NORFOLK, VA — The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce will hold its Second Annual Business Brief on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 from 7:45-9:30am at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel. A regionally focused event, the 2010 Hampton Roads Business Brief will focus on the state of the economy. The presentation will provide attendees with insight into major topics of discussion, which range from national, state and local economy and indicators of the pending recovery and growth areas for the region.
Gary Bigg, Bank of America-Merrill Lynch Economist, is the guest speaker. Gary Bigg is an assistant vice president in US Economics at Bank of America-Merrill Lynch, joining the firm in 2003. Mr. Bigg has over 30 years' experience in monitoring U.S. economic and financial market developments. He has written on such diverse topics as housing, social security reform, monetary policy and the "new economy." In addition, he has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Boston Globe, New York Times, Christian Science Monitor and Bloomberg News on the state of the economy and its future prospects.
The Chamber thanks Presenting Sponsor Bank of America and Host Sponsor Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel. The event, which includes breakfast, is $35 for Chamber members and $50 for prospective members. To register, contact Desiree Ellison at 757-664-2518.
About the Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce (www.hamptonroadschamber.com)
The Hampton Roads Chamber of Commerce is a vigorous advocate for the economic success of its 2,000 member businesses, which employ 225,000 men and women in southeastern Virginia. The Chamber promotes Hampton Roads’ healthy business climate through economic development, public policy initiatives, services and benefits to members. The Chamber is dedicated to creating economic opportunity and enhancing the quality of life in Hampton Roads.
Please contact Lisa Jones at 757-664-2531 if you would like to attend and cover this event.