Economic Outlook Seminar

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Name: Economic Outlook Seminar
Date: October 1, 2019
Time: 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM CDT
Registration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.
Event Description:
Mark your calendar for the first Tuesday in October for the 2019 South Dakota Chamber Economic Outlook Seminar. 

We will highlight the "Past, Present and Future" of Smithfield Foods in Sioux Falls.  The CEO and executive team will be present.

Jodi Schwan, SiouxFalls.Business, will serve as moderator and will present the results of her quarterly business survey.

The highlighted business segment will include a presentation by Smithfield Foods, Inc. President and CEO Ken Sullivan.  Sullivan will focus on the present day facts of the Smithfield operation, followed by a panel discussion of the past and future of the company in Sioux Falls.  Members of the panel will be:  Sullivan, President and CEO and Mark Wiggs, Plant Manager, Sioux Falls.
We are pleased to announce that Governor Kristi Noem will address the audience prior to the Smithfield presentation and will introduce Mr. Sullivan.
The annual seminar will also feature economic speaker Joseph Santos, Ph.D., Dykhouse Scholar in Money, Banking and Regulation and Coordinator of Graduate Studies, Ness School of Management and Economics, South Dakota State University.  Dr. Santos will talk about the South Dakota economy and the impact of tariffs.  

Event Sponsors:
The Country Club of Sioux Falls
3400 W 22nd Street
Date/Time Information:

Tuesday, October 1, 2019

3 - 4 PM  Registration and Reception
4 - 6 PM  Program
- CEO Questionnaire Results - Jodi Schwan, SiouxFalls.Business
- The State of the Economy and the impact of tariffs - Dr. Joe Santos, SDSU
- Smithfield Foods, Inc. in Sioux Falls featuring Ken Sullivan, President and CEO
- Smithfield Foods panel

This event is sponsored by:
  • Avera Health
  • First PREMIER Bank/PREMIER Bankcard
  • Sanford Health
  • MidAmerican Energy
  • Augustana University
  • Malloy Electric
  • NorthWestern Energy
  • South Dakota State University
  • Xcel Energy
Contact Information:
Mary Anne Boyd, VP Program Services
$50 per person
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