Economic / Future Trends

Jan. 12 webinar | Business trends for 2024 and beyond

Entering 2024, small and midsize businesses are again facing heightened uncertainty fueled by global conflicts, environmental impacts, emerging technologies and the prospects of an economic slowdown.

To help CEOs make informed decisions based on these challenges, we’ve asked Vistage speaker and strategy expert Marc Emmer to recap highlights from his popular Business Trends 2024 series and provide an update based on the latest data and insights.

Joined by Vistage Chief Research Officer Joe Galvin, Emmer will update CEOs and owners of small and midsize businesses on key economic, social, technological and ecological trends for the year ahead and share how SMBs can leverage such trends for a competitive advantage.

Key takeaways for CEOs will include:

  • Evolving trends in wages and employment
  • Impacts from federal deficits, higher bond yields, and interest rates
  • Consequences of inflation, including rising health-care costs
  • How business leaders are Incorporating automation, artificial intelligence and machine learning into their businesses
  • How business models are changing amid the accelerating rate of change
  • Trends in ESG (environmental, social and governance) policies

How to attend

Date: January 12, 2024

Time: 1:00 p.m. ET/10:00 a.m. PT 

*Please use the blue box on the right to register. 

About the presenter

marc emmerMarc Emmer is an author, speaker and consultant recognized as a thought leader throughout North America as an expert in strategy & strategic planning. The release of Marc’s second book, Momentum: How Companies Decide What to Do Next, was covered online by Yahoo Finance, Marketwatch, CBS and NBC. Marc is a frequent contributor to the Vistage Research Center, and

Optimize has an impressive client list including public companies such as Starbucks, CBRE, Rio Tinto, Justice (stores), Klipsch and over 80 Vistage members. Marc has worked in a diverse range of industries including financial services, health care, technology and energy. Marc has also served as an advisor to several serial entrepreneurs and has served on numerous for-profit and nonprofit boards.

Marc is also an accomplished speaker, having delivered over 400 keynotes for organizations such as the Association for Corporate Growth, Vistage, Allinial Global and the National Coaches and Mentors Association. His weekly strategy blog is received by over two thousand senior executives.

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About the Author: Joe Galvin

Joe Galvin is the Chief Research Officer for Vistage Worldwide. Vistage members receive the most credible, data-driven and actionable thought leadership on the strategic issues facing CEOs. Through collaboration with the Vistage community of…

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