opportunities for Wyoming posed by international, federal, and regional CCUS policy developments, including the Green New Deal.Traditional ratemaking and how it interacts with the current state of technology, including investments in CCUS projects.Economic impacts ...

  • Leadership Wyoming

    An information session on Leadership Wyoming will be held March 7 at 5:30 p.m. in the Gillette College Tech Center. Join us to learn more about this leadership program. RSVP to or call 686-2603.

  • Next Gen Featured in News Article

    The Next Generation Partnership, a public-private partnership was featured in a recent Gillette News Record article. Energy Capital Economic Development Director of BRE Mary Melaragno is participating in the partnership and is featured in the article: 12-2-2018 - Next Gen Partnership - GNR