The Sept. 8 Economic Vibe will look at the economic impact of the University of Southern Mississippi.
The Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce event will be at the Knight Nonprofit Center on Seaway Road in Gulfport.
Doors will open at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast and networking and the program is from 8 to 9 a.m.
Steve Miller, vice president of USM’s Gulf Park campus in Long Beach, will present findings from an economic study that shows the university’s impact on the Coast.
The event also will feature a panel of USM leadership.
Admission is $5 for members and $15 general admission.
Economic Vibe is a program presented by the Coast Chamber to educate the business community on issues affecting them in conjunction with the state of the national and local economies.