Published on December 20, 2023 by Scarlet Thompson  
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The Birmingham Business Journal, in partnership with Samford University, will host a 2024 Economic Forecast panel on Friday, January 12, at the Harbert Center in Birmingham.  The event will have various business experts discussing what’s ahead financially for the new year.

Samford has been a long-time sponsor and host of the event.  This year’s session will feature Samford University Vice President of Advancement and Marketing and Professor of Marketing Dr. Betsy Bugg Holloway as moderator, and Brock School of Business Associate Dean Dr. Jeremy Thornton as a panelist. Other panelists include former Alabama Secretary of Commerce Greg Canfield and Anoop Mishra, Vice President/Regional Executive for the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.

The event starts at 7:30am with a breakfast, followed by the program that includes the panel.  Registration details can be found online.  Samford students will receive free admittance to the event, with details coming out via email early next year.

Samford is a leading Christian university offering undergraduate programs grounded in the liberal arts with an array of nationally recognized graduate and professional schools. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th-oldest institution of higher learning in the United States. Samford enrolls 5,791 students from 49 states, Puerto Rico and 16 countries in its 10 academic schools: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy and public health. Samford fields 17 athletic teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference and ranks 6th nationally for its Graduation Success Rate among all NCAA Division I schools.