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The Economic Club of New York is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonpolitical organization dedicated to the discussion of today’s most important social, economic and political questions. Since 1907, the Club has welcomed more than 1,000 speakers - business leaders, U.S. presidents, innovators, luminaries, statesmen and academics.read more
Our members are among the top business leaders in the nation, interested in vigorous and ongoing discussion about issues that advance both our nation and the global economy. They are distinguished in the areas of finance, technology, law, government, academe, media, healthcare, and other economic sectors. Explore opportunities for Full, Associate, and Non-Resident Memberships.read more
Our Fellows Program recruits potential future Club members who have shown leadership and commitment to the Club’s ideals and provides programming to foster the growth of these outstanding individuals. Applications for the Class of 2022 will be available October 1, 2021.read more
We are partnering with the Economic Clubs of Chicago and Washington, D.C. to expand the opportunities for members. Members can now attend our sister clubs’ events and engage with the distinguished memberships in both cities.
2022 Upcoming Programs
May 24, 2022
Hamilton (“Tony”) E. James is the Chairman of Jefferson River Capital. In 2002, he joined Blackstone as President and Chief Operating Officer and in 2018, he became Blackstone’s Executive Vice Chairman. During his tenure at Blackstone, he was a member of the Board of Directors, a member of the Management Committee, and he sat on all of the firm’s various investment committees.
Nicole A. Elam, Esq.
June 6, 2022
Nicole A. Elam, Esq. is President and CEO of the National Bankers Association (“NBA”), the premier trade association and voice for the nation’s minority financial institutions. She is the youngest President and CEO since the NBA’s founding in 1927.
June 7, 2022 - Signature Luncheon
Arvind Krishna is the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of IBM. As a business leader and technologist, he has led the building and expansion of new markets for IBM in artificial intelligence, cloud, quantum computing, and blockchain. He has also played a significant role in the development of innovative IBM products and solutions based on these emerging technologies.
June 21, 2022 - Signature Luncheon
As board chairman and CEO, Brian Cornell heads the dynamic global team behind Target, a leading omnichannel growth company in American retail. Based in Minneapolis, Target has nearly 2,000 stores covering all 50 American states, a headquarters location in India and global supply chain and sourcing offices. Together, Target’s purpose-driven team of more than 400,000 works daily to help all families discover the joy of everyday life.
PETER G. PETERSON LEADERSHIP EXCELLENCE AWARD DINNER
June 27, 2022
MONDAY, MAY 9, 2022
Dr. Dana Suskind
Professor of Surgery, Pediatrics and Public Policy (affiliated), University of Chicago
Co-Director, TMW Center for Early Learning + Public Health
MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2022
Gen. David H. Petraeus (Ret.)
Partner and Chairman, KKR Global Institute
Former Director of the CIA
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Monday, May 16, 2022
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Thursday, May 5, 2022
The Economic Club of New York is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, nonpolitical organization dedicated to the promotion of the study and discussion of social, economic and political questions. For more than a century, the Club has served as the premier public forum for thought leaders of the United States and the world, to express a diverse set of views and opinions in a free and open environment. By embracing and promoting free expression of diverse views and opinions, the Club effectively acts as a catalyst for innovation in thought and ideas impacting social, economic and political issues facing society.