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2019 Economic Impact Awards Finalists Reception

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Companies from across the state selected as finalists, recognized for their economic contributions to the state in terms of jobs added, facility investment, facility expansion, and community involvement, will gather to compete at a pitch session for the Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards, conferred annually by MassEcon. The winners will be recognized at the Sixteenth Annual Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards Luncheon on November 26th.


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Event Schedule

This event is open to sponsors, judges, and finalists only.

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. | Private Judging Sessions
5:00 – 6:30 p.m. | Finalists Reception

Featured Speaker

MassDevelopment President and CEO
Lauren Liss

Lauren A. Liss has served as MassDevelopment’s President and CEO since September 2017. Liss has extensive experience in both public and private sectors, holding leadership positions at state agencies and in the legal field. As MassDEP Commissioner beginning in 1999, Liss oversaw the development, implementation, and enforcement of air, water, waste, and site cleanup policy for the Commonwealth. At DEP, she managed a $110 million annual budget and a staff of 1,100. Prior to MassDEP, Liss had worked for the Commonwealth at the Executive Office of Transportation and Construction from 1997 to 1999. Most recently, at Rubin and Rudman, which she joined as a partner in 2003, Liss represented clients including large public corporations, higher-education institutions, and developers. Her areas of expertise include land use, transportation, and administrative law. She is a member of the MassEcon Board of Directors. A graduate of Bryn Mawr College and the Boston University School of Law, Liss resides in Gloucester.


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September 19
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm