FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) – The 24th annual Business Forecast Luncheon was held at the John Q Hammons Center in Rogers on Friday.

The sold out event focused on current trends in the U.S. and how the local, state and regional economy will change.
    
Mervin Jebaraj with the Center for Business and Economic Research said the outlook of the state is a good one.

Financial innovator Michael Milken gave the keynote speech at the luncheon.
    
He spoke about rebuilding the American dream and took questions from the audience about his institute’s goals for the year.