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    • 12/02/2021
    • 5:30 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Santa Ynez Valley Marriott

    Industry and business, community, education leaders; financial and economic stakeholders and policymakers – what exponential changes can you in next decade? What technologies will disrupt industries? What lifestyle changes will we see? How will community and public services be impacted? Join us in person this year as visiting International Futurist Matt Griffin (our virtual speaker last year) takes us to the near-term future and shares what will impact your organization and your community! 

    Keynote Presenter: International Futurist Matt Griffin
    2021-2031: Exponential Innovation – Every Industry, Every Community

    Britain’s Matthew Griffin, Founder/CEO of the 311 Institute and the World Futures Forum, government advisor (U.S., UK, France, Germany, Canada, UAE, Singapore), and strategist to global companies (Samsung, JPMorgan Chase, UBS, Microsoft, T-Mobile, Accenture, Deloitte, SpaceX, Tesla, Disney), helps CEOs and global leaders anticipate and pivot for an uncertain future.


    • Introduction of 2022 EconAlliance Board of Directors and Officers 
    • Remarks by Incoming Board President Sam Cohen, Government/Legal Specialist, Santa Ynez Band of Chumash 
    • EconAlliance Innovation Award 2021 Presentation to: Chris Chirgwin and Lanspeed

    5:30 p.m. No-Host Social
    6:00 p.m. Welcome / Dinner
    6:30 p.m. Program
    7:10 p.m. Presentation of 2021 Innovation Award
    7:30 p.m. Keynote Presentation
    8:30 p.m. Closing Remarks

    Event Sponsors:


    Dinner Reservations $65/pp, $600 Table of 8 (6 seats to table sponsor, 2 seats for special EconAlliance guests)

    • 02/03/2022
    • Santa Maria Fairpark


    EconAlliance Ag Forum

    Thursday, February 3, 2020

    Santa Maria Fairpark

    Premier Event Sponsor:

    Grower Shipper Association Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo Counties

    The fifth “Growing Possibilities” Ag Forum will take place Thursday, February 3, 2022, and EconAlliance is now accepting sponsorship inquiries. Our Planning committee is gathering ideas for Ag Forum keynote, speakers, topics. For sponsor inquiries, or Forum speaker/topic ideas, contact Victoria Conner at

(805) 254-4479

540 E. Betteravia #234

Santa Maria, CA 93454

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