Zebulon Next, a new economic growth conference sponsored by the Zebulon Chamber of Commerce, is set for Thursday, Oct. 6.
The breakfast event – similar to the annual economic forecast meetings once held by the Knightdale Chamber of Commerce – will run 7:45-10:30 a.m. at East Wake Academy, 400 NMC Drive, Zebulon. This year, it will focus largely on perspectives and economic outlook for Zebulon.
N.C. State University economics professor Dr. Mike Walden will serve as the keynote speaker for Zebulon Next. Others speaking are Jim Simpson, chief operating officer for the N.C. Chamber of Commerce; Adrienne Cole, executive director at Wake County Economic Development; Zebulon Town Manager Joe Moore; and three more, representing a new business, a small business and a large business in the Zebulon area.
Admission to the event is $49, or $39 for Zebulon Chamber members. To register, visit www.zebulonchamber.org or call the chamber office at 919-269-6320.