Financial Industry Leader Bill Ackman Announced as the 2023 Economic Outlook Conference Keynote Speaker

By: Samantha Chapa
| Published 11/21/2022


THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce today announced that Bill Ackman, Founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, L.P., will be the 2023 Economic Outlook Conference Keynote Speaker.

Mr. Ackman is the Chairman of The Howard Hughes Corporation (NYSE:HHC) and a member of the board of Universal Music Group N.V. (NA:UMG). He serves as a member of the Investor Advisory Committee on Financial Markets for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, and a member of the Board of Dean’s Advisors of the Harvard Business School. Mr. Ackman is a co-trustee of the Pershing Square Foundation, a family foundation, that supports leaders and innovative organizations tackling important social issues and delivering scalable and sustainable impact across the globe.

The 2023 Conference will also include:

• A Community Update
• A Regional Update
• A National Update
• A Corporate Relocation Panel

“Bill Ackman will bring significant economic insight to our conference and share his perspective as a global industry leader at the forefront of issues facing our society today,” said Jim Carman, President of the Houston Region for The Howard Hughes Corporation. “We are thrilled to have Bill serve as the keynote speaker for this year’s Economic Outlook Conference as we look to the future of The Woodlands and the Greater Houston area.”

The 36th Annual Economic Outlook Conference will be held on Friday, February 24, 2023, at The Woodlands Waterway Marriott Hotel and Convention Center from 7:00 am to 1:00 pm. Early bird tickets are now available at for Chamber Members.

The Economic Outlook Conference is planned annually by The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce with the intention to provide economic updates and shareable, valuable information for business leaders. The event also offers a business expo that provides sponsors and attendees the opportunity to engage in one-on-one conversations.

For more information contact Samantha Chapa, Director of Government Affairs & Signature Events at

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