University of Arkansas

Walton College

The Sam M. Walton College of Business

Quarterly Business Analysis Luncheon

The Quarterly Business Analysis program builds networks of leaders from business, academic and governmental sectors in the region while addressing business highlights of the previous quarter, key economic trends and projections and immediate and long-term issues facing the regional and state economy.

  

State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report Release and Business Analysis Luncheon Set for Oct. 27

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 yearly State of the Northwest Arkansas Region Report on Oct. 27.  First published in 2011, the report measures the area’s economy, comparing to peer regions such as Madison, Wis.; Raleigh, N.C.; Provo-Orem, Utah; Des Moines, Iowa; and Austin, Texas.

The presentation will begin at 11:45 a.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn Fayetteville, 1325 North Palak Drive. Networking and registration will begin at 11:00 a.m.  

Quarterly Business Analysis Speakers

Along with updates presented by the Northwest Arkansas Council, Mervin Jebaraj, the center’s director, will discuss new economic data for the nation, Arkansas, and Northwest Arkansas, the Federal Reserve’s current monetary policy, inflation, lingering effects of the pandemic, Russian invasion of Ukraine and future possible effects of the Inflation Reduction Act recently passed by Congress.

 

 

Mervin Jebaraj

Registration and networking will begin at 11:00 a.m. where attendees will be able to network with other Northwest Arkansas community leaders before the program begins at 11:45 a.m. The program lasts for approximately 75 minutes, including time for questions and answers.

Register to Attend

 

The cost of the luncheon program is $50. To register using a credit card, please use the register to attend button, above. For other registration options, please call 479-575-4151. Preregistration by Friday, October 21, is required. We hope to see you on Thursday, October 27 for an informative event.

The Quarterly Business Analysis program builds networks of leaders from business, academic and governmental sectors in the region while addressing business highlights of the previous quarter, key economic trends and projections and immediate and long-term issues facing the regional and state economy.