Lowe & Rose institutes to host IE Economic Forecast Conference

Citizens Business Bank Presents 6th Annual Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference on Thursday, September 24, 2015 at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario

Will the Inland Empire Economy Take-Off with the Ontario Airport Control Issue Resolved?

Melissa Francis, Anchor & Host, Fox Business Network & Fox News Channel Featured Guest Speaker Will Discuss: Separating the Washington & Wall Street Economic Spin

For the sixth year, Citizens Business Bank (CBB), recently ranked a “Top 5 Bank in the U.S.” by Bank Director Magazine, is presenting the Sixth Annual Inland Empire Economic Forecast Conference on Thursday, September 24, 2015 from 7:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. at Citizens Business Bank Arena, located at 4000 East Ontario Center Parkway, Ontario. The annual conference is hosted by the Inland Empire Center for Economics and Public Policy at Claremont McKenna College (CMC), a joint venture between the Lowe Institute of Political Economy and the Rose Institute of State and Local Government of CMC, and the UCLA Anderson Forecast. A select number of media and sponsorship opportunities remain available; for more information, contact Marionette Moore at 909-607-7265.

Manfred Keil, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Economics at the Robert Day School of Economics and Finance at Claremont McKenna College, will explore and answer this important question, “Will the Inland Empire economy take-off with the Ontario Airport control issue resolved?” He will also deliver economic forecasts and economic development updates on the Inland Empire including San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. 

The UCLA Anderson Forecast Director Edward Leamer, PhD and Senior Economist Jerry Nickelsburg, PhD will present the national and state economic forecasts. Professor Weidenmier will deliver economic forecasts and economic development updates on the Inland Empire including San Bernardino and Riverside Counties. 

Conference Schedule: 
7:00 a.m.: Registration, Breakfast and Networking 
8:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m.: Conference

Tickets are $75 (table of ten is $650). Space is limited. To register and for additional information, please visit, www.InlandEmpireCenter.org , or phone 909-607-7265. 

Presenting Sponsor: Citizens Business Bank. Platinum Sponsors: Oremor Automotive Group, KCAL-FM, KOLA-FM and KVCR TV and NPR Radio. Gold Sponsors: City of Ontario, Los Angeles Business Journal, and The Press Enterprise. Silver Sponsors: Citrus Valley Association of Realtors, County of San Bernardino, Cushman & Wakefield of California, KCAA Radio, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, Parke Guptill Certified Public Accountants, and Riverside County Economic Development Agency. 

About Citizens Business Bank
CVB Financial Corp. is the holding company for Citizens Business Bank. The Bank is the largest financial institution headquartered in the Inland Empire region of Southern California with assets of approximately $7.7 billion. Citizens Business Bank serves 43 cities with 40 Business Financial Centers, seven Commercial Banking Centers, and three trust office locations serving the Inland Empire, Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Ventura County, and the Central Valley areas of California.

Shares of CVB Financial Corp. common stock are listed on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “CVBF.” For investor information on CVB Financial Corp., visit our Citizens Business Bank website at www.cbbank.com and click on the “Investors” tab.

About Claremont McKenna College
Claremont McKenna College (CMC) is a highly selective, independent liberal arts college with a unique real world mission.  As a member of The Claremont Colleges, CMC’s dynamic programs and eminent teacher-scholars develop students into leaders in the private, public, and social sectors. Located on a beautiful residential campus east of Los Angeles, the College offers generous scholarship and financial aid, and rigorous, broad academic training in the social sciences, sciences, and the humanities, with a widely recognized expertise in economics and government. The college achieves its distinctive mission of producing responsible leaders by providing a community ethos that is committed to collaboration and the free exchange of ideas, nationally recognized athletic programs, and rich opportunities for advanced research, real world experience, and internships through student-led enterprises and 11 research institutes. www.cmc.edu.

About UCLA Anderson Forecast 
UCLA Anderson Forecast is one of the most widely watched and often-cited economic outlooks for California and the nation and was unique in predicting both the seriousness of the early-1990s downturn in California and the strength of the state's rebound since 1993. More recently, the Forecast was credited as the first major U.S. economic forecasting group to declare the recession of 2001. www.uclaforecast.com.