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The Right Place

2020 Economic Outlook for West Michigan

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Time and Date

December 11, 2019 7:30AM – 10:30AM


Amway Grand Plaza

187 Monroe Ave NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503


Early Bird Registration:
Register by November 22, 2019

Standard Registration
Register by December 6, 2019

Register today

23rd Regional Economic Forecast

Join The Right Place, Inc. and over 300 local business and community leaders for The Right Place's signature event of the year. The 2020 Economic Outlook for West Michigan is one of the most anticipated economic forecast events in our community.

Jim Robey, Director, Regional Economic Planning Services of the Upjohn Institute will review regional, state and national industry trends as they relate to West Michigan, providing employment projections and an overall economic forecast for our area.

Birgit Klohs, President and CEO of The Right Place, Inc. will share insights into the region's current economic development conditions and activities.

Registration and Breakfast:

7:30-8:30 AM

Event Program:

8:30-10:30 AM

Who should attend?

  • Business Owners
  • Community Leaders
  • Local Government
  • College Representatives
  • Others interested in the current economic environment

For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact Natalia Kovicak at 616-771-0327 or kovicakn@rightplace.org. Two weeks advance notice of need for accommodations is requested.