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2023 Economic Outlook

2023 Economic Outlook

Friday, February 24, 2023 (8:00 AM - 11:00 AM) (MST)


Presented by the Tempe Chamber of Commerce, the 2023 Economic Outlook will give business leaders and members of the community a look into the economic future of Arizona and the East Valley. Packed with thought-provoking information and data you won’t find elsewhere, be the first to get updates on Tempe's current and future projects.

Attending will help guide your decision-making with exclusive insights prompting the ability to make informed decisions for the year. Our experts will provide current information and analysis on the business climate, economic performance, emerging trends and attitudes towards future growth.

Panels & presentations will cover: 

  • Employment 
  • Finance & Banking
  • Hospitality & Tourism 
  • City of Tempe Economic Development
  • Fireside Chat with Tempe City Manager Andrew Ching

Expect thoughtful discussions on the national and local economy, performance data and perceptions. 

Keynote Speaker: Economist Jim Rounds, Rounds Consulting Group


Jim Rounds is President of Rounds Consulting Group. Mr. Rounds regularly provides advice to policymakers at the Arizona State Capitol, to mayors throughout the state as well as city council members, county board members, and other public and private sector leaders in the community. Jim has delivered hundreds of economic presentations throughout Arizona and is quoted weekly on television, radio, and in printed media. Learn More 


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Grace Community Church
1200 E. Southern Ave.
Tempe, AZ 85282 United States
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Tara Kroeger
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Friday, February 24, 2023 (8:00 AM - 11:00 AM) (MST)

8:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast 

8:30 - 8:45 a.m. Welcome 


  • Employment Outlook Presentation 
  • Finance & Banking Presentation 
  • Hospitality & Tourism Panel 
  • City Development Presentation 
  • Fireside Chat with City Council Members 
  • Keynote Speaker 

11:00 a.m. Closing Remarks

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