SB2: State of the Regional Economy Symposium invites community business leaders to capture the trends within the regional economy. The panel discussion features experts who share insight from the hospitality, healthcare, education, entrepreneurship and economic development sectors. The Localpreneur of the Year Awards program will announce and recognize winners of this annual competition. SB2 is a community and business initiative produced by SRQ Magazine featuring a series of collaborative luncheons, modified oxford style debates and powerful parleys on key regional issues and topics. SB2 focuses on the collaboration between Sarasota and Bradenton and catalyzes relevant and future-focused regional dialogue on topics impacting our regional economy: from education to the environment, from economic development to philanthropy and from healthcare to tourism.