Highlighting the future of innovation in the
Pacific Mountain five-county region
Attend this exciting one-day event focused on setting the 2018 economic stage for our five-county region. The Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo, in its ninth year, draws upwards of 350 decision makers and community leaders from all sectors of business and industry in our region.
Keynote speaker Dr. Bill Conerly, who regularly writes for Forbes.com, will share insights on national economic trends and their potential impact on our regional economy and your business.
Also speaking in our morning program will be CEO and Co-Founder of Alaffia, Olowo-n’djo Tchala! He will provide insight on the importance of social entrepreneurs and their impact on the local economies they serve.
Exhibitors will showcase industry within Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific and Thurston Counties, highlighting cutting edge technology, products and services that help our region and Washington State stay competitive. The day will also include:
- 2017 Economic Vitality Index: review of the region’s economic performance
- 2018 Economic Forecast
- Speakers on what lies ahead for the coming year, and how you can be prepared
- Networking & Innovation Expo