Message from CVEP
The 13th annual Greater Palm Springs Economic Summit is expecting record attendance this year. Long known as the premier business event of the year, it draws more than 800 of the region’s business, civic, and education leaders.
The Summit is hosted by the Coachella Valley Economic Partnership (CVEP) and presented by Desert Regional Medical Center and JFK Memorial Hospital. A limited number of tickets remain. Individual tickets are $110 tables of 10 are $950. Reserve tickets at cvepsummit.com or call 760-340-1575. Registration and networking begin at 8:00 am and the program begins at 9:00 am.
“The state of the current economy and the actions needed to begin preparing to transform the economy of the Coachella Valley to be competitive to a diversified knowledge based year-round economy will be discussed,” notes Joe Wallace, CEO of CVEP.
Dr. Manfred Keil, Professor at Claremont McKenna College, will deliver the Annual Economic Report and Forecast.
Manfred Keil, Ph.D., an expert in comparative economics with extensive knowledge of the Inland Empire and the Coachella Valley, will deliver the 2017 annual economic report and forecast. Dr. Keil is an associate professor of economics at Claremont McKenna College and former chairman of the faculty at the college’s Robert Day School of Economics and Finance. He specializes in banking, comparative economic performance, macroeconomics, and statistics, and his research has appeared in the Journal of Macroeconomics, Oxford Economic Papers, Southern Economic Journal, and Canadian Public Policy. Platinum sponsors are Kiner Communications, Southern California Edison and Wells Fargo. Gold sponsors are College of the Desert and Rabobank. For a full list of sponsors, visit www.cvepsummit.com.
The nonprofit Coachella Valley Economic Partnership promotes a diversified, year-round economy through business attraction, retention, and expansion, and developing a workforce aligned with the needs of business. Visit www.cvep.com or call 760-340-1575