The Cape Ann Chamber of Commerce will host its annual Economic Outlook Breakfast on Thursday, March 1, at the Gloucester House Restaurant, 63 Rogers Street, Gloucester. Check-in and breakfast will start at 7:30 AM and the program will begin at 8:00 AM. CLICK HERE to register.
This year the Chamber welcomes President and CEO of Gorton’s Judson Reis as keynote speaker. Judson’s timely presentation will offer an overview of Gorton’s current business after nearly 170 years here in Gloucester. He will also offer his insights on the state of the seafood industry domestically and internationally, how the industry has evolved and how Gorton’s is adapting to these changes. Mr. Reis will also give his perspective and insights on the overall economic outlook for the year ahead.
Jud Reis joined Gorton’s in 1990 as a Marketing Assistant. During his 28 year career at Gorton’s he has held a number of progressively more responsible roles within the Marketing activity including assignments in consumer marketing, trade planning, new products, and business development. In 2004, he was promoted to Vice President of Marketing, where he had overall responsibility for the Gorton’s Brand in the US and BlueWater brand in Canada. In April of 2009 he was promoted to President and CEO.
The Economic Outlook Breakfast will also feature such regular highlights as the introduction of new Chamber board members, special salutes, and the chance to connect with business colleagues and elected officials. A light breakfast at the Gloucester House Restaurant is included and the program will conclude by 9:00 AM. Tickets are $30 and may be purchased online at capeannchamber.com or by calling the Chamber office 978-283-1601.