ESU Welcomed Monroe County Businesses to Annual Economic Outlook Summit

Ashley Putnam

Posted by: Elizabeth Richardson on September 6, 2019, No Comments

In collaboration with East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (ESU), business representatives of Monroe County met at ESU’s Mattioli Recreation Center for the seventh annual Economic Outlook Summit on September 6, 2019.

The theme for this year’s Summit was “Monroe County: Why do we live here?”

The program featured a keynote address by Ashley Putnam, director of the Economic Growth and Mobility Project (EGMP), a strategic initiative of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia dedicated to promoting equal access to economic opportunity.

The Economic Outlook Summit provided updates on the Monroe 2030 Action Team Work Plan and the sixth annual Monroe County Economic Scorecard which focused on economic indicators that attract residents and influence development in Monroe County, including: earnings, business climate, employment, healthcare, education and housing.

The 2019 Economic Outlook Summit ended with the announcement of a new initiative called #PoconoProud.

The campaign aims to excite people who live, learn, work and play in the Poconos.