from left: Gary Keith, Ken Kujawa & Deanna Alterio Brennen
The Niagara USA Chamber of Commerce, the leading advocate for business in Niagara County, kicked off the first in their new Economic Vision Signature Series on Monday, November 14th at 8:00 AM at the Conference Center Niagara Falls titled “2012 and Beyond. Creating a Vibrant Future”.
The event, sponsored by National Grid, featured keynote speaker Gary Keith, Vice President and Regional Economist with M&T Bank. Niagara USA Chamber’s economic vision initiative envisions a county built on a vibrant and robust economy. By convening the best minds, Mr. Keith and over 75 community stakeholders addressed important economic questions, such as:
What are the national trends and what is the outlook for 2012?
Is Niagara County winning or losing with regard to regional economic performance?
What are the economic advantages to be capitalized on and challenges for future growth in the county?