NPR Presents

America’s Economic Map

In fall 2015, NPR will launch a live-event series featuring conversations on the underlying dynamics facing the U.S. economy.

The event series will be looking at different parts of the country and how they are expressing themselves economically, through discussions powered by thought leaders and everyday Americans. Events will be emceed by Neal Carruth, Supervising Senior Editor of NPR’s Business Desk and will feature NPR hosts and talent.

Nationwide Event Activation

America’s Economic Map will feature up to six live events with potential for live video webcast. Event locations may include:

  • Dallas, TX
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Atlanta, GA
  • Nashville, TN
  • New York, NY
  • Seattle, WA

Current and Relevant Topics

Events will be centered around themes such as:


Energy Boom
Automation & Resurgence in American Manufacturing
Careers of the future
The role of globalization in the U.S. Economy

Sponsorship Opportunities

America’s Economic Map presents sponsors with the opportunity for integrated recognition on the ground at live events and across platforms. Elements include:

  • Prominent on-site recognition and VIP extensions
  • Custom video content and event series highlight video reel 
  • Recognition in event promotion, including opportunities with local partner station 
  • On-air recognition in NPR newsmagazines 



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