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Summit set to deliver the latest insights from Texas on transportation, sports, energy, technology, infrastructure, workforce development, and more

News Provided by YTexas
September 21, 2020

Austin, TX –  September 21, 2020YTexas, the elite business networking community that helps businesses relocating, growing, and expanding into Texas, today announced its annual state of business event, the 2020 YTexas “State of Business” Summit, presented by Ryan LLC, will be hosted on September 24, 2020 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM CST. This year’s event will be a virtual symposium focused on the future of Texas.

Amidst the global pandemic, 2020’s YTexas Summit will be held entirely online and open to the public. Confirmed speakers include Andy Roddick, Paula Gold-Williams, Gary Kelly, Emmitt Smith, Darren Woodson, Craig Hall, and others, with panels focusing on the future of Texas economic development through some of the biggest global industries including retail, sports, aerospace, and supply chain business growth inside the Lone Star State.

“We are proud to be a part of Texas,” said Gary C. Kelly, CEO of Southwest Airlines. “It really is a great place, there’s a lot of diversity in opportunities for businesses in Texas, and the state is growing because of the wonderful cities and business-friendly environment here.”

The YTexas Summit brings together business leaders and top influencers to collaborate, engage, and share insights on the future of growth in the Lone Star State. This public event includes immersive experiences and meaningful discussions central to business issues in the major regions of Texas.

“Ryan is proud to sponsor the YTexas Summit which supports business growth in Texas,” said Ryan Chairman and CEO G. Brint Ryan. “The work that YTexas does aligns perfectly with Ryan’s mission of helping companies grow and thrive.”

“Even online, our goal with our yearly summit is the same: to continue building the most helpful inter-regional business event our state has ever seen,” said Ed Curtis, CEO of YTexas. “Texas is a business-friendly state, in that Texas businesses are friendly and collaborative with one another, and this summit is the opportunity for these business leaders to come together to discuss the innovations that can build the future in the Lone Star State.”

Registration for the event is now open and priced at $50.00, as a direct, tax-deductible donation to the YTexas Foundation, which is a foundation supporting education and workforce initiatives throughout Texas. This registration fee includes access to all live panel discussions, on-demand content, keynotes, and highlights from the event. For more information or to register to attend, visit

About YTexas:

YTexas is an elite business networking community supporting companies that are relocating, growing, and expanding in the Lone Star State. The organization manages a state-wide network of stakeholders who exchange information and foster long-term, mutually beneficial relationships that help integrate companies entering Texas. YTexas provides leading resources for companies in Texas, from tailored services dedicated to assisting companies relocating and expanding into Texas to the annual YTexas Summit that brings together business leaders. YTexas is becoming the most resourceful and reliable resource for companies relocating, expanding and growing in the Lone Star State. For more information visit