IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Irvine Business Outlook, an Irvine Chamber of Commerce event held in partnership with the UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business, will take place at the Irvine Marriott on Thursday, January 19, 2012. The economic forecast event will provide executives an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge and up-to-date economic information as they plan for 2012. Wells Fargo returns as Presenting Sponsor of the event for the second consecutive year.
"We are extremely honored to have Wells Fargo return as the Presenting Sponsor of Business Outlook," says Tallia Hart, President and CEO of the Irvine Chamber of Commerce. "Their support and partnership in the community plays an invaluable role in the success of the Irvine Chamber and our events."
The Irvine Business Outlook is the largest annual gathering of business executives in Orange County. The event will feature keynote speakers Dean Andy Policano of the UC Irvine Paul Merage School of Business and Former Governor of Michigan Jennifer Granholm.
"As America's number one small business lender, Wells Fargo is proud to support the Irvine Chamber of Commerce and their efforts to help businesses – large and small – prepare for the upcoming year," said Ben Alvarado, president of Wells Fargo's Orange County Coastal Community Bank. "We understand that the success of business owners is crucial to rebuilding our economy and we want to partner with local businesses to become financially successful and access the resources and information they need."
More than 800 local business leaders are expected to attend and learn about the economic forecast for 2012. For more information and to register, visit www.irvinebusinessoutlook.com or call (949) 660-9112.
About the Irvine Chamber of Commerce
The Irvine Chamber of Commerce is one of the most influential Chamber's in Orange County representing hundreds of local businesses. The ICC's mission is to promote an economic climate that strengthens the competitiveness of local businesses, while offering members a wide range of benefits, services, programs and information. The ICC is one of only 250 Chamber's in the U.S. who meet the requirements for accreditation by the U.S. Chamber. For more information, please call 949-660-9112, or visit www.irvinechamber.com.
About Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo & Company is a nationwide, diversified, community-based financial services company with $1.3 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852 and headquartered in San Francisco, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 stores, 12,000 ATMs, the Internet (wellsfargo.com and wachovia.com), and other distribution channels across North America and internationally. With more than 270,000 team members, Wells Fargo serves one in three households in America. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 23 on Fortune's 2011 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo's vision is to satisfy all our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially.
SOURCE Irvine Chamber of Commerce