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2023 Critical Issues Series: The Economic Development Forum

2023 Critical Issues Series: The Economic Development Forum

Thursday, April 27, 2023 (8:00 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)


What: The Economic Development Forum

When: Thursday, April 27, 2023 from 8:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. 

Why: What does it mean and what does it take to have a thriving community? This forum will look closely at economic development throughout Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro and Orange County, and unpack what's underway, why it matters, and what we can expect going forward. 

Where: The Lumina Theater


  • 8:00am-8:30am (30 minutes): Registration and Coffee Networking
  • 8:30am-8:40am (10 minutes): Welcome and Opening Remarks
  • 8:40am-9:35am (55 minutes): Panel Presentations
  • 9:35am-9:55am (20 minutes): Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A 
  • 9:55am-10:00am (5 minutes): Closing remarks and Adjourn

About the Critical Issues Series: The 2023 Critical Issues Series (formerly known as the Policy Series) includes quarterly forums that feature influential guest speakers who address timely topics for Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro related to the economy, economic development, public policy, and elections. The series is coordinated by The Chamber's Government Affairs Committee and presented by Chapel Hill Media Group and ServPro of South Durham and Orange Counties with support from the Small Business and Technology Development Center (SBTDC), which provides free and confidential business counseling.  

Contact: For questions, contact McKenzie Reinhold, Programs and Events Manager for The Chamber at (443) 907-5476 (cell) or   

The 2023 Critical Issues Series is Presented By:


With Supporting Sponsors:



Free for Chamber members

$20 for non-members

The Lumina Theater
620 Market Street, Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
Virtual; Zoom link provided upon registration. 
Event Contact
McKenzie Steagall
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Thursday, April 27, 2023 (8:00 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)
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