Annual Economic Outlook Conference Explores Agility During Pandemic

Tuesday, October 05, 2021

The 2021 Economic Outlook Conference will focus on agility during a global pandemic, supply chain disruptions, protests and restrictions. Presenters will also discuss the path forward for the economy.

The annual conference will be held Oct. 7 from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Wilmington Convention Center located on 515 Nutt Street.

Hosted by the Cameron School of Business’s Swain Center, in partnership with the WilmingtonBiz Conference & Expo, the conference will include a national economic forecast by Mathew Martin, Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond regional executive; a regional forecast by UNCW economist Adam Jones; and a panel discussion with local industry leaders.

Panel participants are:
  • Chakema Clinton-Quintana, vice president of Inclusive Small Business, Live Oak Bank
  • Kim Hufham, president and CEO, Wilmington Beaches Convention & Visitors Bureau
  • Jeff James, CEO, Wilmington Health
  • Paul Loukas, partner and broker-in-charge, Cape Fear Commercial
The conference is open to the public. To purchase tickets, visit

-- Venita Jenkins