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Thursday, January 18, 2018 
Doors open at 6:30 AM
Program: 7:00 AM to 9:30 AM PST

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The Hilton Vancouver
301 W. 6th Street
Vancouver, WA 98660  

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Please join us for the 2018 Economic Forecast Breakfast presented by Riverview Community Bank and The Columbian with support from The Management Group, BergerABAM, and PeaceHealth.

Thursday, January 18, 2018, Hilton Vancouver
Doors open at 6:30 a.m. Program begins  at 7 a.m. 

The 32nd annual Columbian Economic Forecast Breakfast will feature panelists talking about the hottest top of conversation in the workplace and outside of it: The "Internet of Things" (IoT). They'll explore how, simply put, the new rule for the future is going to be anything that can be connected, will be connected.


Aaron Holm, Blokable Inc.

Andy Lowery, RealWear

Dorota Shortell, Simplextity Product Development

Kevin Getch, Webfor

Moderator: Mei Wu, SmartRG, Inc.

Scott Bailey, Regional Economist for SW Washington

(Entire program will be presented in Heritage Ballroom.)

CVTV video recording, sponsored by PeaceHealth, will be available after the event on


Tickets are $55 and include a sit-down breakfast, keynote and panel presentation. The first 50 Students to register are free, sponsored by BergerABAM. To reserve free student admission, please call

Reserve your seat or table (of 10) before 
January 15, 2018.

Advanced Registrations Required.
Tickets will not be available at the door.

For questions, please contact The Columbian at 

We look forward to seeing you!


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