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2021 Critical Issues Series: Economic Outlook Forum

Thursday, March 25, 2021 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)


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What: Economic Outlook Forum Featuring Renowned Economist Dr. Michael Walden 

About: This Forum is coordinated by The Chamber For a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro and presented by 97.9 The Hill &, Duke Energy, and Durham Technical Community College 

When: Thursday, March 25, 2021 from 8:30am-10:00am

Where: Zoom (Register to get the link) 

Why: The purpose of this forum is for Chamber members and friends to receive timely information on the current performance and future predictions of our national, state, regional, and local economy. 

How: This forum will be divided into two segments. The first segment will feature Dr. Walden's forecast for our national, state, and regional economy. The second segment will feature Chamber President and CEO Aaron Nelson framing the mechanics of our regional economy and sharing the results of the Chamber's annual local economic conditions survey. 

About the Critical Issues Series: Coordinated by the Chamber's Government Affairs Committee, the 2021 Critical Issues Series (formerly known as the Policy Series) is presented by 97.9 The Hill &, Duke Energy, and Durham Technical Community College, includes ten forums, and features influential guest speakers who address timely topics for Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro related to the economy, economic development, public policy, and elections.  

Contact: For questions, contact Katie Loovis, Vice President of External Affairs for The Chamber at (919) 696-0781 (cell) or   

Free for Chamber members
$15 for non-members

Zoom link provided upon registration. 

Thursday, March 25, 2021 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (EDT)
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