Panel of Chief Economists to Give 2016 Global Economic View to The Economic Club of Las Vegas at December 8th Event

Dec 02, 2015, 14:37 ET from The Economic Club of Las Vegas (ECLV)

LAS VEGAS, Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Economic Club of Las Vegas, a nationally renowned platform for economic discussion and debate, has announced it will host three leading national Chief Economists in Las Vegas on Tuesday, December 8th, 2015 at Rio All Suite Hotel & Casino. The "2016 Global Economic Outlook" panel will provide a 2015 real estate, domestic and international economic review with a global outlook to 2016. The event is sponsored by AlphaVu.

The event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m. and the cost is $50 per person. Cocktails and light hors d'oeuvres will be served. For more information and to register, visit

The distinguished speakers' panel includes three former presidents of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE):

  • Ken Simonson, Chief Economist for the Associated General Contractors of America. Previously, Simonson was senior economic advisor in the U.S. Small Business Administration's Office of Advocacy. Simonson also worked with the President's Commission on Industrial Competitiveness, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Federal Home Loan Bank Board.
  • Lynn Reaser, Ph.d., Chief Economist at Point Loma Nazarene University. Reaser is also the chief economist of the Council of Economic Advisors for California State Controller John Chiang. She previously served as chief economist for the Bank of America Investment Strategies Group.
  • John Silvia, Ph.d., Chief Economist of Wells Fargo, is consistently ranked as one of our country's top economic forecasters, and has served as an advisor to the Federal Reserve Banks of Chicago, Philadelphia and Cleveland. Previously, he was chief economist for the U.S. Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.

"This is a unique opportunity for the Southern Nevada business community to get a preview of future global economic trends from an all-star panel of Chief Economists," said Eric Hession, ECLV Board Member and CFO of Caesars Entertainment Corp.

About the Economic Club of Las Vegas
The Economic Club of Las Vegas,a non-profit 501(c)(6), non-partisan organization, provides an independent forum for national and international economic discussion and intellectual debate. The Club brings national speakers to Las Vegas to share their perspectives and ideas about economic and/or political conditions in the United States and the world.


SOURCE The Economic Club of Las Vegas (ECLV)