Bairdís William Delwiche scheduled to speak at the 2017 Economic Outlook Breakfast

Published Wednesday, January 25, 2017

William Delwiche, Director of Investment Strategies from Baird, will be this year’s keynote speaker during the Fox Cities 2017 Economic Outlook Breakfast. The event will be hosted by the Fox Cities Regional Partnership, a division of the Fox Cities Chamber, along with presenting sponsor Investors Community Bank on Wednesday, February 8th at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel.


William Delwiche is Baird’s Investment Strategist and is a member of the Investment Policy Committee. Before joining Baird in 1999, he worked as a researcher at the Committee for Economic Development, a Washington, D.C., pro-business think tank. Since 2004, Willie has also been the co-manager of Baird's ETF-based ALIGN Tactical Portfolios. Commentary from Willie on the economy and stock markets has been featured in national, regional and trade media such as BARRON’S and Bloomberg BusinessWeek. He has appeared on Fox Business, the Nightly Business Report and the MoneyLife show. Willie also regularly shares his perspectives via Twitter (@WillieDelwiche) and other social media outlets.


The annual Economic Outlook Breakfast provides a morning filled with both macro and micro economic insights with a focus on growing the Fox Cities economy. The results of an annual local economic outlook survey, conducted by the Fox Cities Regional Partnership, are also revealed. These results cover issues such as employment, availability of qualified workers, sales growth and volume, net profits and salaries from the previous year. Survey participants are also asked to make projections for the coming year. The results are highlighted during the Economic Outlook Breakfast and also printed for distribution during the meeting.


Registration is now open. The event will be Wednesday, February 8, 2017 from 7:00am – 9:00am at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel, Appleton. Individual tickets for Chamber members are $35.00 or $45.00 for general admission. Tables of ten are also available at $300.00 for Chamber members or $400.00 for general admission. To register, visit or call 920.734.7101. Media are encouraged to attend.

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