Wichita Area Outlook Team (WAOT)
Facilitated by the Center for Economic Development and Business Research
W. Frank Barton School of Business, Wichita State University
Purpose: The purpose of the Wichita Area Outlook Team is to provide a forum for collecting, exchanging and reporting business and industry information. The information content and presentation is designed to improve planning, forecasting and business effectiveness of members and their constituents. The primary focus of the team is identifying events and trends that affect the Wichita metropolitan area economy. Towards that end, the following will occur.
Outcome: The Center for Economic Development and Business Research will release periodic reports highlighting major economic trends and forecasts in the Wichita metropolitan area based on information gathered from informal surveys of team members and based on community service research projects conducted by CEDBR with advisement and input from the WAOT.
Membership: The WAOT team will consist of 40 to 50 members selected by the CEDBR from business, industry, government and education. Membership selection is designed to be broadly representative of the Wichita economy.
Responsibility of Members:
Benefits of Membership: