Fall Meeting 2020

November 10th, 8:30am-12pm • An Online Event

Explore the Forces Shaping the Economic Future of Charles County

The Charles County Economic Development Department welcomes you to participate in its virtual 2020 Fall Meeting. Join regional economists, Charles County businesses, and stakeholders to discuss “Building A New and Better Normal” in Charles County’s economic landscape.

Highlights of the Fall Meeting include hearing from keynote speaker Anirban Basu, economist and CEO of Sage Policy Group, who will give us an in-depth update on Maryland’s economic performance over the last year, and provide insights on trends and predictions for 2021 and beyond; the "2020 Pivot Plan" with Jay Garner of Garner Economics; and exploring opportunities for innovation, flexibility, and embracing change in the “The Future of Normal” panel discussion.

The Annual Fall Meeting is your opportunity to stay informed about Charles County’s initiatives to help businesses grow and thrive and to learn about the trends shaping markets everywhere. Join us in Building A New and Better Normal!


Meeting Highlights

Keynote Address

Anirban Basu

Economist, Chief Executive
Officer, Sage Policy Group

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2020 Pivot Plan

Jay Garner

Garner Economics

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Contact Michelle DeSoto at
301-885-1347 to learn more.


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Presenters and Panelists


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