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Press Advisory
For Immediate Release
Wed, Feb. 09, 2011

 

 

 LAEDC to release 2011-2012 Economic Forecast and Industry Outlook

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Chief Economist Dr. Nancy D. Sidhu to discuss local and national economic outlook

and release key country report on economic ties between Japan and L.A. County

 

WHAT:                  The Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), the region’s premier economic development organization, will release its 2011-2012 Economic Forecast and Industry Outlook. Dr. Nancy D. Sidhu, LAEDC Chief Economist, will discuss the local and national economic outlook.  She will also release the second-in-a-series of key country reports. The “Growing Together – Japan and Los Angeles County” report highlights the strong ties between Japan and L.A. County including economic and investment ties, trade, and personal and cultural ties. 

 

WHO:                    PANEL I: Japan & L.A. County

Gary R. Kessler, SVP, American Honda Motor Co. Inc.

Les J. Goodwin, SVP, Commercial Treasury Services Division, Union Bank

Lauren Weidelman, Corporate Communications Manager, Yakult U.S.A. Inc.

 

PANEL II: Economic Outlook

California State Controller John Chiang

David Berson, Ph.D., SVP and Chief Economist and Strategist, the PMI Group, Inc.  

Nancy D. Sidhu, Ph.D., Chief Economist, LAEDC

WHEN:                 Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 at 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 A.M.

WHERE:                Marriott Hotel, Downtown Los Angeles, 333 S. Figueroa St., L.A. 90071

[Editors: For media interviews contact: George McQuade at 818-340-5300 or 818-618-9229. An embargoed advanced link to the Forecast will be available on Friday or prior to event. For more info: Publicity@MAYOCommunications.com and for more about LAEDC, visit www.laedc.org.]

Media interested in attending should R.S.V.P with MAYO in advance of Feb. 16th.

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