Economic Outlook featuring Lara Rhame, Chief U.S. Economist, FS Investments

Friday, January 13, 2023
8:30 AM – 11:00 AM

The Chamber, in partnership with Firstrust Bank, welcomes you to join us in person for our annual economic forecast featuring a new format, including a reception-style breakfast and increased time for networking.

Economic Outlook 2023 will provide an analysis of the current and future regional economic climate and offer a keen understanding of the market to help make informed business decisions.

The program’s three-part agenda features results from the Federal Reserve Bank’s economic forecast survey of Chamber members from Dr. Patrick Harker, President and CEO, The Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia, insights into the global economy from the keynote speaker, Lara Rhame, Chief U.S. Economist, FS Investments, and a panel of regional business leaders spotlighting the key economic trends that will impact Greater Philadelphia in 2023.

Registration will close on Tuesday, January 10.

This Event is Sold Out



  • Marcia O'Connor

    CEO and Founder, The O'Connor Group

  • Don Smolenski

    President, Philadelphia Eagles Football Club

  • Christopher Gheysens

    President & CEO, Wawa, Inc.

  • Bill Anderson

    News Anchor, WTXF-Fox Philadelphia


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.

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Chamber is committed to providing a harassment-free and inclusive experience for everyone at our events, and all events hosted in The Chamber’s facilities. We will not tolerate harassment of participants or Chamber staff in any form. Participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or removed from the event at the discretion of the event organizers.

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The Chamber will take precautions to ensure the health & safety of our guests, abiding guidelines set by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) along with state and local laws. By attending, guests assume the risk related to possible exposure. Those who are sick, suspect they have or had COVID, should not attend.

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