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Economic Future Forum Is June 4-6 In Little Rock

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The International Economic Development Council is hosting its Economic Future Forum from Sunday-Tuesday at the Little Rock Marriott Hotel.

The forum is an annual event for economic development professionals.

Keynote speakers and elected officials participating in the program include:

  • Gov. Asa Hutchinson.
  • Joe Quinn, senior director of public affairs and government relations for Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
  • Rodney Slater, partner for Squire Patton Boggs and former U.S. secretary of transportation.
  • Tom Stellman, president and CEO of TIP Strategies.
  • Del Boyette, president and CEO of Boyette Strategic Advisors.
  • Former Acxiom Corp. CEO Charles Morgan, who is now chairman and CEO of First Orion.
  • Mike Preston, executive director of the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.

Agribusiness, the home health care industry, entrepreneurship, cybersecurity and more will be discussed. For more information on when sessions will be held and to register to attend, click here.

The event also includes tours of the Little Rock Port Authority, the Little Rock Technology Park and Venture Center, the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub and the National Center for Toxicological Research. A networking reception will be held at the Clinton Library.

Partners in the event include the Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce, AEDC, Little Rock Regional Chamber of Commerce, Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau, Hot Springs Metro Partnership, Entergy Arkansas, Paragould Regional Chamber of Commerce and OGE Energy Corp.

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