Nashville Focuses On Small Business
On January 15, 2009, the Nashville Area Chamber of Commerce will host a Business Outlook Summit. This first-ever event will focus attention on key business and economic trends for the Nashville area in 2009. CEOs, sales and marketing managers, human resources staff, facility managers and other local leaders are expected to attend the event and join the discussion on the region’s current business environment. One of the specific areas of focus will be on the needs and interests of small and mid-sized businesses, with an eye towards business planning for the coming year.
The keynote speakers include Dave Altig, senior vice president and research director of the Federal Reserve Bank, Atlanta, GA; Robert “Tim” McGee, director of Macro Strategy & Research at U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management; and Rob Atkinson, president of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, Washington, D.C.
Region IV Advocate Pat Gartland will represent the Office of Advocacy at the event.
— Kate Reichert, Regulatory & Legislative Counsel