Thomas L. Friedman coming to EDPA Innovation Conference

Thomas L. Friedman coming to Birmingham
Keynote speaker, Thomas L. Friedman via EDPA

For the past six years, the Economic Development Partnership of Alabama has hosted an Innovation Conference to celebrate innovation, entrepreneurs, and startups in our state. However, this year they are taking it up a notch.

In fact, the keynote speaker, Thomas L. Friedman, is a Pulitzer Prize winner, New York Times columnist, and best-selling author.

Mark your calendars for Wednesday, August 23rd. Taking place at the Alabama Theatre, Imerge is an event you do not want to miss.

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UAB’s Ray Watts Re-elected BBA Chairman for 2017

Today, the board and officers were announced for the Birmingham Business Alliance (BBA).

Dr. Ray Watts, president of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been re-elected as the 2017 Chairman of the Board. This will be Watts second consecutive year as the chairman.

Ray Watts, UAB, BBA
Dr. Ray Watts, Photo credited to Birmingham Business Alliance

“I am pleased to continue the great momentum created in the last year by serving another year as chairman,” Watts said.

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