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Public Speaking

public speaking photoBeacon Economics is a top-tier resource for keynote and business speakers. The firm’s engaging experts are in growing demand across North America whether delivering an economic forecast to a convention of thousands or talking to a corporate board about issues facing their industry. Beacon’s experts are natural teachers who deliver current economic and policy insights to audiences with varying levels of economic and financial sophistication.

Presentations are designed to meet clients’ needs – discussions can be tailored to focus on a geographic region, industry, or other parameter – and are always based on the most recent data available.

  • California State Controller
  • Building Industry Association
  • Citibank
  • Wells Fargo
  • California Newspaper Publishers Association
  • Sonoma County Economic Development Board
  • Colliers International
  • California Mortgage Bankers Association
  • Asian Business League
  • California State Association of Counties
  • Alameda County
  • University of Southern California Gould School of Law
  • California and Nevada Credit Union League
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • State Farm Insurance
  • Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce
  • San Diego County Apartment Association
  • California Mortgage Bankers Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • Beech Street Capital


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“Based on your presentation, I called my real estate agent and within the week was out of the transaction. That was easily the best decision I could have made.” Partner, Greenberg Glusker

“Those of you who have never seen a Chris Thornberg speech are in for a treat.” Executive Director, Foundation for Social Resources

“You were a total smash hit, knocked it outta the park. The Chamber president told me you were worth every dime.” Senior Finance Analyst, City of Rancho Cordova

“…your presentation yesterday was timely and extremely relevant to our business and personal lives. Exactly what we wanted.” Vice President, USS-POSCO Industries


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Contact Director of Communications Victoria Pike Bond at or 415-457-6030 to learn more about engaging a Beacon Economics' speaker.


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Client Quotes

"Beacon Economics has become an invaluable resource to the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, providing us with data and research that informs our efforts to rebuild the region’s economy."
Gary Toebben, President & CEO, Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce

"Beacon Economics has substantially increased economic literacy here in Sonoma County."
Ben Stone, Director, Sonoma County Economic Development Board

"The professional and technically skilled staff at Beacon Economics delivered an excellent product that has been key to our District’s long term planning and fiscal health."
Dave Collins, Assistant General Manager, Finance and Management Services, East Bay Regional Park District