ADVISORY: Bay Area Council Economic Institute to Unveil New Regional Economic Profile

SAN FRANCISCO, CA – This Tuesday the Bay Area Council Economic Institute will release its biannual comprehensive analysis of the regional economy with exclusive data and insights on different industry sectors, the overall regional economic performance and jobs, and more. The tenth in a series of Profile reports, this latest edition examines a new period of immense growth and innovation, benchmarking the Bay Area’s performance against other knowledge-based economies to assess the region’s national and global competitiveness. One of the key findings in the analysis is that the Bay Area has moved into the top 20 of the world’s largest economy with a GDP of $748 billion.

It also examines the economic and policy challenges that continue to confront the region and megaregion, even in a period of extraordinary growth, and looks to uncover the next wave of innovation and renewal. There is extensive focus on how the tech/innovation industry is continuing to shape and lead the regional economy.

The Economic Institute will host a forum on Tuesday, July 10 from 8:30 to 10:00 a.m. to unveil the profile and review the findings. Please contact Virginia Drake at or 415-946-8716 to RSVP.

WHAT: Bay Area Economic Profile Release


Tuesday, July 10, 2018
8:30am – Registration & Breakfast
9:0am – Program

Welcome Remarks
Jim Wunderman
President and CEO, Bay Area Council

Regional Competitiveness in
A Global Context
Alexis Krivkovich
Managing Partner Silicon Valley
McKinsey & Company

Kunal Modi
Associate Partner
McKinsey & Company

Bay Area Economic Profile:
Continuing Growth and Unparalleled Innovation
Dr. Micah Weinberg
Bay Area Council Economic Institute

10:00am  Q & A

Bay Area Council Headquarters
353 Sacramento Street, 10th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94111

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