3/26/20: STATE TO HOST WEBINAR TODAY, 10 a.m.-11 a.m., ON TOURISM, ECONOMY DURING COVID-19 OUTBREAK

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A test kit for COVID-19 prepared by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (photo courtesy of CDC)

N.C. government officials and tourism-related industry group leaders will host a webinar today, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., to inform businesses on the latest news and resources pertinent to the travel and tourism, hotel, and restaurant industries during the COVID-19 emergency.

The topics and speakers include:

*Overview of the N.C. economy, by N.C. Secretary of Commerce Anthony Copeland;

*State of the N.C. tourism industry, by Wit Tuttell, an executive with the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina;

*Rules and regulations regarding restaurants and lodging, by Lynn Minges, president and CEO of the N.C. Restaurant and Lodging Assn.;

*Financial assistance available for N.C. businesses, by John Loyack, also with the EDPNC;

*Unemployment and re-employment news for N.C., by Secretary Copeland.

To register for the webinar, go to: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/2288937324203932173

 

Ann G. Sjoerdsma, 3/26/20

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