MOOHEAD, Minn. • The Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber said this week that it will host its first regional event, the Midwest Energy Summit.

The event aims to discuss recent national crises in the energy industry, hear diverse perspectives regarding the future of the Midwest’s energy, power supply and grid reliability and to understand how it affects every business, community and individual.

The chamber made the announcement on Wednesday, June 2.

All interested community, business and affected industry leaders are invited to this event, which will take place on Tuesday, June 8, from 8 to 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Fargo and can also be viewed via livestream.

Speakers will include energy industry experts and executives from the upper Midwest, Washington, D.C., Texas and Florida, as well as federal and state elected officials representing Minnesota and North Dakota.

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This half-day summit also will include in-person TED-style talks and panel discussions on various energy topics, concerns, issues, approaches, regulations and solutions to how we power our nation, states and communities today and into the future.

Shannon Full became president and CEO of the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce in early December. 
Shannon Full became president and CEO of the Fargo Moorhead West Fargo Chamber of Commerce in early December. Image: Courtesy of FMWF Chamber

“This is going to be a big deal; we are excited to bring thought leaders and experts from all over the country to our community and to dive into this critical topic,” FMWF Chamber President and CEO Shannon Full said in a statement.

“We also have 13 partnering chambers from across the Midwest that are co-hosting the livestream of this event in an effort to inform and engage as many of their own area business leaders as possible on this important subject,”

The full agenda and list of speakers is available on the chamber’s website: fmwfchamber.com