LAS VEGAS, Sept. 20, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Economic Club of Las Vegas will host two leading national economists and a renowned political journalist in Las Vegas on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016 at noon to discuss the strategic dynamics of a potential NFL sports stadium in the Las Vegas metro area. The panel will provide analysis, independent perspectives, and engage in Q&A with audience of decision makers and influencers. The forum will be held in a limited-seating venue to encourage exchange.
The forum will begin at 12 noon at the Las Vegas Country Club and lunch will be served. Due to the limiting seating available at the venue, a limited number of tickets are available at www.econclublv.org/events. Members of the media are invited to attend on a complimentary basis.
"The Club is pleased to provide a neutral forum where our panel of experts can offer independent perspectives on sports franchises and stadiums, and weigh in on the potential economic and social impact to Las Vegas and the State of Nevada," said Ned Martin, Vice-Chairman of The Economic Club of Las Vegas.
The distinguished speakers' panel includes:
- Dr. Stefan Szymanski, Co-Director in the Michigan Centre for Sport Management at the University of Michigan and formerly Professor of Economics at Cass Business School, City University, London. Stefan is recognized as one the world's leading and most influential sports economists.
- Jon Ralston, contributor to the Las Vegas ABC affiliate KTNV and a columnist for the Reno Gazette-Journal. Jon has covered politics in Nevada for 30 years, and is recognized as a foremost expert in the state.
- Dr. Robert Lang, professor in the Greenspun College of Urban Affairs, executive director of The Lincy Institute. and director of Brookings Mountain West at UNLV. Rob is a nationally recognized authority on urban growth, economic development, and population dynamics, including the interplay between politics and growth in the American West.
About the Economic Club of Las Vegas
The Economic Club of Las Vegas is a nationally respected non-profit 501(c)(6) non-partisan organization providing an independent platform for political, economic, and socially intellectual debate. The Club brings globally recognized speakers to the Las Vegas metropolitan area to share their perspectives on public policy, economics, and monetary policy. You can learn more about the Club at www.econclublv.org
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