The Georgia Economic Outlook series annually draws several thousand influential business and governmental leaders to luncheons around the state. Directed by the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia, this popular program has become the most comprehensive and detailed look at the future economy in Georgia.
On Friday, February 9, 2018, East Georgia State College will host an Economic Outlook Luncheon, locally sponsored by the Emanuel County Development Authority. A networking session and check in will begin at 11:30 a.m., with the buffet luncheon beginning at noon in the EGSC Gymnasium. Guest speaker will be Dr. Jeffrey M. Humphries, Director of the Selig Center for Economic Growth at the University of Georgia Terry College of Business. Also speaking will be Seth Millican, Executive Director of the Georgia Transportation Alliance. He will present the effects of the port expansion on the communities represented, as well as the Georgia 2030 data. Ken Warnock, CEO of the Swainsboro-Emanuel County Chamber of Commerce will address the specific job and development forecast for Swainsboro/Emanuel County.
Tickets for the luncheon are available online at http://www.ega.edu/EOL2018 or by contacting Elizabeth Gilmer at 478-289-2037. Tickets are $25 per person, or $200 for a table of eight. The deadline for registration is February 2, 2018.