North County Economic Summit Slated for March 2, 2016

Event to feature 2016 National, State and North San Diego regional economies forecasts

Feb 02, 2016, 11:05 ET from San Diego North Economic Development Council

SAN MARCOS, Calif., Feb. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 3rd annual North County Economic Summit will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 from 7:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. (Networking begins at 7 a.m.) at the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa in Carlsbad.  Wells Fargo Managing Director and Senior Economist Mark Vitner will present a forecast on the national, state and regional data trends.  BW Research President Josh Williams will provide the 2016 North County Prospects Report, a comprehensive analysis of the region's economy and how it has changed and evolved the past year – and what that means for the region's future. 

North County Economic Development Corporation (NCEDC) is hosting the Summit, in partnership with presenting sponsor, Wells Fargo.  In addition, the program will feature a panel discussion on "The Quality of Life Equation for North County: Work, Housing & Transportation that will discuss new ideas and strategies for continuing to improve North County's quality of life for residents, businesses, and even our visitors from outside the region.  The panel will also examine the increasingly complex relationship between employment, housing and transportation in the region—the current status and where we can move it into the future. 

The distinguished panel, moderated by George Chamberlin, business editor and host of "Money in the Morning" on KOGO Radio and Money Advisor for NBC 7 News, both in San Diego, will include:

  • Matthew Tucker, executive director, North County Transit District (NCTD);
  • John Seymour, vice president; National Community Renaissance;
  • Melinda Del Toro, vice president, Human Resources, ViaSat;
  • Rita Brandin, senior vice president, Newland Communities; and
  • Colin Parent, policy counsel, Circulate San Diego.

Sponsors also include:  County of San Diego Supervisor and Chairman Pro Tem Dave Roberts, Tri-City Medical Center and ViaSat.   Tickets are $95, and include breakfast, $60K in economic reports, exhibit booths, and a printed report summary.  For information contact or 760-510-3179.

North County Economic Development Corporation (NCEDC) is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization that works with public and private stakeholders to grow and sustain the economic base of North County and improve the quality of life in the regions's 26 cities and unincorporated areas.


SOURCE San Diego North Economic Development Council