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Business Forecast 2015

  • The 2015 Business Forecast Luncheon is very close to being sold out! Please contact the Center directly at 479-575-4151 for information about last minute ticket availability!
  • Tables of 10 Tickets (Tables have priority seating):  $750
  • Individual Tickets: $75



 2015 Business Forecast Panelist Information 





Business Forecast 2015

Friday, January 30, 2015 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
John Q. Hammons Convention Center
World Trade Center District - Rogers, Arkansas

Moderator:  John James, Founder, Acumen Brands
International Speaker:  Carl Tannenbaum, Chief Economist, Northern Trust
Domestic Speaker:  John Silvia, Managing Director & Chief Economist, Wells Fargo
Regional Speaker:  Kathy Deck, Director, Center for Business and Economic Research


Walton Presenting Partners

Walmart/Sam's Club

Walton Academic Partners

Center for Retailing Excellence

Greenwood Gearhart Inc.

Walton Corporate Partners

Frost, PLLC

Reece Moore Pendergraft LLP

Smith Hurst PLC

Tyson Foods, Inc.

Walton Business Partners


Charles Schwab & Company

City of Fort Smith

Friday, Eldredge and Clark

HoganTaylor LLP 

J. B. Hunt Transport Services, Inc.

McKee Foods Corporation

Regions Bank

City of West Memphis

Wright, Lindsey & Jennings LLP

Walton Media Partners

Arkansas Money & Politics

Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette

Talk Business & Politics

Sponsorship opportunities include:

  • Walton Academic Partner
    $5,000 includes one table of ten with Level I priority seating and one table for students
  • Walton Corporate Partner
    $3,000 includes one table of ten with Level II priority seating
  • Walton Business Partner
    $2,000 includes one table of ten with Level III priority seating


For more information contact

Center for Business and Economic Research
Sam M. Walton College of Business
1 University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701
PH: (479) 575-4151

Center for Business and Economic Research
Willard J. Walker Hall 538
Fayetteville, AR 72701
(479) 575-4151  p
(479) 575-7687  f