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Highlighting the future of innovation in the five-county region – The Future is NOW

The 2018 Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo is an exciting one-day event focused on addressing the future technologies coming to our businesses that affect our economy through automation and innovation. Presented on Thursday, December 6, 2018 at the Little Creek Casino, in Shelton, WA, this conference brings together regional businesses from a wide range of industry sectors. Exhibitors will showcase industry within Grays Harbor, Lewis, Mason, Pacific, and Thurston counties, highlighting cutting edge technology, products and services that help our region and Washington State moving foward into the future.

This high-profile networking event, now in its 9th year, has expanded each year, and now draws approximately 350 – 400 decision makers and community leaders from all sectors of business and industry in our region. The 2018 Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo will offer:

• an exclusive briefing on the 2018 Economic Vitality Index, the annual review of the region’s economic performance over past year
• insight from respected futurists and business leaders on what lies ahead and how you can be prepared as a business
• time to network with the people behind the products and services showcased at the Expo and the partnerships that support them
• informational workshops throughout the day focused on how future technologies will impact our specific regional economies

The 2018 Regional Economic Forecast & Innovation Expo is brought to you by the Thurston Economic Development Council, Lewis Economic Development Council, Pacific County Economic Development Council, Economic Development Council of Mason County, and Greater Grays Harbor, Inc.

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