Economic Forecast Forum


  • Public
  • February 14, 2019 7:30 AM - February 14, 2019 10:30 AM ((GMT-05:00) Eastern Time)
  • Beechwood Hotel
  • 363 Plantation St., Worcester, MA, USA (View Map)
  • his special annual event produced by the Worcester Business Journal in partnership with the Worcester Regional Chamber of Commerce features top industry leaders who will put today’s trends and top issues into perspective, share their insights, address the top economic issues facing our region, opportunities for further expansion and  headwinds that could stand in the way of that growth.


    Disruption and reinvention - how leading industries are changing

    Many industries are experiencing disruption in the form of new technologies, non-traditional competitors and consolidation.  Depending on where you sit, disruption can be a threat, an opportunity or both. While sea change in any industry can become a threat to established players, it can also sharpen competition and push positive transformation. In this annual forum we’ll hear from a leading economist and industry leaders on the cutting edge of change and learn how they see the future and are driving transformation in their organizations.


    Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey C. Fuhrer, Executive Vice President & Senior Policy Advisor, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston

    Panel Discussion:

    Leaders from different industries will discuss the pace of change, the future outlook, and share how they have responded to disruption and driven innovation in their organizations.

    Panelists confirmed to date:

    • Dr. Tarek Elsawy, President and CEO, Reliant Medical Group
    • Julia Georgules, Senior Vice President/Director of Research, JLL, New England Region
    • David Rosenberg, CEO and President of Prime Motor Group
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