On January 13 and January 20, the Philadelphia Business Journal held its 2022 Economic Forecast. Sponsored by GBCA and GBCA member EBA: Employing Bricklayers Association, the events featured keynotes from Philadelphia Federal Reserve Bank President Patrick Harker and PA Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Jennifer Berrier.
Patrick Harker spoke about the Philadelphia Region’s overall economic status, including the region’s growth in the life sciences and labor force issues.
In the State of the Industrial Power Interview, Ward Fitzgerald, CEO of EQT Exetor, addressed whether Philadelphia region’s economic momentum will continue.
The second day began with an address from PA Department of Labor and Industry Secretary Jennifer Berrier, who spoke about issues including PA’s labor shortages and state-wide policy initiatives.
The second day then continued with an interview and panel discussion.