R.E.I.F. - Regional Economic Indicators Forum

Thursday, October 31 2019, 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM [CST]

350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN, 55802, United States


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Individual Ticket Partial Approval - $25.00

$25 per ticket, $30 at the door. Pay in advance by credit card or check. If by check, make out to Northland Foundation. Mail to: REIF c/o Northland Foundation, 202 W Superior St, Ste 610, Duluth, MN 55802. If paying at the door, ONLY CHECKS are accepted.

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Table of 8 Partial Approval - $200.00

Table(s) of 8. Pay by credit card or check. If paying by check, make out to Northland Foundation. Mail to: REIF c/o Northland Foundation, 202 W Superior St, Ste 610, Duluth MN 55807. If registering students/researchers from UWS, CSS, or UMD please send a secondary list of attendees to jeanine@northlandfdn.org. Identify who are faculty and who are students.

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Sponsor Registration Partial Approval - Free

Your National Bank of Commerce contact will provide the code. You will be prompted to enter names and emails of people at your table(s). Please submit, if possible, so we can prepare nametags. Gold sponsors-16 seats; Silver-8 seats, Bronze-4 seats.

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Event Information

Thursday, October 31 2019, 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM [CST]

About the Event

Exploring the influences on our region's economy.

National Bank of Commerce, together with leading area educational institutions and business front runner's, created and continues to sponsor the Regional Economic Indicators Forum (REIF); a comprehensive research initiative to drive growth, prosperity and collaboration across our region.

Next Forum: Thursday, October 31, 2019 7-9:30 am (Program starts at 8)
     7:00 sign in and networking
     7:00 - 8:00 student poster session
     8:00 - 9:30 students and keynote speaker presentations
Location: DECC Harbor Side Ballroom
Keynote: Ron Painter, President & CEO at National Association of Workforce Boards, presents "Workforce Ahead: Putting Business and Industry in the Driver's Seat"
Cost: Advance registration $25, at the door $30. If you are paying at the door, please pay by check. We can't accept credit cards at the door.

Ron Painter headshot

Ron Painter is the Chief Executive Officer of the National Association of Workforce Boards, assuming his role in July of 2009. Ron was the founding CEO of the Three Rivers Workforce Investment Board in Pittsburgh, where under his leadership the organization focused on producing labor market research, working with public educators on improved student career information, supporting community leaders in the development of regional benchmarks, and establishing the Regional Workforce Collaborative whose membership includes community colleges, WIBs, employers, labor, and economic development professionals.  Before joining the Three Rivers Workforce Board, he worked in Washington, DC, first on loan to the U.S. Department of Labor for the Enterprise Project, and then for the National Alliance of Business.  Mr. Painter holds an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Grove City College in Pennsylvania and a Master’s in Public Administration and advanced graduate coursework from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public & International Affairs, where he served as Adjunct Faculty.

Cancellation policy

If, after registering, you find you are unable to attend, we'd greatly appreciate if you would manage your order (see link from your confirmation email) or email us at jeanine@northlandfdn.org to let us know. To receive a REFUND you must cancel by October 23rd. After that date, we are unable to issue refunds. Thank you.

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About the Organizer

October 2019 Regional Economic Indicators Forum


Event Speakers

Ron Painter
President & CEO at National Association of Workforce Boards