BATON ROUGE, La. (November 16, 2020) — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced it will present its 2021 Economic Outlook report via a free webinar on Thursday, December 3 at 10 a.m. Registration is available at brac.org/events.
“Throughout the pandemic, BRAC has committed to providing actionable intelligence for the Baton Rouge business community,” said Adam Knapp, president and CEO of BRAC. “Feedback from businesses has been critical to our ability to forecast, and we’re looking forward to sharing back this resource that will help us all better understand where the regional economy is, and where it is headed in the year to come.”
The presentation, given by Knapp and BRAC’s Senior Director of Business Intelligence Andrew Fitzgerald, will offer insights, analysis and a forecast of the Capital Region’s economy for the upcoming year. Data specific to the COVID-19 recovery was included in this year’s Outlook.
BRAC’s Economic Competitiveness team began producing the annual Economic Outlook in 2007. Since its inception, the report has become the market standard for annual regional economic data, providing the most comprehensive snapshot of regional economic indicators and business survey data available.
About the Baton Rouge Area Chamber
The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) leads economic development in the nine-parish Baton Rouge Area, working to grow jobs and wealth and to improve the business climate and competitiveness in the region. Today, BRAC investors include more than 1,400 small businesses, mid-sized firms, large industry and entrepreneurial startups, as well as individuals and organizations that support business and economic development. In this capacity, BRAC serves as the voice of the business community, providing knowledge, access, services and advocacy. More information is available at www.brac.org.
Morgan is the Marketing Manager for the Baton Rouge Area Chamber. In her role, she manages writing organizational publications and materials, oversees BRAC’s social media and blog, and coordinates timelines for all internal marketing projects.