Event: “The Travel Industry and The Economy”

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Put on by the Los Angeles Business Travel Association (LABTA), Dr. Thornberg will give a brief overview on the economic outlook for 2013 and how it will affect us in the Corporate Travel Industry. Thornberg is an expert in the study of regional economies, real estate dynamics, labor markets and business forecasting. He has been involved in a number of special studies measuring the impact of important events on the economy, including the NAFTA treaty, the California power crisis, port security, California water transfer programs and the September 11th terrorist attacks.

Guest Speaker(s):

Christopher Thornberg, Beacon Economics, LLC, Founding Partner
Date:
Wednesday, July 11, 2012
RSVP By:
07/09/2012
Registration Time:
5:30 pm
Program Time:
6:30 pm
Venue:
Loews Hollywood Hotel
Address:
1755 North Highland Ave. Hollywood, CA, 90028
Phone:
323-856-1200
Directions:
Map & Directions
Parking:
Complimentary parking in Hotel Valet area. Valet Park through the Hotel only for the complimentary parking. DO NOT Park in the Hollywood Highland self park or Valet Park. That is independently owned and the hotel vouchers will not work there.
Cost:
Registered and paid in advance
Member:
$50
Non-Member:
$70
Pay at the door
Member:
$65
Non-Member:
$85
RSVP:

Speaker’s bio(s):
Christopher Thornberg, Beacon Economics, LLC
Founding Partner
Christopher Thornberg is Founding Partner of Beacon Economics,LLC and widely considered to be one of California’s leading economic forecasters. An expert in economic forecasting, regional development, real estate dynamics, and labor markets, he was one of the earliest and most adamant predictors of the housing market crash and of the economic recession that followed. Dr. Thornberg currently serves as chief economist for the California State Controller’s Office and is chair of Controller John Chiang’s Council of Economic Advisors. He also serves on the advisory board of Paulson & Co. Inc., one of Wall Street’s most successful hedge funds. Dr. Thornberg holds a Ph.D in Business Economics from The Anderson School at UCLA, and a B.S. in Business Administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.

Original Post: http://www.labta.org/monthlyMeeting.php

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