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State of the Region


The 2016 State of the Region Address 


Tuesday, October 4, 2016                               Friday, October 7, 2016 

Southside | Norfolk Waterside Marriott            Peninsula | Hampton Roads Convention Center

Over 900 community members join LEAD each year to be a part of THE regional economic discussion of the year. 
Dr. James V. Koch, President Emeritus at Old Dominion University, alongside Dr. Vinod Agarwal, Professor of Economics at Old Dominion University will discuss important economic topics affecting our region now.
Past Years' Topics included:
- An economic overview of the region
- Analysis of the effects of changes in defense spending over the past decade
- A primer on the Port of the Virginia
- Early childhood development as an economic development strategy
- The economics of a casino in Hampton Roads
- A look at Non-profit organizations in Hampton Roads
- The shortage of nurses in the region


Join LEAD for the 17th Annual State of the Region Address

October 4, 2016 (Southside)

October 7, 2016 (Peninsula)