NFIB & Visa Economic Roadshow

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!  

   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

   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. 
Question? Contact Natalie Robinson at [email protected] or call at 317-650-4642.  


Holly Wade NFIB

Holly Wade

Holly Wade is the director of research and policy analysis for NFIB, where she conducts original research and studies public policy effects on small businesses. She produces NFIB’s monthly Small Business Economic Trends survey and surveys on topics related to small business operations. Holly is also a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE). She has undergraduate degrees in Political Science and Sociology from the University of Washington, and a Masters of Public Policy from the University of Denver.

Michael Brown

Michael Brown

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.

What Are Members Saying?


“I thought the event was fantastic and very insightful. The presenters spoke of economic indicators that allow them to better forecast and prepare for market volatility.”


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