Bringing its multi-sectoral network of members and partners together, MBEP is hosting its 5th Annual Regional Economic Summit on May 2, 2019, at the newly renovated Monterey Conference Center. Join 400+ leaders from across the tri-county region and beyond as we learn about important economic trends and compelling ways to grow and “recession-proof” your organization.

Keynote Speaker: Bruce Katz

Brookings Institute scholar, senior advisor to global leaders, and author, Bruce Katz, will be sharing insights from his book, The New Localism, to help our region design, finance and deliver transformative initiatives that promote inclusive and sustainable growth.

CEO Panel, Moderated by Lenny Mendonca

MBEP Member CEOs will share their thoughts on the pending recession and other ways they are positioning their organizations for success in this economy. Lenny Mendonca will moderate. Mr. Mendonca was recently appointed as Governor Newsom’s Chief Economic and Business Advisor and Director of the Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz). He is director emeritus from McKinsey & Company, and a senior fellow at the Presidio Institute.

Buy your tickets today and don’t miss out since we always sell out!

Eventbrite - 2019 Regional Economic Summit


9:00 – 9:30 :: Registration and Networking
9:30 – 10:00 :: MBEP Welcome
10:00 – 11:00 :: Bruce Katz Keynote
11:00 – 11:20 :: Break
11:20 – 12:20 :: CEO Panel
12:20 – 12:30 :: Community Impact Award
12:30 :: Box lunches provided to enjoy at the venue or take with you