5-County Regional Economic Forecast and Innovation Expo on December 8
December 2016 - Highlighting innovation and the economy in Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, pacific and Thurston Counties
September 6, 2016 – We are pleased to announce the 2016 Regional Economic Forecast and Innovation Expo will take place on Thursday, December 8, 2016, from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Little Creek Casino Events Center, 91 W State Route 108, Shelton WA 98584. This event is brought to you by the Thurston Economic Development Council, Lewis Economic Development Council, Pacific County Economic Development Council, Economic Development Council of Mason County, and Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.
Presented by TwinStar Credit Union, the conference focuses on innovative practices and trends in the regional economy, and draws approximately 350 - 400 decision makers and community leaders from all sectors of business and industry in our region. The agenda for the day will include a morning keynote speaker; 5-county economic vitality panel; breakout sessions; and Dr. Bill Conerly, who will provide the luncheon keynote economic forecast.
A slate of high-quality workshops have been planned for the day, with such topics as: the influence of the 502 industry on the regional economy; workforce reintegration practices; STEM innovations at local higher-learning institutions; innovative manufacturing; a discussion about cross-laminated timber products, and more.
In addition to the aforementioned activities, an Exhibition Hall will be open throughout the day for attendees to meet representatives of business and industry within the five-county, highlighting technology, products and services that help our region stay competitive.
To register for or sponsor this event, please visit regionalinnovationexpo.com for more information.