Please join us for the 2017 Annual Harrisonburg-Rockingham Economic Outlook on Thursday, March 16 from 7:30 - 9:30 a.m. at the Montpelier Room, JMU. This year, Barry DuVal, President of the Virginia Chamber of Commerce will present an update on the 2016 State of the Commonwealth Report. This will include an update on regional trends and introduction to Blueprint 2025, the update of Virginia's Strategic Economic Plan (Blueprint Virginia). An interactive poll will allow Chamber, community and regional leaders to participate in the Blueprint 2025 process that morning following Mr. DuVal's presentation.
Brian Shull and George Anas, our dedicated and relentless economic development champions for the City of Harrisonburg and Rockingham County, respectively, will provide their annual economic review and assessment. The City/County presentation is always eagerly anticipated by community and business leaders and well covered by local media.