University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Quarterly Business Analysis Luncheon

Popular sessions feature key economic trends and projections and immediate and long-term issues facing the regional and state economy.

STATE OF THE NORTHWEST ARKANSAS REGION & QUARTERLY BUSINESS ANALYSIS LUNCHEON SET FOR LOWELL

The Center for Business and Economic Research in the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, in collaboration with the Northwest Arkansas Council, will release the sixth annual State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report at a luncheon event. The new report focuses on gaps in training programs for workforce. The annual event will be held at 11:30 a.m. on September 30, 2016 at the Northwest Arkansas Board of Realtors Event Center at 314 N. Goad Springs Road in Lowell, Arkansas.

Kathy Deck, director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, and Mike Harvey, Chief Operating Officer, Northwest Arkansas Council, will address regional economic trends and issues. Kathy will talk about the highlights of the State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report as well as share economic information in the Center for Business and Economic Research's Quarterly Business Analysis. Mike will talk about progress on the council's three-year plan, unveiled in 2015, which prioritizes strengthening the region's workforce and regional employers' connections to schools.

Registration Information:

 Call for limited seating 479-575-4151.

The cost for the program and luncheon is $40. Preregistration is required, and the deadline is Monday, Sept. 26.

 

cathy deck

Kathy Deck, Director, Center for Business and Economic Research