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Amarillo EDC to Host Economy Event

The Amarillo Economic Development Corporation will be hosting a “State of the Economy” event next month.

On January 31, 2019, at 7:30AM, the Amarillo EDC will host its inaugural “State of the Economy” event at the Embassy Suites Hotel downtown. The event will feature speakers discussing how macroeconomic issues affect the growth of the Amarillo.

Tony DeLisi and Dane Stangler are scheduled as speakers for the event. Panhandle PBS’ Karen Welch will serve as the moderator for a panel discussion.

AEDC officials say the believe the event, which will be the first of its kind in Amarillo, will inform citizens on the AEDC’s functions and the economic conditions of Amarillo looking ahead to future years

“As an organization, we are very excited to bring this event to our community,” stated Reagan Hales, Vice President for Marketing and Communications for the Amarillo EDC. “The health of our area’s economy shapes the lives of every area Panhandle resident. This event will help us all understand the trajectory of our community and how local and national level issues are shaping our future. This discussion isn’t just for the business community. It is for everyone that makes a financial decision in their household.” 

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