Bill Gates? Oprah? Probably, and with the annual Allen and Company event in Sun Valley there are many more corporate celebrities on hand. Each year the investment banking firm Allen and Company from New York holds this summit of the best minds in the media and technology sectors to share thoughts and ideas. Right here at the Sun Valley Resort. Behind closed doors, high profile meetings and conversations take place that shape the future of media and technology as we know it. Some of this years attendee’s include: Bill Gates billionaire founder of Microsoft, Oprah Winfrey, Warren Buffett billionaire investor, Rupert Murdoch News Corp media mogul, Mark Zuckerberg founder of Facebook, Tom Brokaw, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, Harvey Weinstein of Mirimax Films, Walt Disney CEO Robert Iger. And many more.
For about 4 days Friedman Memorial Airport looks like LaGuardia with corporate jets stacked ten deep waiting to pick up and drop off their high profile passengers. This event has come to represent a highly anticipated and appreciated event by bringing a ton of national media attention and exposure for Sun Valley. Plus, the CEO’s are invited to bring along family members who provide a huge financial shot in the arm for local businesses. Hop in your jet and come see us next year.