Connecticut Economic Update

Connecticut Economic Update

Connecticut Economic Update

8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Trumbull Marriott Shelton

Inflation. The labor shortage. Ongoing supply chain bottlenecks. Outdated infrastructure. What’s next for Connecticut’s economic recovery?

Join us Thursday, April 21 at CBIA’s 2022 Connecticut Economic Update as we take a critical look at the challenges facing our recovery and explore solutions and priorities.

Gartner’s Chet Geschickter challenges current notions around economic development, making the case for leveraging digital ecosystems to build a strong, vibrant, modern economy.

Department of Revenue Services commissioner Mark Boughton, appointed by Gov. Ned Lamont to oversee how the state spends $5.4 billion in federal infrastructure funds, leads a discussion on transportation priorities with UPS vice president Tom Jensen and Santa Energy chairman Tom Santa.

Immigration reform is one component of a comprehensive solution to the labor shortage, an issue that predates the pandemic in Connecticut. Murtha Cullina’s Dana Bucin and Shipman & Goodwin’s Brenda Eckert explore immigration’s role in helping fill the state’s 110,000-plus job openings.

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The event is made possible through the generous support of KeyBank with additional support from Ernst & Young.