NABE Annual Meeting

September 23-26, 2017
Hilton Cleveland Downtown
Cleveland, OH

The NABE Annual Meeting: NABE's premier event.

Arranged around the theme Prospects for Growth: Reassessing the Fundamentals, the 2017 event will explore the tectonic forces reshaping the world economy – demographic shifts, political change, technological advances, and new trade dynamics – that are pressing businesses to rapidly evolve and stressing governments, all against the background of a sluggish recovery from the Great Recession.

 Cosgrove  Feldstein  Rajan

Confirmed speakers at this event include Federal Reserve System Chair Janet Yellen, Cleveland Clinic CEO Toby Cosgrove, former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, and Harvard Professor Martin Feldstein

Session Topics

The Rise of the Economists: The Pivotal Roles Played by Economists at Tech Firms
The End of Globalization? The Future of U.S. Trade Policy & the Long-Term Impact
Changes Coming to Financial Regulation: Impact on Businesses and the Economy
New Platforms and Business Models and the Changing Capital Structure of Housing
Outlook for the Global Supply Chain in the Decade Ahead
Productivity in the Healthcare Sector: Can We Boost It?
The Shift to a Smaller Fed Balance Sheet: Mechanics and Impact
Prioritizing Infrastructure Investment
U.S. Small Business: Prospects for Growth
Peak Oil Demand: Timing and Implications
Skills Seminar: Advanced Analytics and Artificial Intelligence
The Future of Work and the Impact of Automation
Policy Implications of Global Demographic Changes
The Drivers of Political Shifts Across Advanced Economies
Global Economic Challenges and Opportunities
Outlook for Trade and Trade Agreements
Planes, Cranes, and Automobiles: The Future of Manufacturing

...and more!

CBE Courses

Plus! Stick around after the Annual Meeting and earn your Certificates in Writing Skills and Communication/Presentation Skills for Business Economists and Analysts. Both courses are prerequisites for earning the CBE designation.

September 27, 2017
Writing Skills for Business Economists & Analysts  
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Hilton Cleveland Downtown

September 28-29, 2017
Communication & Presentation Skills for Business Economists & Analysts 
2 days, 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Hilton Cleveland Downtown









Regional Partners


Interested in sponsoring the NABE Annual Meeting?  Download the sponsorship packet.  Contact Tom Beers for questions. 

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  • NABE Member Registration: $845
  • US Government Employee Registration: $895
  • Non-Member (includes Membership Dues): $995
  • Student Member (no meals): $75
  • Student Non-Member (no meals; includes Membership Dues): $105

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The NABE Foundation will award scholarships to the 2017 NABE Annual Meeting. To be eligible for consideration to receive the scholarship, one must:

  1. Be 35 years old or younger
  2. Have worked in the economics field for seven years or less
  3. Currently be involved in a position that uses economic principles and theory
  4. Hold an undergraduate college degree or higher.

NOTE: The deadline for applications is August 9, 2017.

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Press Registration

Registration is complimentary for working press. We welcome the press to breakfast, luncheon, and dinner events, but there is a charge for meals. A complimentary press table will be provided at all events, but food will not be served. We will send you information on meal prices separately.

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