The Edmond Economic Development Authority (EEDA) will host the 2018 Edmond Economic Preview, sponsored by First Fidelity Bank, Thursday, Feb. 8 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Edmond Conference Center, 2833 Conference Drive, located at the Hilton Garden Inn on the northwest corner of Interstate 35 and Covell Road. The event will include networking, featured speakers and lunch.

“We have held our annual event in some form for more than twenty years and we are excited to host our first in the new Edmond Conference Center,” said Janet Yowell, executive director of the EEDA. “We will present the quality information and insights our attendees have come to expect as well as provide the opportunity to experience this new venue.”

Yowell will kick off the event with an Edmond update, including insight into the latest Edmond developments. 

Treasurer Ken Miller, Ph.D., will then present the Oklahoma Economic Report with an overview of current economic conditions, projections for the upcoming year, the status of core services funding and ideas for improvement.

The 2018 event marks the eleventh year of First Fidelity Bank’s sponsorship of EEDA events.

“The Economic Preview is always a valuable event, and this year will be no different,” said James Boggs, Edmond Market President for First Fidelity Bank. “First Fidelity is proud to support the EEDA and the Edmond business community.”

Attendees will receive access to reports that discuss trends and projections in the retail, office, residential and multi-family real estate markets; an Edmond demographic overview; city of Edmond information; and profiles from Edmond Public Schools, University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma Christian University and Francis Tuttle Technology Center.

Registration and lunch will begin at 11:30 a.m. and the program will start promptly at 12 p.m.

Cost is $30 until Thursday, Feb. 1. After this date, registration will increase to $40. Cancellations must be received by Thursday, Feb. 1.

To register, visit or call (405) 340-0116.

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