Council for Economic Outreach Holds Annual MeetingApril 19th, 2016 by gainesvillechamber
The Council for Economic Outreach (CEO) held its second quarterly investors luncheon and annual meeting April 13 at the University House. Chairman Rory Causseaux opened by illustrating 2015’s accomplishments and set the tone for what 2016 will look like as we move through the second year of implementation of the Transforming Greater Gainesville five-year economic development strategy.
Keynote speaker Ben Wright, CEO of Atlas Advertising, discussed the upcoming marketing activities designed to capitalize on the region’s immediate economic opportunities by increasing its recognition and better positioning Greater Gainesville as a global player. Wright recognized our region as a research, education and talent powerhouse, and firmly believes Greater Gainesville is poised to become a strong global competitor for business attraction, retention and growth.
Board Treasurer Kevin Monroe also provided an overview of Transforming Greater Gainesville’s year-one expenditures.
For more information on 2015 CEO Successes, please view the 2015 Transforming Greater Gainesville Annual Report.