Steve Forbes to Speak at WSU Wednesday

OGDEN, Utah – Steve Forbes, president and chief executive officer of Forbes and editor-in-chief of Forbes magazine, will speak at noon, Aug. 30 in the Val A. Browning Center Allred Theater on Weber State University’s Ogden campus.

The event, which is free to the public, is presented by The Ogden/Weber Chamber in partnership with EDCUtah, Zions Bank and Weber State University.

Since Forbes assumed his position in 1990, the company has launched a variety of new publications and businesses including: ForbesLife (formerly FYI), the irreverent lifestyle supplement; Forbes Asia; and Chinese, Korean, Japanese, Russian, Arabic, Hebrew and Polish editions of the magazine. Forbes also publishes the Gilder Technology Report, as well as a number of investment newsletters.

In 1996, Forbes entered the new-media arena with the launch of Now receiving more than 10 million unique monthly visitors, it has become a leading destination site for senior business decision-makers and investors. Other company divisions include Forbes Conference Group and Forbes Custom Media.

Forbes was a candidate for president of the United States in the Republican primaries of 1996 and 2000. He ran on a campaign to establish a flat income tax.

Parking for the event will be available in the WSU pay lot just west of the Browning Center. To RSVP for the event, send an e-mail to

Ogden/Weber Chamber of Commerce
(801) 621-8300 ·

John Kowalewski, director of Media Relations
(801) 626-7212 •