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The Right Place

Newaygo County 2021 Economic Update for Community Leaders

Time and Date

February 23, 2021 9:00AM – 10:00AM




This event is free to attend, but advance registration is required.

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The Right Place, Inc. and the Newaygo County Economic Development Advisory Committee will host the Newaygo County 2021 Economic Update for Community Leaders virtually on Tuesday, February 23, 2021.

Attend this free event to receive an update on economic development efforts in Newaygo County, an economic outlook forecast from Jim Robey, Director of Regional and Economic Planning Services for the W.E. Upjohn Institute of Employment Research, and hear from Gerber Products Plant Manager, Andy Willis, who will share updates regarding Gerber's latest expansion at its Fremont facility.

Willis will provide an overview of Gerber's investment in Fremont and how Gerber worked with The Right Place to expand in Michigan, while Robey will share data depicting what 2021 may have in store for the West Michigan economy, and a dive into Newaygo County's unique opportunities for growth.