Kennesaw State University economist will speak at Stockbridge's first economic forecast breakfast on Wednesday.
Photo: Alyssa Pointer/alyssa.pointer@ajc.com
Photo: Alyssa Pointer/alyssa.pointer@ajc.com

Stockbridge launching economic forecast breakfast to disuss present, future 

Stockbridge on Wednesday will launch an economic forecast breakfast that it plans to make an annual event.

The Henry County city will discuss its growth and business climate during the meeting, scheduled for 7:30 a.m.- 9:30 a.m. at the Merle Manders Conference Center, 111 Davis Road in Stockbridge. 

That discussion will include incentives the city is offering to attract business and development to the community and its downtown core, including the recent announcement of a 3,500-seat amphitheater next to City Hall. 

"As our city continues to grow, it is important that we continue to work to advance the business climate of the city and encourage new and existing businesses to continue their investment in Stockbridge, " Stockbridge Economic Development Director James Touchton said. 

Kennesaw State University economist Roger Tutterow will be the keynote speaker while Emily Poole, a regional project manager at the Georgia Department of Economic Development, will address the attendees.

The breakfast is free and open to area business professionals.

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