The 2018 Tahoe Economic Summit theme is Transforming Tahoe.
The Tahoe Prosperity Center is bringing community leaders together around the goal of improving Tahoe’s regional economy. The Summit will provide opportunities for attendees to network and share ideas about how to Transform Tahoe positively. The Summit will deliver:
Information on regional and national economic issues that impact the local economy.
Expert speakers on topics ranging from Housing, Innovative Economy and Workforce development.
Discussion around Tahoe’s individual communities’ strategies to address these issues.
Learning through sharing adaptation approaches and successes.
9:30am to 4:00pm
4130 Lake Tahoe Boulevard
South lake Tahoe, CA, 96150
“Our power as individuals is multiplied when we gather
together as families, teams and
communities with common goals.”
Christopher Thornberg founded Beacon Economics LLC in 2006. Under his leadership the firm has become one of the most respected research organizations in California serving public and private sector clients across the United States. In 2015, Dr. Thornberg also became 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 and revenue forecasting, regional economics, economic policy, and labor and real estate markets, Dr. Thornberg has consulted for private industry, cities, counties, and public agencies. He became nationally known for forecasting the subprime mortgage market crash that began in 2007, and was one of the few economists on record to predict the global economic recession that followed. In 2015, he was named to California State Treasurer John Chiang’s Council of Economic Advisors, the body that advises the Treasurer on emerging strengths and vulnerabilities within the state’s economy. 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.
“It always seems impossible,
until it’s done.”