Economic outlook forum scheduled today

KENNEWICK — The Tri-Cities Regional Economic Outlook Forum will be from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday in meeting rooms A-D at the Three Rivers Convention Center, 7016 W. Grandridge Blvd., Kennewick.

Speakers will provide research and statistical data related to industry trends for the coming year at the 12th Annual Economic Outlook. They will offer economic forecasts for real estate, health care, agribusiness, retail, hospitality, the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and the Department of Energy Hanford site.

Cost to attend is $75 for TRIDEC members; $90 for non-members. Attendees may register at

Michael Jones of RiverFront Investment Group will present the keynote address at 12:15 p.m.

A regional economic overview will be presented from 8:15 to 9 a.m. Speakers will present forecasts for real estate, retail and hospitality from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. Speakers will present forecasts for health care and agribusiness from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Lunch, presented by URS Corp., will be at noon.

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