The Wilton Chamber of Commerce presents its annual Economic Forecast Breakfast, “Eggs & the Economy,” on Thursday, Jan. 14 at Marly’s Bar & Bistro, beginning at 8 a.m.. The event is an annual look at how the financial landscape is shaping up for the coming year. Dr. Nicholas Perna, chief economist of Webster Bank, returns as this year’s keynote speaker.
Perna is a magna cum laude graduate of Boston College and holds a Ph.D in economics from MIT. His economic background includes time with General Electric, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Connecticut National Bank and the President’s Council of Economic Advisors. Pena has served on the faculties of Williams College and NYU’s Stern School of Business, and he currently teaches a course on the U.S. banking systems at Yale and is a visiting scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston. In 2002, he assumed his current position as economic advisor to Webster Financial Corporation.
Check-in begins at 7:45 a.m.. Chamber members can register for $35 per person. Future members can register for $40 per person. Reservations are required; to RSVP, visit the Chamber website. For more information, call 203.762.0567.
Chamber Business After Hours at Bankwell
Join the Wilton Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, Jan. 21, 5:30-7 p.m. at this, meet-and-greet opportunity, allowing local business leaders to network with potential partners, colleagues and friends. Chamber members and their guests can connect with each other, make valuable contacts, learn about new local business developments, and meet the Chamber’s new executive director, Debra Hanson.
Bankwell is located at 47 Old Ridgefield Rd.. The event is open to the public; event admission is $20 for members and their guests, and $25 for future members, and includes complimentary cocktails and hors d’oeuvres.
Register online at the Chamber website or pay at the door.