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SCORE VENTURA PRESENTS: 2017 Economic Kick Off

2017 is the Year of Change and having vital information on the state of the economy will help you prepare for what's ahead and how to leverage economic data towards success. 

This information packed seminar will provide an outlook on the state of the economy for Ventura County, California and the USA, while sharing insight on how to apply this information towards strategy and direction in the small busniess community. 

Topics to be covered: 

  • Economic Modeling
  • Employment Rate
  • Industry Leaders
  • Population and Cost of Living
  • Regulations and Development
  • Available Resources
  • And More!


Presented by: 

Dan Hamilton began working with Economic Forecast models in 1997. For three years with The Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates, (now known as Global Insight), Hamilton produced forecasts and helped clients interpret the forecasts, generated sensible alternate scenarios, and communicated forecasts to non-technical audiences. In June 2009, Dan Hamilton joined Bill Watkins and Kirk Lesh in forming a new Economic Forecast center at California Lutheran University (CLU).  


Ray Bowman M.S., CGBP, is the director of the Small Business Development Center of Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. He’s a business veteran with more than 27 years’ experience. He started three businesses, including an international trade-consulting firm, and has worked as a consultant, trainer and manager for several SBDC offices. As an expert on international trade, Ray has consulted and worked with multinational corporations and banks. He also taught classes in international logistics, finance and import/export at several colleges and universities, is an author and has been a featured speaker on international business.