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CEO Dinner: Economic Outlook – Risks and Rewards
Thursday, March 14, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM PDT
Category: Networking




CEO Dinner: Economic Outlook – Risks and Rewards

 DATE: Thursday, March 14, 2019

TIME: 5:30PM - 8:00PM

LOCATION: The Benson Hotel
309 Southwest Broadway 
Portland, OR
Crystal Room

PNDC Members: 
By February 26: $120 || After February 26: $145
Non-Members: By February 26: $170 || After February 26: $195

Attendance at the CEO Dinner is restricted to presidents, CEOs, and senior executives who have management level responsibility, beyond sales and marketing, for either a division or the complete organization.*

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A favorite tradition for member business leaders, PNDC's CEO Dinner brings together a small group of senior Northwest defense and security industry executives. Whether you are new to PNDC or a long-time member, you will have an opportunity to share insights, best practices, collaborate and build connections while you enjoy a great dinner and thought-provoking speakers.

At the 2019 CEO Dinner, we will discuss The Economic Outlook, including risk factors and potential windfalls that are likely to impact Pacific Northwest defense, security, and manufacturing businesses in the near future. Eric Fruits, Ph.D., President of Economics International Corp. & Professor of Economics at Portland State University will share key details on the economic trends and provide a jumping-off point for a lively discussion.  

Lodging: overnight accommodations are available at The Benson Hotel for $159 per night and $25 amenity fee (+ taxes) for reservations made before March 9. Call 888-523-6766 and ask for the Pacific Northwest Defense Coalition room block.  

*Due to the popularity of PNDC’s CEO Dinner, potential member businesses are welcome to send an executive at the non-member price, if the company would qualify for regular PNDC Membership. Potential Sustaining Member companies, those that aren’t typically in the government supply chain, but seek to work with PNDC Member companies (law firms, financial institutions, staffing agencies, insurers, accountants, public relations, etc.) may attend other PNDC events, but are not able to attend the CEO Dinner or other networking events. 

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