Indiana Economic Outlook

The Center for Business and Economic Research invites you to the annual Indiana Economic Outlook event, presented by First Merchants.

Monday, December 5, 2016  •  7:30 a.m.–9:00 a.m.  •  forecasting breakfast
Horizon Convention Center  •  401 S. High St., Muncie, IN 47305

  • Welcome and breakfast with Roundtable Chair Richard Gill 
  • 2017 economic forecast by CBER Director Michael J. Hicks (forecast for USA, Indiana, and east central region) 
  • Keynote presentation by US Senator Joe Donnelly
  • Audience Q&A with presenters


$25 per person, $200 per table of 8

Online registration and payment are required in advance. Registration posted in November. No payment will be accepted at the door. Price includes meal and presentation.

Note: Contact Lisa Goodpaster at roundtable@bsu.edu for news media accommodations.

General Information 


The chair of the Ball State Business Roundtable opens the event and the buffet meal is served. Experts reveal their predictions for state and local business trends in the upcoming year. The keynote speaker shares insight into a specific industry or issue. A question-and-answer session concludes the program, which is scheduled to close two hours after the event.

View an archive of past Economic Outlook events, including presentation slides and handouts.


Event parking for the Horizon Convention Center is accessible via Liberty and Howard streets in downtown Muncie.

Horizon Convention Center Parking Map updated 2016


Inquiries about the Indiana Economic Outlook and opportunities for sponsorship may be directed to Lisa Goodpaster at roundtable@bsu.edu.

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Center for Business and Economic Research
Whitinger Business Building, room 149
2000 W. University Ave.
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-5926
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