The Pasadena Chamber of Commerce and Verizon invite leaders of business and industry to a forum on the local economy and the future of business in Pasadena at the seventh Pasadena Business and Economic Summit. Join us on Tuesday, October 22, 2019, at 11:30am at The University Club at 175 North Oakland Avenue in Pasadena.
Will Pasadena’s Prosperity Endure? features presentations and discussions by exonomic experts and industry leaders. Cost to attend is $50 and includes valet parking and lunch. A corporate table of eight, including signage and recognition on the program, costs $400.
Somjita Mitra, Ph.D., Director of the Institute for Applied Economics at the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation will give an overview of theb economy, including factors that could influence our local prosperity, focusing on the San Gabriel Valley and Pasadena. Pasadena Economic Development Manager Eric Duyshart will highlight Pasadena development and economic contributors. Jesus Roman of Verizon will briefly explain the positive impact of 5G communication technology on local businesses.
The panel discussion will focus on trends in the hospitality, convention and tourism industry and local retail and commercialreal estate as well as cutting edge communication technology. Colleen Carey, Founding Principal of Lee & Associates will discuss current trends in retail and office leasing, including challenges faced in Pasadena. Mike Ross, CEO of the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, Convention Center and Convention & Visitors Bureau will discuss travel, tourism and hospitality and communication technologies and the impact on local business and industry. Jesus Roman, Vice President of State Government Affairs, Public Policy & Legal Affairs for Verizon will discuss the potential impact of 5G communication technology on Pasadena businesses and our economy.
Invitations will be mailed in mid-September. If you would like to be added to the invite list, please email Leanne@pasadena-chamber.org. You can sign up and pay online at www.pasadena-chamber.org/forms/business-and-economic-summit.
For information call the Chamber at (626) 795-3355 or visit our website at www.pasadena-chamber.org.