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Contact:  Suzanne S. Brown                                                                                                                                                     

Phone:  903.237.4003


State of the Economy Summit Addresses COVID & Oil/Gas Impact

Elected officials, business leaders and community leaders will come together for a panel discussion on the state of the economy in our trade area.  The pandemic has dealt a massive blow to consumer spending and GDP, and economic forecasters caution that the US economy will take some time to recover.  Area business are concerned about the short- and long-term impacts of COVID as well as the devastating price drops in the oil and gas industry.

Join us for a panel discussion led by Gregg County Judge Bill Stoudt; City of Longview City Manager, Keith Bonds; and Gregg County Appraisal District Chief Appraiser, Libby Neely, to learn more about what could be in store for the Gregg County trade area as we bring state and local leaders together to discuss the potential impact of a U-shaped recession.  The Longview Chamber of Commerce’s first annual State of the Economy Summit on Wednesday, March 24, 2021.  The summit is presented by Copeland Insurance Group and will be held at the Holiday Inn Infinity Event center from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

The event is held to provide Chamber members the opportunity to learn more about issues facing our community.  Registration is available online at  For more information contact Dave Jochum, Director of Business and Membership Development,, 903.237.4023.

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The Longview Chamber of Commerce (LCC) is regarded as the leading business resource in Gregg County. We are a member-driven organization that regularly assesses the needs of local business owners and executives. Our programs, products and events are created to deliver the strategic business solutions our members need.  Our mission is to engage in and promote projects that have a positive impact on the Longview Trade Area

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