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18th Annual Tri-Cities Regional Economic Outlook | Where Industry Leaders and Business Personalities Gather in Kennewick WAThe 18th Annual Tri-Cities Regional Economic Outlook will be held on February 1, 2017. This event will run from 7:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and will take place at the Three Rivers Convention Center, at 7016 W. Grandridge Boulevard, Kennewick, WA. For more details, please visit the 2017 Tri-Cities Regional Economic Outlook page at Tri-City Development Council's website.

About the 18th Annual Tri-Cities Regional Economic Outlook
The 18th Annual Tri-Cities Regional Economic Outlook will present some local and national leaders. They will discuss the key economic matters that the Tri-Cities faces today. By joining in this event, participants get to make connections with several industry personalities. This affair will also make everyone aware of the indicators

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Economic Impact of Battelle And PNNL On The Tri-Cities Kennewick WashingtonOn Thursday, August 6 from 7:00 to 9:00 in the evening there will be a a special event at the Mid-Columbia Libraries in Kennewick, Washington - a presentation about the Economic Impact of Battelle And Pacific Northwest National Laboratory on the Tri-Cities.

More about the Event
The presentation will describe the impacts at the intersection of business, technology, job, education, culture and society. It will be presented by Gary Spanner, manager of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory’s Economic Development Office.

Since 1994 Spanner has applied the laboratory’s technological resources to expand the technology sector of the economy and create high-value jobs for the Tri-Cities, Northwest region and the nation. This is going to be an educational

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Tri City Business Leaders Foresee Continuous Growth for the RegionA couple of weeks back, more than 300 Tri Citians were present during the Tri Cities Regional Economic Outlook, and they heard some wonderful news. According to business leaders who attended the meeting, they are expecting a significant growth in tourism, health care, retail, manufacturing, and agriculture. That would mean more jobs for Tri Citians and even for people who are looking at the possibility of relocating to the Tri Cities.

Projected Growth
In 2013, newly opened restaurants, retail stores, booming car sales, and construction of new homes and medical buildings buoyed retail sales in the Tri Cities. Barbara Johnson, general manager of Columbia Center Mall, confirmed this. These industries are set for uphill climbing, along with the local job

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"Top 10 Places People are Moving To" Puts Tri Cities at Number 1
The Tri Cities, Washington is a great place to settle down and plant some roots. If you don't believe me then check out the newest "Top 10" list the Tri Cities made it on to. According to The Fiscal Times' most recent study, the Tri Cities is the number one place people are moving to. In order to see the truth behind this new study all you need to do is look around. For starters there is the decommissioned nuclear facility where tremendous amounts of effort is being put into cleaning up the site. The Tri Cities is also home to 3 hospitals, one of which, Kadlec, has been recently recognized for being the safest hospital in Washington. Over the past year the Tri Cities has made it on to

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Tri Cities WA: 13th Strongest Economy
The Tri Cities WA was recently ranked as the 13th strongest metropolitan economy. A recent report put out by Policom Corp studied 366 metropolitan areas and ranks them based on 23 distinctive economic factors over a 20 year time frame. These 23 factors include earnings, jobs, and wages in the areas of retail, farm jobs, non-farm jobs. Since 2009 the Tri Cities has been making a steady climb towards their present position of 13. In 2009 the Tri Cities was ranked 125th, in 2010 their ranking was 70th, and in 2011, 35th. The Tri Cities current placing has been accredited to having a very strong economy due to its ability to weather the recent recession.

Tri Cities Washington
The Tri Cities is located in southeastern

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When looking for a place to call home many people look for a city that is great for raising a family. Kiplinger recently released a top 10 list of the greatest American cities for raising a family. In order to make it on the list cities had to have a healthy economy, strong schools, low crime rates, job growth, vibrant local culture, and lots of parks and recreational activities. These are a lot of factors to consider when looking at so many American cities, but they did it and on that list is none other than our local Kennewick Washington.

The city of Kennewick with a population nearing 70,000 is a largely a research based economy, they were able to withstand the recession quite well with only a 6.2% unemployment rate and abounding high-tech jobs in

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