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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12, 2007
Media Advisory — 4 Million Businesses Nationwide Receive 2007 Economic Census
The U.S. Census Bureau will hold an audio news conference to kick off the 2007 Economic Census. More than 4 million businesses will receive a 2007 Economic Census form in the mail this month.
Monday, Dec. 17, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. (EST)
Cynthia A. Glassman, under secretary for economic affairs, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce
Thomas L. Mesenbourg, associate director for economic programs, US. Census Bureau
J. Steven Landefeld, director, U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis,
Martin A. Regalia, vice president for economic and tax policy and chief economist, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
B. Hudson Riehle, senior vice president, research and information services, National Restaurant Association
Audio news conference
(You will also be asked for your name and affiliation.)
Media planning on participating in the audio news conference are asked to please RSVP to 301-763-3030 by 9 a.m., Dec. 17.
The 2007 Economic Census forms will be mailed to more than 4 million businesses the week of Dec. 17, 2007. The Economic Census provides encyclopedic information about the U.S. economy, including information on 1,000 industries, as well as local-level data. It is important that businesses complete and return their forms by Feb. 12, 2008. Businesses that receive an economic census form are required by law to complete and return it.