Economic Forecast Forum

Sure to once again attract a sold-out crowd, the NC Chamber and the North Carolina Bankers Association proudly present the 18th Annual Economic Forecast Forum, a gathering of our state’s most powerful and influential leaders, to discuss how the state can become a leader in job retention, job creation and quality of life. This highly acclaimed event provides you with the opportunity to heighten awareness of your company to a statewide audience of more than 700 leaders in business, government, education and nonprofits.

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Tuesday, January 7
10:30 amRegistration and Networking
11:00 amDoors Open
11:30 amLunch
12:15 pmWelcome and Keynote Speaker

Keynote: Kelly King, chairman and CEO, Truist

12:45 pmWhy North Carolina?
  • Chris Chung, CEO, Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina
  • Dan Deegan, Managing Director, Head of Market Expansion, JP Morgan Chase & Co.
  • Ward Nye, Chairman, President & CEO, Martin Marietta
  • Kari Stoltz, Market President for the Triangle Region, Bank of America
  • Sharon Delaney McCloud, Vice President of Professional Development, Walk West
1:30 pmEconomic Forecast Panel Discussion
  • Harry M. Davis, Economist, North Carolina Bankers Association and Professor of Finance, Appalachian State University
  • Eugene Flood, Managing Partner, Next Sector Capital
  • Sarah House, Senior Economist, Wells Fargo Securities
  • Michael Walden, William Neal Reynolds Distinguished Professor, North Carolina State University
  • Sharon Delaney McCloud, Vice President of Professional Development, Walk West
2:15 pmClosing Remarks


January 7, 2020
10:30 am - 2:30 pm


Sheraton Imperial Hotel
4700 Emperor Boulevard
Durham, NC 27703

Event Sponsorship

Interested in Marketing Opportunities at the Economic Forecast Forum? View our EFF Sponsorship Opportunities brochure.

Questions about sponsorship? Contact
Grace Sampson for more details.

Event Sponsors

Presenting Sponsor
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Logo
  • Martin Marietta Logo
  • Wells Fargo Logo
Gold Sponsors
  • Duke Energy Logo
  • First Citizens Logo
  • First Horizon Logo
  • First National Bank Logo
  • Pinnacle Financial Partners Logo
  • Walk West Logo
Silver Sponsors
  • American National Bank and Trust Company Logo
  • Coastal Credit Union Logo
  • JP Morgan Chase Logo
  • Select Bank & Trust Logo