Employment in Kansas’ construction sector declined by approximately 1,000 jobs in 2017 to 60,200 after five years of employment increases from 2011 to 2016. The decline affected all of the major construction subsectors, with the largest job loss in building construction. Even after adding more than 8,000 jobs from 2011 to 2016, the sector remains below its 2007 peak of 65,800 jobs. Building equipment contractors were the single largest subsector in Kansas in 2017, employing 18,000 workers, and also the fastest growing since 2011, adding approximately 3,000 jobs through 2016. Heavy and civil engineering construction began to decline earlier than the other construction subsectors, suffering employment losses every year since 2014.

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The novel coronavirus has created a long-shadow of uncertainty. Join over 750 business and community leaders either by webcast or in person to gain insight on how to plan for growth into 2021.

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41st ANNUAL KANSAS
ECONOMIC OUTLOOK CONFERENCE

Thursday, October 8, 2020 
from 7:30-11:30 AM


Century II Convention Center

225 W Douglas Ave, Wichita, KS 67202


("Early Bird" networking at 6:45 AM and breakfast served at 7:30 AM)

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NATIONAL ECONOMY

ESTHER GEORGE

President/CEO
Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
STATE AND LOCAL EMPLOYMENT FORECAST

JEREMY HILL

Director
Center for Economic Development and Business Research
Wichita State University
HEALTHCARE

ROBERT ST. PETER

President/CEO
Kansas Health Institute
SMALL BUSINESS ECONOMIC UPDATE

PATRICK DELEHANTY

Director of Economic Research
U.S. Small Business Adminstration Office of Advocacy
 
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