Governors from across the country wrapped up a gathering of the National Governors' Association 2012 annual meeting. The three-day agenda included discussions on job creation, and what policies better support small business innovation.
National Governors Association Chairman Dave Heineman (R-NB) and Vice Chairman Jack Markell (D-DE) held the final forum discussion on what governors and other state policy leaders can do to support entrepreneurial activity.They were joined by Steve Blank, Author of the Startup Owner’s Manual, Consulting Professor Stanford and U.C. Berkeley.
The Meeting concluded with a welcome to incoming NGA Chair Gov. Markell and the incoming vice chair, who was announced at the meeting.In addition, Gov. Markell unveils his 2012-2013 Chair’s Initiative.
The Annual Meeting draws approximately 1,000 attendees. It is one of the organization two official business meetings held each year. The nation’s current and former governors, administration and legislative officials, business and academic leaders are attending the conference.