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Chief Outsiders and ITR Economics to Present Econoquest ‘17 Economic Forecasting and Planning Summit

Business owners, CEOs and other senior executives are invited to gain insights about the state of Houston’s regional business economy

econoquest-17_11.00.43_AM.pngHOUSTON, TX – October 11, 2016 – Chief Outsiders CEO Art Saxby will join forces with ITR Economics Senior Analyst Alex Chausovsky to facilitate Econoquest ’17 – Houston’s premier business planning and economic forecasting summit. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. October 28, 2016 at the Houston Marriott Westchase.

This event is designed for business owners, CEOs and other senior executives, as well as private equity investors, who want to know what to expect of business conditions in the Houston regional economy for 2017, what business sectors will be leading or trailing, and how to develop strategies to optimize for profitable revenue growth in the coming year.

“Houston’s executives want to understand what the overall health and vibrancy of the Houston, US and global economies will be going forward, and how they can achieve profitability and make critical strategic decisions to grow in the face of economic volatility,” said Saxby. “It is our expectation that attendees of Econoquest ’17 will come away with actionable strategies that they can employ to be successful in 2017 and beyond.”

“We hope to provide a means by which CEOs can connect the dots between key macroeconomic measures and their decision-making process,” added ITR’s Chausovsky. “Oil prices, the local housing market, industry and consumer trends, business to business activity, interest rates, inflation, exchange rates, and emerging economies can all have an impact on factors such as resource allocation, inventory management, capital investment, hiring and borrowing activity.”

Tickets are $49 if purchased before Oct. 15, and $99 thereafter, and may be purchased by visiting 

Econoquest ’17 is made possible through the support of Platinum (Host) Sponsor Vistage; Gold Sponsors pePartners, Forthea Interactive Marketing, Integrity Insurance Solutions, Revenade, Texas Business Radio, Expense Reduction Analysts, Oasis Outsourcing and Crestmark; and Silver Sponsors B2B CFO, Doeren Mayhew, and the Rodin Consulting Group.

About Chief Outsiders

Chief Outsiders, LLC is the nations largest management consulting firm offering Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) services for business growth. Unlike other strategic marketing and management consulting firms, each CMO is an experienced operating executive, having held the position of VP Marketing, CMO or higher at one or more operating companies. With more than 50 CMOs across the country, Chief Outsiders has served on the executive management team of over 400 growth and mid-sized companies driving growth strategy and execution, all for a fraction of the cost of a full time executive.

More and more businesses are turning to Chief Outsiders for market-based growth plans, the firm’s quality of leadership, and experienced team. As a result, the Chief Outsiders has been listed on the INC 5000, as one of the fastest growing privately held companies in the US, for three consecutive years. Chief Outsiders’ CEO Art Saxby and Principal Pete Hayes are the co-authors of “The Growth Gears: Using a Market-Based Framework to Drive Business Success,” an Amazon #1 best-seller for business owners and CEOs. For additional information about the companies who trust Chief Outsiders as their premier source for business growth acceleration, click here.

About ITR Economics

ITR Economics provides the best economic intelligence to reduce risk and drive practical and profitable business decisions. Since 1948, we have provided business leaders with economic information, insight, analysis and strategy.

ITR Economics is the oldest, privately-held, continuously operating economic research and consulting firm in the US. With a knowledge base that spans six decades, we have an uncommon understanding of long-term economic trends and how to react to critical changes in market conditions. Our reputation is one of excellent, independent and objective analysis. For more information, click here.

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