Bill Dillard III to Moderate UA Business Forecast Luncheon


Bill Dillard III to Moderate UA Business Forecast Luncheon
Bill Dillard III

Regional, national and international experts will discuss the economic outlook for Arkansas, the nation and the world at the 22nd 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 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 29, at the John Q. Hammons Convention Center in the World Trade Center District in Rogers.

The panelists are:

  • Moderator: Bill Dillard III, vice president, Dillard’s Inc. of Little Rock
  • International Speaker: Michael Drury, chief economist, McVean Trading & Investments LLC
  • Domestic Speaker: Kevin Kliesen, business economist, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
  • Regional Speaker: Kathy Deck, director, Center for Business and Economic Research

"The Business Forecast luncheon is our premier networking event for business and community leaders from Northwest Arkansas, the state and the region," Walton College interim Dean Matt Waller said. "The forecasters provide the attendees with insights that they can use to anticipate economic challenges and opportunities over the coming year."

To register online, visit the business forecast website.