W. P. Carey economist Lee McPheters said at the 54th Annual Economic Forecast Luncheon that the state must invest in infrastructure to support the expansion.

Attention-grabbing 'car vending machines' save money and drive interest, Ernie Garcia III said at the Economic Club of Phoenix Luncheon hosted by the W. P. Carey School of Business on Nov. 1, 2017.

The first Economic Club of Phoenix Luncheon of the 2017–2018 season featured Ken Lamneck, president and CEO of Insight. He discussed how technology is both supporting and becoming business, and why companies must embrace technology and innovation to manage and transform.

The Economic Club of Phoenix (ECP) speaker series — hosted by the W. P. Carey School of Business — is celebrating its 33rd anniversary and has become the pre-eminent Arizona forum for the exchange of ideas about business and the economy. Its monthly luncheons and other activities offer business leaders and others a chance to network and engage.

Dennis Hoffman, Lee McPheters, and Mark Stapp from ASU's W. P. Carey School of Business addressed all the big issues and provided the first look at the local and national economy in 2018 at the Annual Economic Luncheon sponsored by the Economic Club of Phoenix.