State of the Northern New England Economy Address

    September 15, 2020
    2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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    Zoom Virtual Platform


    Northern New England and our country as a whole are entering unprecedented economic territory as impacts from COVID-19 continue to affect employment, consumer spending, trading, and availability of goods. Firms in the A/E/C industry are in the process of responding to the current recession and preparing for future economic fluctuation. How is the general economy in Northern New England faring and which markets will be most affected by the economic downturn? Which of our clients are best positioned to remain stable and continue capital project spending through 2021? Join us for a presentation from Amanda Rector, Maine State Economist, where these questions and other economic trends will be discussed.

    About Amanda Rector, Maine State Economist
    Amanda Rector is the State Economist for Maine. In this capacity, she conducts ongoing analysis of Maine's economic and demographic conditions to help inform policy decisions. Amanda is a member of the State of Maine’s Revenue Forecasting Committee and serves as the Governor’s liaison to the U. S. Census Bureau. She started working for the state in 2004 and has been State Economist since 2011. She earned a BA in Economics from Wellesley College and her Master's in Public Policy and Management from the Muskie School of Public Service at the University of Southern Maine. Amanda is originally from mid-coast Maine and now lives in Union with her family.

    *SMPS members outside of the Northern New England chapter - please choose the option to "Continue as Guest" on the registration page. Once you do so, choose your chapter/organization and enter your member number to receive the member rate for this program.


    $20.00 SMPS NNE Member

    $20.00 SMPS Member (Outside NNE Chapter)

    $40.00 Not-Yet-a-Member