A trio of dynamic, expert speakers will highlight the Greater Phoenix Chamber of Commerce (www.phoenixchamber.com) and Cox Communications (www.cox.com) sponsored 2016 economic outlook affair on Wednesday, September 2nd from 7 to 10 a.m. at the Arizona Biltmore, the Chamber announced Monday August 10. .
One of those speakers will be David Brancaccio, host of American Pubic Media’s Marketplace Morning, who will speak about how global activities impact the Valley and Arizona’s economic future. During his lengthy career Brancaccio has examined the European markets, international relations and innovative technologies.Another speaker, Jim Huntzinger, is executive vice president and chief investment officer of Box Financial. He will talk about the national economy and his look at economic indicators. He has over 30 years of experience in the securities and investment industries. The third speaker will be veteran Arizona economist Elliott Pollack, a commercial real estate and financial expert. He brings four decades of experience. Pollack will comment on various aspects of the state’s economy and look at what the future brings.
Here are just a few questions this installment of the economic forecast will address: What challenges and opportunities await our growing economy?; Will Arizona see continued improvements in job growth, consumer spending and economic development?; What sectors are driving the nation’s economic growth?; As the nation’s economy grows will the global economy follow?; How are our key trading partners helping stimulate growth?; Are political and social instability the top global risks to economic growth?; How do fiscal crises in key world economies affect national and global economies?
Cox will showcase its mobile technologies by performing a Cox media mobile survey where 2016 event attendees can weigh in on predications for the coming year and may share their thoughts via text messages on local industry growth, national policy and local industry growth. “Since 1982 the Chamber has hosted this annual event to bring the community together for a greater understanding of challenges and opportunities that lie ahead so we can be prepared for success as we head into the new year,” states Chamber president and CEO, Todd Sanders.
Registration for this must attend event closes Wednesday, August 26 at 5 p.m. You may register online at www.phoenixchamber.com/eo2016.