On Friday, December 6, 2019, the Salisbury Area Chamber of Commerce and BEACON at Salisbury University will present the 2020 Southern Delmarva Economic Forecast at Salisbury University, in the Wicomico Room of the Guerreri Academic Commons. Registration and breakfast begin at 7:30 a.m. to be followed by the Eastern Shore Delegation Luncheon at 12:30 p.m.
The event is an unparalleled opportunity to hear first-hand what leading regional economists and business leaders believe to be the biggest achievements and challenges ahead. The Chamber's Annual Economic Forecast has been designed to help Delmarva businesses and the community plan for expected economic conditions within the future year ahead. Experts from around the Eastern Shore will gather to analyze the current challenges facing the regional, national and global economy.
The Keynote Speaker for the 2020 Southern Delmarva Economic Forecast is Daraius Irani, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Applied Research and Chief Economist for the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) at Towson University.
For over twenty years, Dr. Daraius Irani has served in several senior leadership roles at Towson University. As vice president, Irani provides leadership and management to over 70 highly-skilled professionals who work on campus and in state agencies across the state. Collectively, his teams work to open the doors of the university to solve pressing problems, further community collaboration, expand learning opportunities, and generate economic development. Dr. Irani and the members of his team are committed to making positive impacts through university-community partnerships.
Dr. Irani is also the Chief Economist of the Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI) at Towson University, a policy group providing economic, fiscal impact, and policy analysis to state agencies, nonprofit organizations, and private sector firms. During his tenure at RESI, Irani has managed and served as lead economist on well over 250 research and analysis projects. He also has produced over 100 economic and fiscal impact statements for a diverse portfolio of clients.
Following the Forecast, the Eastern Shore Delegation Luncheon features the entire Lower Shore Legislative Delegation and their thoughts on what will be the “hot button” issues for the upcoming Maryland General Assembly session. The panel has a moderator overseeing the Q & A.
Full event registration is $75 for members and $100 for future members.
To register or for information on becoming a sponsor, visit www.salisburyarea.com or contact LeVita
Bragdon at 410-749-0144 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The 2020 Southern Delmarva
Economic Forecast is sponsored by:
Perdue | Allen & Shariff | M&T Bank | Gillis Gilkerson
Delmarva Power | Tri-County Council of the Lower Eastern Shore
Shore Transit | SVN Miller Commercial Real Estate
Cambridge Market Place | Choptank Electric Cooperative
Maryland Small Business Development Center | Peninsula Regional Medical Center
Bank of Delmarva | Bank of America | Davis, Bowen & Friedel,
Marie Calafiura | W.R. McCain & Associates | State Farm - Greg Reddell Insurance Agency, Inc.