8th Annual CUSBA Cross-Border Economic Forecast Meeting

04/Feb/2020 @ 10:30 AM 04/Feb/2020 @ 02:00 PM Federal Reserve Bank – Detroit Branch 1600 East Warren Avenue Detroit, MI 48207

Canada-US Business Association

CUSBA – The Canada – US Business Association has provided leadership and foresight since 1992 as one of the premier voices for the Canadian and American business communities. CUSBA plays host to a number of events through the year, and provides regular news and updates on key issues related to Canadian and US business across multiple industry sectors.

CUSBA hosts major business events between Canada and the United States throughout the year. These events provide networking opportunities for members from both countries as well as opportunities for local, regional and federal government representatives to interface with leaders across industry and business.

CUSBA offers membership at levels for individuals, corporations and non-profit, governmental entities.

You can join CUSBA Today at: http://www.cusbaonline.com/

For Event Information and Sponsorship Opportunites contact:

Amber Dunn-Egerer – amberdunn9@gmail.com


8th Annual Cross – Border
Economic Forecast Meeting & Luncheon Presentation
Tuesday February 4, 2020
11:30 am to 2:00 pm

CUSBA is pleased to host our 8th Annual Cross-Border Economic Forecast Meeting & Luncheon at the Visitors Center of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, Detroit Branch.

1600 East Warren Avenue, Detroit, Michigan 48207


11:30 am to 12:00 – Registration & Networking
12:00 to 1:45 pm – Lunch & Economic Forecast
1:45 to 2:00 pm – Federal Reserve Vault Tours


Paul Traub

Paul Traub is the Senior Business Economist at the Detroit Branch of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago where his responsibilities include both research and current analysis. Prior to joining the economic research department of the Chicago Fed, Traub was the president of Scenario Economics LLC and senior economist for Americas Commercial Transportation Research Company, LLC (ACT Research).Traub retired in 2008 from the position of corporate economist with 25 years of service at Chrysler LLC. Traub currently is on the board of directors of the Detroit Association of Business Economists; is a member of the National Association of Business Economists and the Detroit Economic Club; is on advisory boards for Lawrence Technological University College of Management, Baker College of Flint Business School and the U.S. Army TACOM LCMC; and has served as an adjunct faculty member at Oakland University in the School of Business. He holds a B.B.A. from the University of Michigan – Dearborn and an M.B.A. from Oakland University.

Jean-François Perrault

Jean-François Perrault, Chief Economist and Senior Vice President, Scotiabank. Jean-François Perrault joined Scotiabank in 2015 as Senior Vice-President and Chief Economist. He leads a team of Economists to support Scotiabank’s domestic and international business lines and clients from retail to capital markets, providing Scotiabank’s senior executives, business lines and customers with perspectives, insights and forecasts on economic, financial market and policy developments. Prior to joining Scotiabank, Jean-François held prominent roles with the federal government, the Bank of Canada, the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.



The WindsorEssex Economic Development Corporation(WE EDC) is the region’s lead economic development agency and a dedicated catalyst for business growth and expansion. We attract new businesses to our region, help strengthen existing businesses and support entrepreneurship. WE EDC is supported by the Town of Amherstburg, Town of Essex, Town of Kingsville, Town of Lakeshore, Town of LaSalle, Municipality of Leamington, Pelee Island, Town of Tecumseh, and the City of Windsor. It is responsible for advancing economic development to grow and sustain prosperity in the region. www.choosewindsoressex.com


Contact Amber Dunn to discuss potential sponsorship opportunities.
AMBER DUNN amberdunn9@gmail.com


The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago’s Detroit Branch Visitors Center is a unique venue.

All individuals visiting the Visitors Center will be subject to the Federal Reserve Detroit Branch screening process which requires your name to be registered at the front security gate, all Visitors Must Show Government – Issued Photo ID before entering the visitors centre and all visitors and items are subject to X-Ray Security Clearance.



CUSBA will be arranging a post event tour of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Detroit Branch that includes a discussion of the US Federal Reserve System and a direct view into the cash department which processes and disburses Millions of US Currency across the Michigan and Mid-Western area banks on a daily basis. Additional CUSBA Event Information and Sponsorship / Partner Opportunites Contact: Amber Dunn, Marketing Coordinator & Senior Administrator. amberdunn9@gmail.com

The Detroit Branch is the only branch office of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. Founded in 1927, the bank was originally located in downtown Detroit and has since relocated to a building in Detroit’s Eastern Market Historic District. Sitting on 17 acres of land, the $80-million, 220,000-square-foot building is one of the most secure and heavily guarded structures in the city of Detroit. It houses one of the largest single repositories of currency in the country and is responsible for destroying old money, sending out new money to banks, inspecting currency for counterfeit bills, and conducting extensive economic analyses. It also ensures that banks comply with regulatory requirements.

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