Economic Summit

2018 Economic Summit

The 2018 Economic Summit was held on April 12, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn. 

From left to right:  Bob Peele, Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce Board Chair, Governor Roy Cooper, Fletcher Willey, Linda Willey (The Willey Agency) and David McGlaughon (Towne Bank)

Governor Roy Cooper was the keynote speaker. Governor Cooper reiterated his support of No Drill on the Outer Banks as well as spoke about his desire to improve education in North Carolina and improve North Carolina’s response to the opioid epidemic.

Following the governor, Jerry Jennings, Division 1 Engineer for the NC Department of Transportation provided an update on the Bonner Bridge, Mid Currituck Bridge, and the Jug Handle Bridge in Hatteras. See his presentation here.


Economic Development Reports:

Dare County

Currituck County

Hyde County


Sponsored by The Willey Agency and Towne Bank



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