Economic Outlook '19 Featuring Joseph Davis, Chief Global Economist, Vanguard

Wednesday, January 16, 2019
7:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Learn about the upcoming economic trends that will affect our regional business community at the 21st Annual Economic Outlook event, presented in partnership with Firstrust Bank. The program’s three-part agenda features results from the Federal Reserve Bank’s economic forecast survey of Chamber members, a discussion of the state and future of the global economy and markets from keynote speaker Joseph H. Davis, Global Chief Economist & Head of Investment Strategy Group, Vanguard and a panel of regional business leaders spotlighting the key economic trends that will shape our region in 2019.

Panelists to Date:

Julie Coker Graham,
President and CEO, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau
Chris Heck, President, Philadelphia 76ers
Jeffrey Marrazzo, Founder and CEO, Spark Therapeutics
Moderated by: Timothy J. Abell, President, Firstrust Bank

Economic Survey Presenter

Ryotaro Tashiro, Regional Economic Advisor, Research Department, Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

This Event is Closed



  • Timothy Abell

    President, Firstrust Bank

  • Gregg Caren

    President & CEO, Philadelphia Convention & Visitors Bureau

  • Jeff Marrazzo

    Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder, Spark Therapeutics, Inc.


The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia strives to create an inclusive and equitable environment for all. If you have a disability and require accommodations in order to fully participate in this event, please contact us here at least three business days in advance of the event. You will be contacted by someone from our staff to discuss your specific needs.

Registration/Cancellation Policy:
Pre-registration is necessary, availability is not guaranteed for walk-ins. Payment is required upon registration/entrance. No refunds will be given one week prior to program/event. Substitutions may be made. Tickets will be held at the door. Reserved seating for tables of 10 only. Please advise your guests that tickets will be held at the door under your company name.

Attendee Policy:
Chamber programs are privately sponsored events with a structured format. No demonstrations or other disruptions will be tolerated. Violation of this policy may result in the attendee's removal from the premises without refund, in addition to possible legal remedies.

Photo Policy:
Your registration constitutes permission to use photos, audio, and video recording taken of you at the event for promotional purposes in connection with the Chamber and its Councils.


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