What does the economy hold for 2014? An event in South Mississippi will look to answer that question.
The Hattiesburg campus of the University of Southern Mississippi will present the Economic Outlook 2014 symposium Jan. 23 at the Thad Cochran Center. Hosted by the Southern Miss College of Business and the Trent Lott National Center, the event will run from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. The event is free but seating will be limited.
“This event is the university’s opportunity to bring together business professionals, elected officials and local concerned citizens to discuss the economic outlook for our nation, state and local region,” said Shannon Campbell, executive director of the Trent Lott Center. “Our guest presenters are highly respected for their expertise and they will share economic trends for 2014 that affect our ability to plan for business and job growth.”
Scheduled speakers include: Robert Strand, senior economist, American Bankers Association; Darren Webb, senior economist, Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning; Jack Norris, president, Gulf Coast Business Council; Chad Newell, Ppesident, Area Development Partnership; and Lee Lawson, president and CEO, Baldwin County Economic Development Alliance
Pre-registration is required. To register, visit www.usm.edu/trent-lott-national-center/economic-outlook-registration. For more information contact the College of Business at (601) 266.4659 or the Trent Lott Center at (601) 266.5507.
BEFORE YOU GO…
… we’d like to ask for your support. More people are reading the Mississippi Business Journal than ever before, but advertising revenues for all conventional media are falling fast. Unlike many, we do not use a pay wall, because we want to continue providing Mississippi’s most comprehensive business news each and every day. But that takes time, money and hard work. We do it because it is important to us … and equally important to you, if you value the flow of trustworthy news and information which have always kept America strong and free for more than 200 years.
If those who read our content will help fund it, we can continue to bring you the very best in news and information. Please consider joining us as a valued member, or if you prefer, make a one-time contribution.Click for more info