​A pair of annual economic forecasts kick off the tech calendar in the Triangle in January. Yes, there’s much more going on than NFL football and bowl games.

First off:

14th Annual Economic Forecast Forum from the North Carolina Chamber

  • When: Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016 | Preliminary Session  – 10:30 a.m. | Lunch & Forum – Noon
  • Where: Sheraton Imperial Hotel and Conference Center | 4700 Emperor Blvd, Durham, NC 27703 | Empire Ballroom

Second:

The Greater Raleigh Chamber of Commerce 2016 Economic Forecast

  • When: Thursday, January 7th, 7:00 am to 10:00 am
  • Where: Duke Energy Performing Arts Center

Check out each organization’s websites for details.

N.C. Chamber event details:

14th Annual Economic Forecast Forum

Raleigh Chamber event details:

http://web.raleighchamber.org/events/eventdetail.aspx?EventID=1109

Also in January

Other events in January:

  • Entrepreneurs Series: Venture Outlook 2016 – Tuesday, January 19th, 8:00am to 11:45am at Brier Creek Country Club
  • Disruptive Technology & the Future of Business – Wednesday, January 20th at 8:30am at MetLife
  • Triangle Tech Breakfast – Thursday, January 21st at 8:00am at Hunt Library (NC State)
  • Startup Grind Raleigh hosts F. Scott Moody – Thursday, January 21st at 6:00pm at HQ Raleigh
  • WRAL Tech Wire: First in Flight. Jan. 26, Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 4-6 p.m. Keynote speaker: Bob Young.

For more events, visit:

http://www.innovationraleigh.com