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2022 Critical Issues Series: Economic Outlook Forum

Thursday, February 24, 2022 (8:30 AM - 10:00 AM) (EST)


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

When: Thursday, February 24, 2022 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: The 2022 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, Durham Technical Community College, 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 2022 Critical Issues Series is Presented By:


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Free for Chamber members
$15 for non-members

Zoom link provided upon registration. 

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