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When: Thursday, September 8
7am - 10am
Where: Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa
2400 East Missouri Avenue
Phoenix, Arizona  85016
United States

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The 2012 SRP Economic Forecast breakfast is scheduled for September 8, 2011 at the Arizona Biltmore Resort.

For a national perspective, we welcome to the Valley:

Rich Karlgaard, publisher of Forbes magazine and co-founder of

Rich Karlgaard was named the publisher ofForbesmagazine on July 1, 1998. Before that, he was the editor ofForbes ASAP, a bimonthly magazine covering the major trends and implications of the Digital Age.

Karlgaard joined Forbes in 1992 to startForbes ASAPalong with the writer and futurist George Gilder and Forbes chief executive Steve Forbes.

While editingASAP, Karlgaard worked with writers such as Tom Wolfe, Mark Helprin, Camille Paglia, Peter Drucker, Robert Kaplan, Stanley Crouch, Esther Dyson, Gore Vidal, William F. Buckley, Rosabeth Moss Kanter, William Gibson, Kurt Vonnegut, and many others.

Before starting
ASAP, Karlgaardco-founded and editedUpsidemagazine, a monthly magazine covering the computer industry and high-tech investment. Karlgaard also co-founded the 2,500 member Churchill Club, a nonprofit public affairs organization located in Silicon Valley. For this effort, he was named a Northern California winner of the1997Ernst & Young "Entrepreneur of the Year" award.

In 1997, as a hobby,
Karlgaard with Guy Kawasaki and Craig Johnson. is the leading Web-based startup capital firm in the world, whose investors include Compaq chairman Ben Rosen. Karlgaard remains a board member.

Karlgaard is a regular guest on CNN/FN's "Digital Jam", an acclaimed industry speaker, has written several Manager's Journal columns for
The Wall Street Journal.

In 1998, he was named to
Upsidemagazine's Elite 100 in the computer and communications industries.

Karlgaard is a graduate of Stanford. He lives in Northern California with his wife and two children. He is originally fromBismarck, North Dakota.

Providing a local perspective:

Candace Hunter Wiest, West Valley National Bank

Candace Hunter Wiest is president and CEO of West Valley National Bank, and she also is an elected director of the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco for two terms retiring in 2009. As she’s grown her bank’s presence in the Valley she has an excellent overall understanding of how the local economy is performing.

Pete K. Bolton, Grubb & Ellis Co.

Pete Bolton is managing director of Grubb & Ellis’ Phoenix office. Pete’s been a leader in the local real estate market since 1980 and brings a unique depth and context to analyze where the real estate market is heading in the Valley.

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The 2012 Forecast is sponsored by Salt River Project.

**Registration will open at 6:30 a.m. -- breakfast and program will begin at 7:30 a.m.**

**Registration will close at end of day on September 1 or when the event is sold out, whichever comes first.**

**This event fills up quickly and is likely to sell out - book your seats TODAY!**

$100 per individual ticket

$1,100 per corporate table of 10

For more information call 602-308-6535 or

For more info, contact Jackie Kardesh at 602-308-6535 or

Thursday, September 8, 2011, 7:00am-10:00am

Arizona Biltmore Resort & Spa 
Phoenix, AZ 85016
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