Regional Economic Indicators Forum releases 2016 Annual Report

Date:  December 20, 2016
Media contact:  Valerie Blanchenay, VP, Marketing Director at National Bank of Commerce 715. 394.8921.


DULUTH-SUPERIOR — Updated results of a long-term economic research study of the Northland have been published today. The full 93 page report can be downloaded from the National Bank of Commerce website,

The ongoing project is a unified regional effort by economists and student researchers at College of St. Scholastica, University of Minnesota- Duluth, and UW-Superior. It is made possible through the generous support of the National Bank of Commerce and governed by an advisory committee that includes:


Save the Date: Regional Economic Indicators Forum Breakfast

Tuesday, March 28, 2017

7:00am – 9:00am DECC Lake Superior Ballroom (program starts promptly @ 7:30 am)

The REIF study focuses on economic trends in a 15-county region of Wisconsin and Minnesota. Results will continuously build a base of information and provide pertinent data that will measure the progress of the economy and spur new ideas for economic growth and prosperity. For more information, visit the Regional Economic Indicators Forum webpage.

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