LAS VEGAS, July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Economic Club of Las Vegas (ECLV) announced that William Strauss, Senior Economist at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago is speaking to the group on Wednesday, August 5 at Caesars Palace in the Emperors Ballroom at 5 p.m. Tickets to attend the event are $50 and can be purchased online at http://econclublv.org/events. Reservations include cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.
"The Club is excited to welcome William Strauss to Southern Nevada along with his unique insights and analysis of the global manufacturing sector," said Dr. Stephen Miller, Chairman of the ECLV Board of Directors.
Strauss' presentation to the ECLV will focus on the long-term trends in the manufacturing sector. He will also analyze trade patterns and present information that promises to challenge the current thinking for the global manufacturing sector.
At the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Strauss' responsibilities include analyzing the current performance of both the Midwest economy and the manufacturing sector for use in monetary policy. He produces the monthly Chicago Fed Midwest Manufacturing Index and organizes the Bank's Economic Outlook Symposium and Automotive Outlook Symposium.
About The Economic Club of Las Vegas
The Economic Club of Las Vegas is a non-profit, non-partisan organization designed to provide an independent forum for national economic discussion and global policy debate. The Club features a prominent Board of Directors consisting of regional and national business leaders. More information about the Club can be found at: www.econclublv.org
Future Speaking Event dates and topics in 2015 include:
Sept. 15, 2015: Dinner and Discussion on Leadership and Public Policy with General Wesley Clark, former Democratic Candidate for President.
Oct. 8, 2015: Dinner and Discussion on Economics with Ellen Hughes-Cromwick, former Global Economist at Ford Motor Company.
SOURCE The Economic Club of Las Vegas (ECLV)