At the sold out 2018 Economic Outlook Forum, we were joined by President of the New Jersey Cannabis Industry Association, Hugh O’Beirne, who shared a keynote address on the national economic trends for the legalization of cannabis and anticipated economic impact on a state and local level. 

The event also featured a distinguished panel  of industry experts experts that discussed disruptive and emerging trends that are shaping the future of our business climate.  Topics included state and regional economic trends, challenges and opportunities, advancement in infrastructure, meeting and convention development and an update on sports gaming.  The moderator for the panel was Brandon Kaletkowski, Vice President and Wealth Advisor within the Trust & Wealth Management Department of OceanFirst Bank.


Oliver Cooke, Ph. D:  Associate Professor of Stockton University 
Michael Durette, EVP, Director of Banking Institutions and Portfolio Manager for Addison Capital
Ranjana Madhusudhan, Ph.D.:  Chief Economist for the Office of Revenue & Economic Analysis for the New Jersey Department of Treasury
Jim Wood, Chief Executive Officer of Meet AC
James Plousis, Chairman of the Casino Control Commission
Tim Kroll, I.A.P, Atlantic City International Airport Director

Thank you to the event’s sponsors, OceanFirst Bank, Cooper Levenson Attorneys at Law, Stockton University, and Townsquare Media.  The Greater Atlantic City Chamber is grateful for their support as we continue to offer our members free events that provide insight to the regions business environment.