Announcing the 30th Annual Economic Outlook Conference

Presented by South Carolina Federal Credit Union

2021 marks the 30th Economic Outlook Conference, an annual update and forecast regarded as essential among business leaders. Coming out of 2020, the information presented will be highly impactful for your 2021 business strategy.

This virtual conference will recap and forecast the regional and national economies and include discussions about the economic impact of a Biden-Harris administration, the health of the American consumer and a look ahead to our state’s recovery and resiliency.

Keynot Speaker Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO, Sage Policy Group

Hear a national economic forecast from keynote speaker Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, an economic and policy consulting firm in Baltimore, Maryland. He currently lectures at Johns Hopkins University and serves as the chief economist to Associated Builders and Contractors (national) and as chief economic advisor to the Construction Financial Management Association. In 2007 and then again in 2016, Mr. Basu was selected by the Daily Record newspaper as one of Maryland’s 50 most influential people.

A detailed regional forecast for the next 12-18 months will be presented by Jacki Renegar, Director of the Center for Business Research and Dr. Alan Shao, Dean of the School of Business and Vice President of Corporate Partnerships for the College of Charleston.


Charleston Metro Regional Forecast

  • Jacki Renegar, Director for the Center for Business Research, Charleston Regional Development Alliance; Charleston Metro Chamber of Commerce
  • Dr. Alan Shao, Dean, School of Business and Vice President of Corporate Partnerships, College of Charleston

National Forecast

  • Anirban Basu, Chairman & CEO, Sage Policy Group

Impact of a Biden Harris Administration on the Economy

  • Sara Armstrong, Vice President and Managing Director, Political Affairs and Federation Relations US Chamber of Commerce
  • Mark Witte, Professor of Economics, College of Charleston

The Health of the American Consumer

  • Mathew Shay, CEO, National Retail Federation
  • Bryan Derreberry, President & CEO, Charleston Metro Chamber

Event Details

March 10, 2021
8:45 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
$75 member
$100 nonmember

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