The NFIB & Visa Small Business Economic Roadshow
Date: Wednesday, August 4, 2021
Lunch / Program: 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Bismarck Radisson Hotel
605 E Broadway Ave
Bismarck, ND 58501
Fee: This event is complimentary to attendees
Where do small businesses stand as the economy rebounds from the pandemic? Hear from top economic experts, Holly Wade, NFIB Research Center, and Michael Brown, Visa’s principal U.S. economist, over a complimentary luncheon. Have questions about the economy? We will have plenty of time for those too!
TOP BENEFITS FOR ATTENDEES:
1. Gain insight into the key risks to the U.S. economic outlook
2. Learn how this recession/recovery brought on by the pandemic compares to others
3. See how recovery among small business is measuring up to overall economic recovery
TOPICS OF DISCUSSION INCLUDE:
1. Consumer spending trends
2. Supply chain disruptions
3. Labor shortages and much more…
Want to bring a few guests? Non-members are welcome too. Just be sure everyone registers online. Members should use the email address associated with their NFIB account.
As principal U.S. economist for Visa Inc., Michael Brown is responsible for overseeing Visa’s analysis and forecasting of the U.S. economy. Michael leverages economic and payment industry data to translate complex economic concepts into actionable business intelligence for company and client executives, as well as government leaders. Through his presentations, Michael highlights the interlinkages between changing economic conditions and key payment industry trends. Under Michael’s leadership, Bloomberg News has ranked Visa’s U.S. economics team among the top 10 forecasters of several U.S. economic indicators. In partnership with Visa Consulting and Analytics, the team’s industry-leading economic forecasts and payment industry research are also frequently used to advise clients.