The Kirkwood – Des Peres Area Chamber is again hosting our Annual Economic Outlook Breakfast along with our partnering Area Chambers of Commerce, Affton-Lemay, Creve Coeur-Olivette, Fenton, Southwest Area, and Webster Groves/Shrewsbury/Rock Hill Area. This event provides timely economic forecasting, allowing you and other business professionals to hear inspiring local economic and policy experts to determine future operating activities and evaluate emerging trends.
Paul Christopher, CFA, Head of Global Market Strategy, Wells Fargo Investment Institute, Wells Fargo Financial Advisors will keynote the breakfast delivering insight into the market forecast for 2022 and out. Mr. Christopher, Jason Hall, President/CEO, Greater St. Louis, Inc., and Betsy Cohen, Executive Director, St. Louis Mosaic Project, will serve as our panel of experts, providing insights for our Region’s economic position with a focus on the labor shortage and the role immigrants to St. Louis can play in easing the shortage and allowing the economy to bounce back from the economic disruption caused by COVID-19. Carol Daniel, KMOX radio host, will emcee. Attendees include business, civic, legislative, and municipal leaders representing critical industries and related economic sectors in the Region.
Keynote and Panelist: Paul Christopher, Head, Wells Fargo Investment Institute, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Wells Fargo Advisors
Panelists: Jason Hall, President/CEO, Greater St. Louis, Inc.
Betsy Cohen, Executive Director, The Mosaic Project of the World Trade Center-STL and author of "Welcome to the U.S.A.-You're Hired! A Guide for Foreign-Born People Seeking Jobs"
Emcee: Carol Daniel, KMOX radio host
SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
7:30 am - Registration and Breakfast
7:50 am - Welcome
Peg Weathers, President/CEO, Kirkwood-Des Peres Area Chamber of Commerce
The Miller Group
The Bedford Group - A financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services
Royal Banks of Missouri
SSM St. Clare Hospital
Two Men & A Truck
Friends of Business Sponsor:
Chapel Hill Mortuary - Oak Hill Cemetery
Kirkwood Station Dental
Martha's Hands Home Care Services
St. Louis Economic Development Partnership
Objectives of the event:
- Collaborate and leverage collective influence for Chamber members.
- Represent the value the St. Louis Mid-County Area delivers to the Region’s economic prosperity.
- Provide a high-level networking opportunity for participants.
Individual Tickets ~ $50 pp.
For more information, please contact:
Peg Weathers, President/CEO, Kirkwood-Des Peres Area Chamber of Commerce, 314-821-4161 Chamber Office, 314-803-8833 cell, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Covid Precautions: Guests are asked to please wear masks as they enter the building & anytime they are up from their tables (i.e. going to the restroom, going to the buffet, etc). While seated at the tables, guests may remove their masks.