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Name: Regional Economic Development Forum
Date: April 22, 2021
Time: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM EDT
Event Description:
What: The Regional Economic Development Forum coordinated by The Chamber For a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro and presented by 97.9 The Hill & Chapelboro.com, Duke Energy, and Durham Technical Community College 

When: Thursday, April 22, 2021 from 8:30am-10:00am 

Where: Zoom (Register to get the link) 

Why: The purpose of this forum is to unpack what economic development is and why it matters, discuss points of progress and areas of opportunity, and make clear the interconnectedness of the Triangle Region. 

8:30am - 8:45am: Welcome 

8:45am - 9:00am (Segment 1): Framing the Regional Discussion
Aaron Nelson, President & CEO, The Chamber For a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro

9:00am - 9:15am (Segment 2): The Vision for the Research Triangle Park
Ray Trapp, Vice President of Strategic Engagement, Research Triangle Park Foundation

9:15am - 9:45am (Segment 3): County-by-County Progress & Perspectives
John B. Morris III, CCIM, Vice Chair, Orange County Economic Development Advisory Board, and President & Broker In Charge, Morris Commercial 
Ryan Regan, Vice President of Economic Development, Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce
Michael Haley, Executive Director, Wake County Economic Development and SVP, Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce

9:45am - 9:55am (Segment 4): Transportation - Connective Tissue for the Region
Joe Milazzo II, PE, Executive Director, Regional Transportation Alliance (RTA)

10:00am: Adjourn

Presented in partnership with The Chamber for a Greater Chapel Hill-Carrboro
Link will be emailed to you before the event once you register
Date/Time Information:
Thursday, April 22
8:30-10:00 a.m.
Contact Information:
Tiffany Malory
Complimentary for Durham Chamber members
Use code "DurhamChamber"

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