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Event Details

Thursday, January 26, 2023
Italian Community Center
Registration & Networking – 7:00 AM
Breakfast & Program – 7:30 AM
Breakout Session – 9:45 AM

$60/Person; $600/Table of 10

Economic Trends

The annual Economic Trends Event, presented by BizTimes Milwaukee, hosts a vibrant discussion between prominent Wisconsin business leaders and industry experts on the state of the economy. This annual event includes a macroeconomic outlook on the economy from Michael Knetter, Ph.D., economist and president of the University of Wisconsin Foundation.

Prepare for Turbulence

What lies ahead in 2023? Make plans to attend the 22nd annual Economic Trends breakfast event on January 26, 2023, for an analysis of how Inflation, a potential recession, workforce challenges, interest rate increases, and geo-political issues will affect the business outlook in 2023. Economist Michael Knetter Ph.D., will kick things off with a macro-economic outlook. Dr. Knetter will be followed by leading industry experts who will provide their perspectives for what to expect in 2023 and how to prepare for a turbulent 2023.

Featured Speakers:

(click on the speaker’s name to download a PDF of their presentation)

Breakout Session to Follow Presentations

The Southeastern Wisconsin Economy: A Closer Look

Join  Mike Knetter and Dave Anderson as they discuss the economic outlook for  manufacturing, food and beverage, logistics, transportation and  construction in southeast Wisconsin. Mike Knetter will share  perspectives about fiscal, monetary and trade policies that may shape  the larger trends in these industries.


  • Dave Anderson, Senior Vice President – Managing Director, Head of Commercial Banking, Southeastern Wisconsin, BMO Harris Bank
  • Michael Knetter Ph.D., Economist, President & CEO, University of Wisconsin Foundation

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Supporting Sponsor

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