Gannon University's Center for Business Ingenuity
The Small Business Development Center and Gannon University are teaming up to present
an Economic Summit on Tuesday, November 5, from 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Center for Business
Ingenuity, 900 State Street, Erie, PA. The Summit will provide a snapshot of the local, regional and
national economies presented by Kenneth Louie, Ph.D., Director, Economic Research Institute of Erie,
Kim Thomas, Director, NW Regional Office, PA Department of Community & Economic Development
and Mekael Teshome, Vice President and Senior Regional Officer, Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.
There will also be two breakout session on the impact of interest rates on business financing and an
entrepreneurial perspective panel discussion. In addition, there will be an expo featuring resources
available to our business community.
A continental breakfast and lunch are included. There is no cost to attend thanks to the financial support
of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Engage! program. Registration is required and is online at