January 2022

The State of Massachusetts Business Address

January 21st, 2022 7:30am-9:00am

Where does the Massachusetts economy go now, almost two years into an unprecedented public health crisis that has scrambled the job market, disrupted global supply chains, and redefined the very nature of work?

Join us for the 2022 Annual State of Massachusetts Business Address delivered by AIM President and CEO, John Regan. He will discuss the challenges and opportunities employers face at the dawn of a new year including remarks on the roles innovation and diversity play in economic recovery. Register Here.

You may view the 2021 State of Massachusetts Business address here.

What to Expect

Hot Topic Rooms

Choose a hot topic room at our 2022 State of Massachusetts Business Address and converse with AIM experts, members, and attendees on matters involving diversity, equity and inclusion, economic recovery, and innovation.

About John Regan

John Regan became President and Chief Executive Officer of Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) in May 2019 after leading the organization’s government affairs operation for 18 years. Before joining AIM, John served as EVP for Operations at MassDevelopment, the state’s economic development agency, where he interacted with many AIM members on specific projects. John is a member of the Workers Compensation Advisory Committee and the Rating and Inspection Bureau.

Keynote Panel

Laura Teicher, Executive Director of FORGE will moderate keynote speakers Ezequiel Montemayor, CEO at Harbar Tortilla, Sarah Locke-Henderson, Public Policy at DoorDash, and Kumble Subbaswamy, Chancellor at UMASS as they react to the themes of the State of Massachusetts Business Address and also outline their own views about what lies ahead for 2022.

"We fiercely advocate for a positive public policy change that creates economic opportunity. We empower businesses with the information, tools, and resources needed to successfully navigate a fast-paced complex business world."

— Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM)

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