Midwest Economic Forecast Forum

Don’t miss this unique Midwest and national economic forecast for 2022!

Presented by the Wisconsin Bankers Association, in partnership with the Illinois Bankers Association, Michigan Bankers Association, Minnesota Bankers Association, Montana Bankers Association, and South Dakota Bankers Association

Tuesday, January 4, 2022 – 10:30 a.m. – Noon CT (11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. ET or 9:30–11:00 a.m. MT)

Prepare for 2022 by joining an economic outlook with Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari during this virtual event. Then listen to Dr. David Kohl, Economist and Professor Emeritus with Virginia Tech, as he dives into the economic mega trends he expects in 2022 and beyond.

Bankers are encouraged to invite their best clients to virtually share these economic insights. Individual and group registration rates are available.

Virtual Forum Agenda

10:30 – 11:15 a.m. CT

An Economic Outlook with Federal Reserve Bank President Neel Kashkari

Time will be allotted for open Q & A.

11:15 a.m.–Noon CT

Economic Mega Trends 2022 and Beyond with Dr. David Kohl

The pandemic and geopolitical risk has accelerated change in economics and businesses in the U.S. and globally. Bankers, financial services representatives, and regulators must be in the position to interpret both domestic and global economic forces and mega trends that will impact the financial health of their institutions and customers. What are the global economic disruptors and power shifts? How will trade, geopolitics, supply chains, climate changes, and weather in extremes impact competitors? How will the stimulus package and Central Bank’s accommodative policy impact strategic positioning? What are some major mega trends on the horizon? What are the lead and lag indicators that need to be on the dashboards of decision makers? Join Dr. Kohl, an economist and small business person who has traveled over 10 million air miles, delivered 9,000 plus speeches, and presented over 350 webinars connect the dots, and provide wisdom for those walking in the ever-changing economic and business space.

Who Should Attend?

Bank leaders with an interest in the economic and business environment will find value in hearing from our nationally-recognized speakers. Bankers are encouraged to invite their business customers to attend as a part of the bank’s group of attendees. Group pricing is available for your bank. Associate Members of the presenting state bankers associations are also invited to register to attend.

Registration Information

Registration is available individually or as a group. Take advantage of our group pricing to invite additional staff and business customers to join your bank in attending!

  • Individual Registration – $39/connection
  • Group Registration – up to 10 virtual connections – $149/group

Limited sponsorship opportunities are available for this multi-state event. Contact WBA’s Lori Kalscheuer via email for more information.

Media Inquiries: For a Media Registration for the event, please contact WBA’s Cassandra Krause at 608-441-1216 or ckrause@wisbank.com. Advance registration is required.