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About the Economic Outlook Conference

The Premier Business Event In The Woodlands Area

A highly anticipated conference for high-profile business leaders to gain insight and knowledge on the trajectory of our economy – and ways to prepare for the growth to come. Global, national and local speakers address attendees on the economy, trends and growth.


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Countdown to 2024 EOC



Community Update

Gil Staley, Chief Executive Officer - The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership


Economic Development Panel

State Senator Brandon Creighton, District 4

Additional Panelists TBA

Moderated by:

Angela Storseth -Vice President of Government Affairs and The Woodlands  Area Chamber of Commerce Board Member and Director, Government Relations & Public Policy at The US Oncology Network

J.J. Hollie, President and CEO - The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce  


Economic Outlook in our Region 

Patrick Jankowski, Greater Houston Partnership Chief Economist


The Woodlands 50th Fire Side Chat

Former U.S. Congressman Kevin Brady

Nelda Blair, First Chairman of The Woodlands Township Board of Directors & Owner, The Blair Law Firms

Robert Heineman, Former Vice President of Planning & Design, The Woodlands Development Company


Moderated by:

Jim Carman, Immediate Past Chairman, The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce and President,

The Houston Region at The Howard Hughes Corporation


Lunch Speaker

Former Blue Angels Boss Captain – Commander Eric “Popeye” Doyle


Why The Woodlands? / Keeping Culture Alive After Covid

Panel of Area CEO’s


Keynote Speaker - Artificial Intelligence 

Zach Kass, Head of GTM at OpenAI (Go-To-Market)

2023 Event Statistics




More than
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