Fed Economist is Keynote at Multi-Chamber Luncheon

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January 12, 2017
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     ELMHURST, Ill, January 9, 2017 – Noted economic expert William A. Strauss of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago will be the Keynote Speaker for the 15th Annual Multi-Chamber Economic Forecast Luncheon held at the Ashyana Banquets, 1620 75th Street, Downers Grove on Friday, February 24, from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

            The luncheon has been co-sponsored by the Elmhurst Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Westmont Chamber of Commerce and Tourism Bureau since 2003.

            “This luncheon provides our members with an opportunity to hear an insider’s take on the economy and network with members from neighboring communities,” said John R. Quigley, Elmhurst Chamber President and CEO since 1999.

            Joining Elmhurst and Westmont are the following 12 chambers of commerce:
Bloomingdale, Bolingbrook, Chamber 630 (Downers Grove and Woodridge), Darien, Glen Ellyn, Hinsdale, Homer Glen, Lemont, Lisle, Lombard, Western DuPage and Willowbrook-Burr Ridge.

            William Strauss is a Senior Economist and Economic Advisor in the Economic Research Department at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, which he joined in 1982.

            Making his 10th appearance, Strauss follows in the footsteps of his contemporary in business economics, Carl Tannenbaum, who keynoted the first five luncheons.

            Registration, vendor exhibiting and networking run from 10 a.m. until lunch at 11:55 a.m.

            Lunch costs are $30.00 per person for members of the sponsoring chambers and $35 per non-member, while exhibitor space is $75 and sponsorships are $500.

            Suburban Bank & Trust is among the event business sponsors, representing Elmhurst.

            For more information, contact the Elmhurst Chamber via phone (630-834-6060) or e-mail (info@elmhurstchamber.org) or view event listing on the Chamber’s website (http://elmhurstchamber.chambermaster.com/events/details/15th-annual-economic-outlook-luncheon-11388).

            Established in 1918, the mission of the Elmhurst Chamber is to promote an environment that creates success for local business and our community.

            The Elmhurst Chamber is a voluntary organization of business and professional men and women who join together to promote the civic and commercial progress of their community.