Panel brings experts to talk about economy

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Tickets are on sale for the Charleston Regional Business Journal's July 30 Power Breakfast Series, which will feature a panel of speakers offering a midyear forecast about the state and national economies.

The event will be held on Thursday, July 30, from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at Trident Technical Collegeā€™s Complex for Economic Development, at the corner of Rivers Avenue and Mabelene Road in North Charleston.

Speakers include:

  • Doug Woodward, director of Division of Research and professor of economics at the University of South Carolina Moore School of Business.
  • Donald Schunk, a research economist with the Coastal Federal Center for Economic and Community Development at Coastal Carolina University.
  • S.C. State Treasurer Converse Chellis, who was first elected to the General Assembly in 1996 and served as representative from District 94 for 11 years. In January, Chellis introduced a fiscal reform plan for S.C. state government.

Tickets are $35 for individuals or $280 for a corporate table of 10. For more information, click here, call Kathy Allen at (843) 849-3113 or send e-mail to

You can learn more on TheĀ Charleston Regional Business Journal's Web site.