Top Industry experts presenting at free Business & Economic Outlook

CROWN POINT – Coming up on November 3rd, a panel of regional business and economic experts will be presenting their forecast for 2024 at the NWIBRT Business & Economic Outlook. This is a free event hosted by the Northwest Indiana Business RoundTable (NWIBRT) and the Construction Advancement Foundation (CAF).

The event will take place at Ivy Tech Community College in Valparaiso (3100 Ivy Tech Drive, Valparaiso, IN 46383).

“The NWIBRT Education Committee is very excited to welcome members of the Northwest Indiana business community to our upcoming Business & Economic Outlook. Our presenters each represent key sectors of the regional economy, and each will be sharing their unique insights about what we can all expect for the coming year. It’s definitely going to be an interesting event,” said Kevin Comerford, director of professional development with CAF and chair of the NWIBRT Education Committee.

Presenters at the event will include:

  • Lisa Daugherty – President & CEO, Center of Workforce Innovations (CWI)
  • Mitch Barloga – Transportation Planning Manager, Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission (NIRPC)
  • Sherri Ziller – President and CEO, Northwest Indiana Regional Development Authority (RDA)
  • Peter Novak – Chief Executive Officer, Northwest Indiana REALTORS® Association (NIRA)
  • Annie Goeller – Deputy Commissioner of Strategic Alignment, Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC)
  • Bruce Kettler – President and CEO, Agribusiness Council of Indiana (ACI)
  • Micah Pollak – Associate Professor of Economics, Indiana University Northwest (IUN)

Attendees are requested to register prior to the event by visiting the Business Outlook’s webpage. Members of the media are invited and welcome to attend. There is a complete schedule for the event in the attached announcement.

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