LAS VEGAS, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Economic Club of Las Vegas, a nationally renowned platform for economic discussion and debate, has announced it will host a panel of Chief Economists in Las Vegas on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 at Caesars Palace. The Panel will discuss their economic outlook for 2018.
The event will take place from 5 p.m. 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 www.econclublv.org/events.
The speakers' panel includes three distinguished economists:
- John Silvia, Ph.D., is the Chief Economist of Wells Fargo. Dr. Silvia has been Chief Economist of Wells Fargo/Wachovia since 2002. Previously, he served the US Senate in various capacities and is the current President of the National Association for Business Economics (NABE).
- Beth Ann Bovino, Ph.D., is the U.S. Chief Economist at Standard & Poor's Ratings Services and is responsible for S&P's US economic forecasts. The Wall Street Journal recognized Beth Ann as the most accurate forecaster of the US economy in 2013. Before joining S&P in 2004, Beth Ann worked at Sungard, UBS Warburg and the Federal Reserve.
- Kenneth D. Simonson has been the Chief Economist of the Associated General Contractors of America since 2001. In the past, Mr. Simonson has served as President of the National Association for Business Economics (2012-13) and is currently an appointed member of the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Data Users Advisory Committee.
"It's rare to see a panel of this caliber in Las Vegas or anywhere else. These experts should offer a significant opportunity for interaction with our audience," said Ken Heck, Economic Club President, and President of Heck Wealth Management.
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