business conferenceColumbia College is pleased to host the annual Economic Outlook Conference on Jan. 28, sponsored by Williams-Keepers, LLC. The conference, which is open to the local business community, will feature Elliot Eisenberg, a highly regarded economist and public speaker. Eisenberg specializes in taking complex economic concepts and making them fun, relevant and educational.

Karen Buschmann, vice president of communication for the Missouri Chamber of Commerce and Industry, will share insights on Missouri’s economy, looking at research from over 1,000 Missouri business leaders.

The event also will feature David Lile of KFRU interviewing Stacey Button, the executive director of Columbia Regional Economic Development, Inc. Tickets are $45, and space is limited to the first 125 registrants. Register at: