The Young Professionals of Rochester announce 2010 Economic Update and Forecast Event

Rochester area residents and young professionals are invited to an event at the Rochester Hills Public Library on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 from 5:30 — 7:30 p.m. The event, a 2010 Economic Update and Forecast Panel Discussion will feature local experts discussing the 2010 economic outlook.

The event will feature local community leaders as they discuss the Michigan and Rochester area economies and what is being done to retain and attract young talent and businesses. Expected guest panelists include Dr. David Spencer the Executive Director of the Oakland University SmartZone Business INCubator, Nicholas Banda, Director of Economic and Community Development for the City of Rochester, and Dan Casey, Manager of Economic Development for the City of Rochester Hills.

The 2010 Economic Update and Forecast Panel Discussion will take place on Wednesday, November 11, 2009 from 5:30 — 7:30 p.m. at the Rochester Hills Public Library is located at 500 Olde Towne Road in downtown Rochester. There is no charge to attend the event. Seating is limited. Reservations can be made by calling 248-651-6700 or emailing info@rrc-mi.com.

The Young Professionals of Rochester (YPR) was formed in partnership with the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce and the Oakland University Alumni Association. YPR strives to provide leadership and mentoring opportunities by advancing professional and business development with a focus on civic, cultural, and educational interests for the benefit of Rochester, Rochester Hills, and Oakland Township

The Mission of the Rochester Regional Chamber of Commerce is to provide leadership and resources in order to advance business development in partnership with civic, cultural, and educational interests for the benefit of its members and the community. Founded in 1955, the RRCC is the principal voice of the Rochester business community, focused on fostering a favorable climate and promoting orderly and progressive development for this region.

Celebrating 50 years of innovation and opportunity, Oakland University is recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as one of the nation’s 82 doctoral/research universities. The university is dedicated to delivering a distinctive undergraduate experience complemented by the strength of its graduate offerings and research accomplishments. Oakland offers 115 bachelor’s degree programs and 90 graduate degree and certificate programs.