LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Noor Menai, President & CEO of CTBC Bank USA, will deliver one of the keynote addresses at this morning’s Los Angeles County Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) Annual Economic Forecast.
This year’s event, to be held at the Sheraton Grand in downtown Los Angeles, will be themed “Expanding the LA Dream to More Communities and Residents.” Frank Mottek, Anchor of KNX Newsradio and the business show “Mottek on Money,” will emcee the event.
Menai’s remarks will focus on how international trade and foreign investment remain critical for California’s economy, and in addition highlight the importance of better education and training opportunities for future generations in Los Angeles.
“It’s an honor to offer CTBC Bank’s perspective at Southern California’s most prestigious economic forecast event,” said Menai. “Despite the many developments that have impacted the global economy in the past year, it remains clear that California continues to draw investor attention from the rest of the world, and will have an outsized impact on both the U.S. and global economies.”
Additionally, LAEDC’s economic forecast will examine the pronounced effects of global, national and regional challenges, as well as how new trends, policy developments, and actionable insights guide economic decisions and build economic activity.
Other keynote and panel speakers at the event will include:
- Bill Allen, CEO of LAEDC
- Stephen Cheung, President, World Trade Center LA and Executive VP of LAEDC
- Shannon Sedgwick, Director, Institute for Applied Economics LAEDC
- Alexander Casey, Senior Policy Advisor, Zillow
- Chris Slevin, Vice President, Economic Innovation Group
The event is open to the media and interested parties can register online.
About CTBC Bank Corp. (USA)
CTBC Bank USA is a trusted and established financial institution for commercial and retail customers. Founded in 1989 and headquartered in Los Angeles, CTBC Bank operates branches in California, New Jersey, and New York. The bank’s operations include deposits, loans, credit cards, foreign exchange, letters of credit, wealth management, mobile, and electronic banking services. Customers benefit from access to large bank resources coupled with individual attention and customized service of a small bank. Its parent company, CTBC Bank Co. Ltd., is supported by more than $140 billion in assets and is among the largest banks in the world in terms of capital. For more information about CTBC Bank, visit www.ctbcbankusa.com.