Ames EDC

Ames Chamber of Commerce to host annual Economic Outlook Breakfast on November 20

November 6, 2018

Ames, IAThe Ames Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Economic Outlook Breakfast on Tuesday, November 20. Dr. Peter F. Orazem, Iowa State University Professor of Economics, will keynote this year’s event.

Debi Durham, Director of the Iowa Economic Development Authority, was previously announced as the speaker for this event. Due to an unavoidable conflict, Director Durham is unable to present and Dr. Orazem has graciously stepped into this role.

Dr. Orazem is a familiar face to the Ames Chamber community, having headlined this event since 2015. With his unique blend of economics and commentary, Dr. Orazem will highlight economic opportunities, challenges and trends that affect the Ames and Story County business community.

The Economic Outlook Breakfast is presented by South Story Bank & Trust and will be held Thursday, November 20 from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. at the Gateway Hotel and Conference Center (2100 Green Hills Drive, Ames).

Tickets are $25 for Chamber members or $200 for a table of 10. Non-members may attend with a $35 per person fee. Employees of members qualify for the member discount. Members are asked to log in to their Member Portal on to register.

For more information or to purchase tickets, call 515-232-2310 or visit


For More Information:

Sarah Buss | Director, Events and Sponsorship | 515-232-2310 |

Andrea Hammes Dodge | Vice President | 515-232-2310 |

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