Moore County Chamber Hosts 2019 Economic Outlook

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November 29, 2018

SOUTHERN PINES, NC – The Moore County Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Hicks and Associates and the Town of Aberdeen will be hosting the 2019 Economic Outlook on Thursday, January 24, 2019 at the Aberdeen Recreation Station at 8:15 a.m.  This forum will feature Dr. Michael Walden and Russell Price, CFA and will focus on an in-depth view on economic issues that will impact the Moore County business community in 2019. 

Dr. Michael Walden is a William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor and Extension Economist at North Carolina State Universality and a member of the Graduate Economics faculty with The Poole College of Management.  Dr. Walden will provide an economic update from the North Carolina perspective.  Russell Price, CFA is the Senior Economist at Ameriprise Financial.  He has been repeatedly cited by Bloomberg Financial as Bloomberg Best for being one of the most accurate economic forecasters in the benchmark consensus survey.  Mr. Price's views on the economy are frequently seen in the news media, including CNN and Bloomberg News.  Mr. Price will provide a national perspective on our economy. 

“We are thrilled to again partner with Hicks and Associates on the Economic Outlook,” said Linda Parsons, President and CEO of the Moore County Chamber. “This premier event allows the business community to learn the latest economic forecast nationally, regionally and locally which in turn helps them prepare accordingly for the upcoming year.  More importantly it provides access to two of the top economic forecasters in the country.”

The economic outlook is a compelling event that will help our community continue to foster a vibrant business community.  For individuals and business owners interested in attending, please contact the Chamber at 910.692.3926 or via email at info@moorecountychamber.com.  This event will begin with a networking breakfast from 7:45 – 8:10 with the program promptly starting at 8:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  Space is limited and RSVPs are kindly requested. 

The mission of the Moore County Chamber of Commerce is to foster a vibrant business community.  They provide quality, value-added services and programs to members to unite Moore County area businesses in a committed effort to strengthen the economic environment and thus, improve the quality of life for all of Moore County.  With over 700 members the Chamber is instrumental in Connecting Commerce and Community and exists to help strengthen the local economy and promote and preserve a quality of life that is second to none.  

Linda Parsons, President and CEO
(910) 692-3926