LAEDC to release 2011-2012 Economic Forecast

Chief Economist Nancy Sidhu To Release Critical Study Forecast

Los Angeles, CA – 2011-2012 Economic Forecast study and the first-ever report about the economic ties between Japan and Los Angeles County will be presented Wednesday, February 16, 2011Los Angeles Marriott Downtown • 7:00-10:30 a.m. For the Japan and Los Angeles County panel, LAEDC Chief Economist Dr. Nancy D. Sidhu of the Kyser Center for Economic Research will unveil the LAEDC’s second-in-a-series of key country reports which will focus on the important relationship between Japan and L.A. County. Highlighting the significant impact of Japanese companies on our region’s economy, this panel will feature presentations from select Japanese firms representing key L.A. County industry clusters.

Other speakers include: Gary R. Kessler, SVP H.R., Admin. & Corp. Affairs, American Honda Motor Co., Inc.; Lauren Weidelman, Corp. Comm. mgr., Yakult U.S.A. Inc.; David Berson, Ph.D., expert on the mortgage and housing markets, SVP and chief economist and strategist, The PMI Group, Inc.

The Economic Outlook panel will feature the presentation of the LAEDC’s 2011-2012 economic outlook report by Dr. Sidhu and a discussion with industry experts on the regional economy.

The LAEDC Economic Forecast & Industry Update is the premier source for in-depth economic information and analysis on Los Angeles County and the surrounding areas.

2011 – 12 LAEDC Economic Forecast & Economic Impact
Japan & LA

Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 at 7:00 a.m. – 10:30 A.M.

Marriott Hotel, Downtown
Los Angeles, 333 S. Figueroa St., LA 90071

[Editors: For media interviews contact: George McQuade at 818-340-5300 or 818-618 9229. An embargoed advanced link to Forecast will be available prior to event. For more information Publicity@MAYOCommunications.comand for more about LAEDC, visit


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