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December 6, 2017
Four Seasons Hotel

Event Details

When

Thursday, December 6, 2017
7:00 - 9:30 am

Program starts promptly at 8:00 am

2017-12-06 07:00:00 2017-12-06 09:30:00 America/Los_Angeles Outlook '18 Outlook '18 provides you with the data and insight you need to do business in Las Vegas. 3960 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

Where

Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas

3960 S Las Vegas Blvd, Las Vegas, NV 89119

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Cost

Cost $95.00
Your ticket includes:

  • 1 copy of UNLV's Economic Outlook 2018
  • 1 copy of LVGEA’s Manufacturing & Logistics Report
  • Chance for networking and high-level relationship building
  • Hot buffet breakfast

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Sponsor Outlook

For more information on sponsorship opportunities for Outlook '18, contact Terrence Thornton at (702) 791-0016 or terrencet@lvgea.org.

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Speakers

Christopher Thornberg, Ph.D.

Founding Partner, Beacon Economics 

Christopher Thornberg is Founding Partner of Beacon Economics, LLC and widely considered to be one of the nation’s leading economists. He is also the Director of the UC Riverside School of Business Center for Economic Forecasting and Development and an Adjunct Professor at the School.

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.

Stephen M. Miller, Ph.D.

Professor & Director, Center for Business and Economic Research

Stephen M. Miller is director of the Center for Business and Economic Research, the former chair of the Board of Directors of The Economic Club of Las Vegas, and a professor of economics and former department chair in the Lee Business School at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.

Prior to that, he was professor of economics and department head at the University of Connecticut. He also held visiting positions with the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston and with the Congressional Budget Office. He received higher education training at Purdue University, receiving his bachelor’s degree with distinction in Engineering Sciences Engineering (a part of the Aeronautical Engineering School), and at the State University of New York at Buffalo, receiving his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in economics.

At UNLV, he developed with one of his M.A. students, Mustafa Gunaydin, the CBER-DETR Nevada Coincident and Leading Employment Indexes. These indexes track the contemporaneous and future movements in the Nevada employment markets. After becoming Director of CBER, he developed general coincident and leading indexes for the Nevada and Southern Nevada. These indexes track the contemporaneous and future movements in the overall Nevada and Southern Nevada economies.

Jeremy Aguero

Principal Analyst, Applied Analysis

Jeremy Aguero is a principal analyst with Applied Analysis, a leading economic, fiscal and policy research firm based in Las Vegas, Nevada. Aguero’s 19-year work history demonstrates a wide range of abilities. He has performed countless economic and fiscal impact assessments for projects of local, regional and national significance.

Aguero also acted as lead staff for the Southern Nevada Tourism Infrastructure Committee. The committee’s 16-months of public hearing ultimately culminated in a Special Session of the Nevada State Legislature where Senate Bill 1 paved the way for a $1.9 billion NFL stadium and $1.4 billion convention center expansion and Assembly Bill 1 provided increase funding for police officers within the regions tourism corridor and throughout southern Nevada.

Aguero is also active in the community. He has taught hotel law and data for policy analysis as distinguished professor of practice at UNLV and he currently serves on the board of Nevada State Bank. In addition to serving on the R&R Foundation board, Aguero is the treasurer of Nevada Child Seekers and chairman of Opportunity Village’s ARC Board. He has been honored as the Hispanic of Year by the Las Vegas Latin Chamber of Commerce and Alumni of the Year by the Boyd School of Law. A father of three children, Aguero also coaches youth baseball and soccer.

About the Event

Outlook ’18 provides you with the data and insight you need to do business in Las Vegas.

LVGEA and UNLV are teaming up to bring together sought-after speakers to provide in-depth analysis of what to expect heading into next year on the local, national, and global levels.

The event will also take a closer look into manufacturing & logistics, and present highlights and analysis from a new report on the implications that these growing industries are having on our economy here at home.

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Schedule

  • 7:00 a.m. Check In
  • 7:30 a.m. Breakfast/Networking
  • 8:00 a.m. First Speaker
  • 8:30 a.m. Second Speaker
  • 9:00 a.m. Third Speaker
  • 9:30 a.m. Event Concludes

Thank You to our Sponsors

Sponsorship Opportunities

Platinum
$5,000

  • Logo Representation
  • Two tables of ten
  • Event Recognition
  • Logo placement in all event marketing materials
  • 20 copies of UNLV's Economic Outlook 2018
  • 20 copy of LVGEA’s Manufacturing & Logistics Outlook 2018

Gold
$2,500

  • Logo Representation
  • One table of ten
  • 10 copies of UNLV's Economic Outlook 2018
  • 10 copy of LVGEA’s Manufacturing & Logistics Outlook 2018

Silver
$1,500

  • One table of ten
  • 10 copies of UNLV's Economic Outlook 2018
  • 10 copy of LVGEA’s Manufacturing & Logistics Outlook 2018