John James to Moderate 2015 UA Business Forecast Luncheon
John James, the Doctorpreneur himself, CEO of IA client firm (we can still can 'em that) and Fayetteville e-commerce giant Acumen Brands, will moderate the 2015 Business Forecast Luncheon from the UA's Center for Business and Economic Research at the Walton Business College.
Whew. That was an e-mouthful.
The 2015 luncheon, the 21st, will take place Friday, Jan. 30, from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the John Q. Hammons Center in what is now being billed as the World Trade Center District in Rogers.
Here's more from the UA Newswire on the 2015 luncheon, annually a big deal on the NWA business calendar:
Regional, national and international experts will discuss the economic outlook for Arkansas, the nation and the world at the 21st annual Business Forecast luncheon.
The event, coordinated by the Center for Business and Economic Research at the Sam M. Walton College of Business at the University of Arkansas, will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in the World Trade Center District in Rogers.
The panelists are:
- Moderator: John James, founder, Acumen Brands
- International Speaker: Carl Tannenbaum, chief economist, Northern Trust
- Domestic Speaker: John Silvia, managing director and chief economist, Wells Fargo
- Regional Speaker: Kathy Deck, director, Center for Business and Economic Research
“For the 21st consecutive year, the Business Forecast luncheon is bringing the best economists to Northwest Arkansas to present their insights about the economy in the coming year,” Deck said. “We are excited to bring such highly regarded experts to Northwest Arkansas to provide insights, data and analysis. We know that many of the leaders who attend the Business Forecast luncheon use the presented statistics to make their organizations stronger.”