Southwest Regional Economic Forecast

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Learn how the current economic trends and conditions will impact our regional and local economy. The 2017 Southwest Regional Economic Forecast “Business Without Boundaries” is scheduled for Thursday, June 8, 2017 from 7:30am to 10:00am at the beautiful South Coast Winery Resort & Spa. The event is presented by Temecula Valley Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Coalition and UCR School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. Join us as we take a glance at regional business and retail trends as the Temecula Valley emerges into a more mature region.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

Thornberg PhotoChristopher Thornberg, Director, UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development

Christopher Thornberg is Director and Adjunct Professor of the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development. He is also the Founding Partner of Beacon Economics LLC. and widely considered to be one of the nation’s leading economists. An expert in economic forecasting, regional economics, labor markets, economic policy, and industry and real estate analysis, he was one of the earliest and most adamant predictors of the sub-prime mortgage market collapse and of the global economic recession that followed. In 2015, Dr. Thornberg was named to California State Treasurer John Chiang’s Council of Economic Advisors. He also serves on the advisory boards of Paulson & Co. Inc., one of Wall Street’s leading hedge funds, and of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, Southern California’s largest not-for-profit business federation. Between 2008 and 2012 he served as a chief economic advisor to the California State Controller’s Office and was Chair of then State Controller John Chiang’s Council of Economic Advisors. Dr. Thornberg holds a Ph.D in Business Economics from The Anderson School at UCLA, and a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

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Lisa McCay PhotoLisa Hill-McCay, Senior Vice President of Public Sector Sales, Buxton

As senior vice president of Buxton’s public sector division, Lisa works with proactive cities to improve their retail economic development efforts. She works with communities to maximize their ability to generate sales tax revenue and enhance quality of life for their citizens by successfully recruiting new retailers as well as maximizing current retail options. She is focused on communities in Texas, Illinois and California. Lisa received her B.A. degree from Texas Wesleyan University and is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC). She has been a featured speaker at numerous events including the International City/County Management Association annual conference, the Texas Municipal League’s workshops and conferences, as well as the California Economic Development Association’s annual event.

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CITY MANAGER PRESENTATIONS

Aaron Adams, City of Temecula

Grant Yates, City of Lake Elsinore

Ron Bradley, City of Menifee

Rick Dudley, City of Murrieta

Gary Nordquist, City of Wildomar

Reservations are available for $50 per person

or $600 for a table of 10.

SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

PROGRAM SPONSOR

PROGRAM SPONSOR $1,500

  • Recognition in all pre-event publicity
  • Logo recognition on event invitation
  • 10 reservations for event with special reserved seating
  • Recognition at event by Emcee
  • Full page ad in event program
  • Opportunity to display your company’s promotional materials at event
  • Recognition in event email promotions
  • Recognition in Chamber Weekly email
  • Recognized in 1 issue of the quarterly Temecula Today
BREAKFAST SPONSOR

BREAKFAST SPONSOR $1,000:

  • Recognition in all pre-event publicity
  • Logo recognition on event invitation
  • 10 reservations for event with special reserved seating
  • Recognition at event by Emcee
  • Half page ad in event program
  • Opportunity to display your company’s promotional materials at event
  • Recognition in event email promotions
  • Recognition in Chamber Weekly email
  • Recognized in 1 issue of the quarterly Temecula Today
AFFILIATE SPONSOR

AFFILIATE SPONSOR $800:

  • Recognition in all pre-event publicity
  • 10 reservations for event with special reserved seating
  • Recognition at event by Emcee
  • Recognition in event program
  • Quarter page ad in event program
  • Opportunity to display your company’s promotional materials at event
  • Recognition in event email promotions
  • Recognition in Chamber Weekly email
  • Recognized in 1 issue of the quarterly Temecula Today

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS

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Title Sponsor

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Title Sponsor

commerce bank of temecula valley

Program Sponsor

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Breakfast Sponsor

Michael Baker International logo (color)

Breakfast Sponsor

Southern Calif Edison Logo

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Temecula Valley Hospital

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Speaker Sponsor

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Affiliate Sponsor

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Corporate Partner

Corporate Sponsors

Eastern Municipal Water District
The Law Office of Hitzeman & Evenson
The Law Offices of Rosenstein & Associates
Mercedes Benz of Temecula
Promenade Temecula

Media Sponsors

The Press-Enterprise
The Valley Business Journal
The Valley News