Lake Conroe Regional Outlook canceled to incorporate discussion of coronavirus impact

The Lake Conroe Regional Outlook has been postponed. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)
The Lake Conroe Regional Outlook has been postponed. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

The Lake Conroe Regional Outlook has been postponed. (Andy Li/Community Impact Newspaper)

Updated 2:05 p.m. March 18: The Lake Conroe Region Outlook is scheduled for Nov. 6, according to a Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce newsletter.

The annual Lake Conroe Regional Outlook has been rescheduled, though a new date has not been set. The conference, which examines business trends and growth in the Lake Conroe area, was originally scheduled for April 30.

Shannan Reid, director of the Montgomery Area Chamber of Commerce, said the conference's organizers will reconvene in June in order to incorporate the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on the local businesses.


"So when we come back for the Lake Conroe Region Outlook, it is going to be more relevant than ever, because we want to specifically tell this story," Reid said.

Reid said new speakers will be added to the lineup to specifically talk about the outbreak's effects.
By Andy Li
Originally from Boone, North Carolina, Andy Li is a graduate of East Carolina University with degrees in Communication with a concentration in Journalism and Political Science. While in school, he worked as a performing arts reporter, news, arts and copy editor and a columnist at the campus newspaper, The East Carolinian. He also had the privilege to work with NPR’s Next Generation Radio, a project for student journalists exploring radio news. Moving to Houston in May 2019, he now works as the reporter for the Conroe/Montgomery edition of Community Impact Newspaper.


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