The Greater Topeka Partnership and Washburn University School of Business would like to invite you to our annual economic outlook conference, scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 3 from 7:30-10:30 a.m. at Washburn University’s Memorial Union A/B. Find the latest trends with the current economy and explore the future of the economy with leading experts, engaging discussions, and valuable insights.

We’re excited to announce our 2023 speakers:

  • Dr. Joseph Gruber, Executive VP and Director of Research at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
  • Adam Proffitt, Secretary of the Kansas Department of Administration and Budget Director
  • Dr. Paul Byrne, Professor of Economics at Washburn University School of Business
  • Melissa Brunner, News Director at WIBW, Emcee
  • Aja Carter, Senior Media Student at Washburn University, Co-Emcee

Network with industry leaders, entrepreneurs, and fellow professionals, while uncovering opportunities to thrive in the ever-changing economic landscape.


Register Here!

Date: 10/3/2023

Time: 7:30 am – 10:30 am

Place: Washburn University’s Memorial Union A/B

Cost: $80

Register Here!

Thank you to our 2023 Economic Outlook Conference Sponsors!

Host Sponsors

Table Sponsors

· Community Bank

· Evergy

· Prairie Band Casino & Resort

· Prairie Band LLC

· City of Topeka

· McElroy’s Inc.

· Kansas Gas Service- A Division of ONE Gas Inc.

· FHLBank Topeka

· Kaw Valley Bank

· Fidelity State Bank & Trust Co.

· CoreFirst Bank & Trust

· Capitol Federal

· Azura Credit Union

· Security Benefit

· Clayton Wealth Partners

· Silver Lake Bank

· University of Kansas St. Francis

· Kendall Construction

· Metro Topeka Airport Authority


Supporting Sponsor

· Compass Marketing


Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Please email