Today is registration deadline for Economic Trends conference

ManpowerGroup CEO highlights presenter lineup

With mixed signals coming from the U.S. economy, many business leaders are no doubt wondering what 2016 will bring.

To provide insight into what lies ahead in the new year, BizTimes Media will host the annual Northern Trust Economic Trends Conference on Friday, Jan. 29, from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at the Italian Conference Center, 631 E. Chicago St., Milwaukee.

The registration deadline for the event is today.

As always, economist Michael Knetter, the president and chief executive officer of the University of Wisconsin Foundation, will give his outlook on the macro economy.

The business leaders that will give insights into the outlook of their industries will include:

  • Jonas Prising, CEO of Milwaukee-based ManpowerGroup.
  • Peter Gunder, chief business development officer for American Family Insurance.
  • Todd Zakrewski, president of Waukesha-based HUSCO Automotive.

For more information or to register to attend the event, go to

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Andrew is the editor of BizTimes Milwaukee. He joined BizTimes in 2003, serving as managing editor and real estate reporter for 11 years. A University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate, he is a lifelong resident of the state. He lives in Muskego with his wife, Seng, their son, Zach, and their dog, Hokey. He is an avid sports fan and is a member of the Muskego Athletic Association board of directors.

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