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When:  Jan 19, 2021 from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM (CT)

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Austin, TX 78758

Jan 19, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM (CT)


January 19, 2021
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Local Economic Update

Angelos Angelou, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Strategist - AngelouEconomics

Description: This presentation will review the current economic conditions in the Austin area and the outlook for future strategic planning. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss current economic trends and analysis in the Austin region
  • Explain how local conditions will impact the construction industry in 2021
  • Preview the outlook of the job market, wages and demand of trades in the construction industry for 2021
  • Provide insight on strategic planning and development in the Austin region

Angelos Angelou Prior to founding AngelouEconomics, AE’s Principal Executive Officer, Angelos Angelou, spent nearly 12 years with the Austin Chamber of Commerce as Vice President of Economic Development and Chief Economist and brings a practitioner’s approach to AE’s Economic Development Consulting Practice. During his time at the chamber, Angelos handled the recruitment of 800 technology companies and some 70,000 employees, including IBM, Apple, Samsung, Motorola, AMD, Cypress Semiconductor, Applied Materials, Tokyo Electron, and Sematech.

He is a founding member of the Site Selector’s Guild, an association of the world’s foremost professional site selection consultants. Angelos has sited over $18 billion in capital investment projects, from high tech to health care to governmental clients around the world. His record of achievements includes the attraction of $26 billion in capital investments and the creation of over 285,000 direct and indirect jobs.

Angelos recently received a Proclamation from the Texas Governor and the Mayor of Austin in recognition for his 30-year leadership and contribution to economic development in the State of Texas and Austin. Mr. Angelou is the Governor's appointee to The CPRIT Oversight Committee (Texas Governor Appointee), a $3 billion Texas Grant Program specializing in Cancer Prevention, Research and Commercialization. He is a Fellow at the IC2, an international think tank on venture capital and entrepreneurship. Current Board appointments include Advisory Board of The College of Natural Sciences at the University of Texas at Austin (largest college at UT). Angelos is also President of, and President of Gridmates, member companies of the International Accelerator. Past appointments include board and advisory posts at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Social Sciences Department at St. Edwards University and the World Information Technology Conference. Angelos was awarded the US Economic Development of the Year award by Site Selection Magazine. 

*  CPE Credit:  1 hour
*  Prerequisite:  None
*  Course Level:  Basic
*  Advanced Preparation:  None 


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