Florida's Economy: The Relaunch Begins

Tallahassee, FL

15 May 2020

15 May 2020

Florida's Economy: The Relaunch Begins

Free for Florida Chamber Members and Foundation Trustees!

Since our last webinar on Florida’s economy, Governor Ron DeSantis unveiled his “Safe. Smart. Step-by-Step” plan on restarting Florida’s economy with “facts, not fear. With the unveiling of the Governor’s plan, Florida is now on the path forward to safely restarting our economy.

On Friday, May 15 from 11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT, join Florida Chamber Foundation Chief Economist Dr. Jerry Parrish and I for a discussion on Florida’s path forward, as well as real-time data on how COVID-19 has impacted Florida and some of the key trends and variables that will determine how our economy fares from this point forward. We hope you can join us for this MEMBER/TRUSTEE only event.

Friday, May 15
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. EDT

Member Fee: $0 (If you are a member, please contact ebassett@flfoundation.org to register.)
Non-Member Fee: $49

To help ensure Dr. Parrish and I address your questions, please answer our brief survey which is included as part of the registration process.

In the meantime, thanks for everything you are doing to keep Florida safe. The Florida Chamber will do everything we can to ensure we emerge from this downturn even stronger than before.

If you have any questions, please contact Elizabeth Bassett at ebassett@flfoundation.org.

Mark Wilson serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Florida Chamber of Commerce. Additionally, he serves as Chair of the National Council of State Chambers, and on the Board of Directors of the Florida Association of Chamber Professionals, Enterprise Florida, Leadership Florida, the Florida Chamber of Commerce, the Florida Chamber Foundation, and is an active member of the U.S. Chamber’s Committee of 100.

Dr. Jerry Parrish is the Chief Economist and the Director of Research for the Florida Chamber Foundation. Dr. Parrish is currently an Adjunct Instructor in the Masters in Applied Economics Program at Florida State University. He earned a B.S. in Agricultural Business and Economics from Auburn University, an M.B.A. from Bellarmine University, an M.S. in Economics from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte, and a Ph.D. in Economics from Auburn University. He regularly publishes research reports and articles on the Florida economy and Florida’s competitiveness.