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Economic Outlook Seminar
The annual Economic Outlook Seminar, hosted by the South Dakota Chamber of Commerce, will be held Tuesday, Oct. 5, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center (1201 Northwest Ave.). Registration and a networking social will begin at 3 p.m. CDT, followed by program presentations from 4-6 p.m.
- Registration for the live event in Sioux Falls is $50 per person, which includes hors d’oeuvres and refreshments.
- Registration for the online viewing option of 4-6 p.m. presentations is $30 per person.
This year’s agenda will feature an economic update by Joseph (Joe) M. Santos, professor and Dykhouse Scholar in Money, Banking, and Regulation in the Ness School of Management and Economics at South Dakota State University, where he coordinates the Ness School’s graduate programs. Joe teaches macroeconomics and monetary and financial economics. Areas of Joe’s research include financial regulation and monetary policy. Joe is the voice of Monday Macro, which airs on select Mondays on South Dakota Public Radio’s In the Moment with Lori Walsh. Joe earned his M.A. and Ph.D. in Economics from Rutgers University.
Jodi Schwan of SiouxFalls.Business will present her quarterly CEO Survey results and serve as moderator.
Our featured segment this year will be a panel discussion with representatives of four regional manufacturers, asked to address topics of supply chain issues and managing future pricing structures, workforce shortages, the impact of legalized marijuana and workforce housing.
- Bell, Inc, Sioux Falls
- Falcon Plastics, Brookings
- Showplace Wood Products, Harrisburg
- And, the recently announced Sioux Falls pork processing plant owned by Wholestone Farms
Event sponsors include South Dakota State University, Augustana University, Sanford Health, Avera Health, First Premier Bank, NorthWestern Energy, SDN Communications, Falcon Plastics, Xcel Energy and MidAmerican Energy Company.
Reggie Kuipers, President, Bender Commercial Real Estate Services in Sioux Falls, serves as event Chair of the Economic Outlook Seminar. This event is held annually on the first Tuesday in October.