Register today for the 2021 Economic Preview: Mid-Year Review

The Edmond Economic Development Authority (EEDA) will host the 2021 Economic Preview: Mid-Year Review, sponsored by First Fidelity Bank, Tuesday, Aug. 3 at 11:30 a.m. at the Edmond Conference Center, 2833 Conference Drive in Edmond. The event will feature an Edmond mid-year update, insights from expert economists, networking and lunch.

EEDA Executive Director Janet Yowell will kick off the event by providing an Edmond mid-year review and update on various development projects.

“After more than a year of taking our events virtual, we are so pleased to be back in person for the 2021 Economic Preview: Mid-Year Review,” said Yowell. “Whether virtual or in-person, EEDA events are all about providing the Edmond business community with useful and relevant information.”

Paul Hendershot and Bill Kitchens with CoStar, a leading commercial real estate information company, will then offer a data-driven approach to provide insight into economic drivers, the current state of the Edmond real estate market and what to anticipate happening for the remainder of 2021 and beyond. Hendershot is the Senior Director of Market Analytics for CoStar, overseeing the creation of compelling data and analysis to enhance the visibility and understanding of the North Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas markets. Kitchens is a Senior Market Analyst for CoStar, covering North Texas, Oklahoma and Northwest Arkansas.

First Fidelity Bank has sponsored EEDA events for more than 10 years.

“Edmond’s resilience and continued success during the pandemic is a testament to this city and First Fidelity Bank is proud to have supported the Edmond business community for many years,” said James Boggs, Edmond Market President for First Fidelity Bank. “This support includes more than a decade as the sponsor of the Preview and other EEDA events that provide valuable knowledge to our local businesses. We look forward to seeing everyone in person on August 3.”

Cost to attend is $30 until Friday, July 30. After this date, the price increase to $40. Lunch is included in the price. Cancellations must be received by Friday, July 30.

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

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