Economic Forecast Breakfast videos available



Vancouver — The Columbian is offering videos of a keynote panel discussion and four breakout sessions from its Jan. 23 Economic Forecast Breakfast, held Jan. 23 at the Hilton Vancouver Washington. The event’s theme was “Turning Promise into Prosperity.”

The event’s keynote session featured a discussion between Scott Bailey, regional economist with the state Employment Security Deparatment; Jon Roberts, principal at Austin, Tex.-based TIP Strategies; and Rick Goode, CEO of Columbia Machine Inc. Betsy Henning, president of AHA!, a strategic communications firm, served as moderator.

Panel sessions included speakers who disussed the following themes: Exploring New Markets; Innovation & Imagination; Building Local Business; and Voices of our Youth.

The videos range in length from 45 to 90 minutes. They can be found at: