The Economic Summit is back! We’re sure you’ve noticed that the world has, and continues to, be undergoing an almost unprecedented state of change and tumult, so we will be working to bring you the most up-to-date analysis and commentary.

For more information about our events or sponsorship opportunities, contact us.

Upcoming Events

EFP Summit stage

South County Economic Summit

May 9, 2024 | 4:30 - 6:00 PM

Granada Theatre

The program will run from 4:30 to 6:00 pm with a reception to follow. Speakers include Founder and Executive Chairman of Caruso, Rick Caruso; Principal at Radius Commercial Real Estate, Gene Deering; and Professor of Economics and Director of the Economic Forecast Project, Peter Rupert.

Tickets are included with every sponsorship and individual tickets are available through UC Santa Barbara Arts & Lectures.

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Recent Events

The first page of the slide from 22 North County Midyear Event

2022 North County Midyear Event

June 29, 2022

A presentation on the opportunities and obstacles for Santa Barbara’s North County economy.

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Group photo from 22 South County Summit

2022 South County Economic Summit

May 4, 2022

Topics focused on the local south coast economy – from residential to commercial real estate, housing, jobs and investing in turbulent times. Missed the event? Watch the recording.

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Christopher Waller

The Fed’s Latest Outlook

February 24, 2022

Featuring Fed Governor Christopher Waller and EFP Director Professor Peter Rupert.

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Loretta Mester

The Fed’s New Thinking

May 6, 2021

A conversation with Loretta Mester, President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland.

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