High Level Implications to Your Vision & Growth Strategy
2020 greets us during the longest sustained period of economic expansion in US history with 126 consecutive months of growth.
What does the future hold? What goes up must come down...but when?
Learn strategies, implications and protections from what awaits in 2020.
If maintaining and growing your domestic sales is your priority, international growth rates are often several times higher because many foreign markets are experiencing accelerated growth curves compared to a mature U.S. market. If that's the smart move, how do you start?
Whether you offer a product, service, or tech platform, from a developed or developing market, you'll learn tips, tricks and tools to successfully seek international appeal and competitiveness in the right markets including your home market.
This forecast delivers an opportunity to sit back and look at the larger implications of your growth strategy...both domestic and cross-border.
Recession-Proof Your 2020 Business w a Renowned Int'l Economist
Listen to former State Department international economist, university international business professor and founder of the International Business Accelerator forecast the 2020 US and global economy as it pertains to startups, high-growth companies and SMEs.
Learn what we've witnessed, predict and recommend for international growth.
After the forecast, specialists will take a Q&A to discuss strategies to fortify domestic operations, tap into foreign demand, and recession-proof your business for 2020 and beyond.
Forecast by former US State Dept. Int'l Economist and University Professor
Christopher Lynch is a global business thought leader and founder of the International Business Accelerator (IBA). An economist by training, he was a career US Foreign Service Officer, dealing with economic and business policy issues in Washington DC and at five US Embassies in Europe and Latin America. His last post was as US Consul General to Hamburg, where he was the senior US Government representative in northern Germany.
After returning to the US, Chris has focused on local economic development and entrepreneurship. He has mentored more than 200 startups through business incubators, accelerators and small business development programs. Chris currently heads the Community Vitalization Council and was previously VP for Economic Development at the Irvine and Santa Rosa Chambers of Commerce in California. He founded the International Business Accelerator in 2013.
He is an adjunct professor of International Business at Golden Gate University and of economics at Long Beach City College. He speaks fluent German and Spanish.
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