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Press Conference featuring U.S. Cement Industry Top Economist Ed Sullivan to be held at 2023 World of Concrete

January 12, 2023


Press Conference featuring U.S. Cement Industry Top Economist Ed Sullivan to be held at 2023 World of Concrete



Topics to be addressed: Are we headed toward a recession and what economic trends might impact construction material demand for the private sector, and federal efforts to rebuild America’s infrastructure?



Las Vegas, NV – The Portland Cement Association’s (PCA) Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Ed Sullivan, will hold a press conference at the Las Vegas Convention Center at 10:00 a.m. PST on January 17, 2023.

Sullivan will walk through his 2023 economic forecast, explaining how a diverse array of macroeconomic factors, federal government policies and finance sector considerations are expected to impact the cement-concrete-construction industries in 2023 and beyond. There will be a specific focus on recessionary risks for the broad economy as well as specific assessments on activity in the residential, nonresidential and public sectors of construction.

There will be time allotted at the end for questions by the audience and scheduled one-on-one interviews will occur with individual reporters at the end of the press conference.

WHEN:           10:00 a.m. PST on January 17, 2023

WHO:              Ed Sullivan, PCA Senior V.P. & Chief Economist

WHERE:         Las Vegas Convention Center, Room N251, North Hall

RSVP:             Please contact Remi Braden at rbraden@cement.org if you plan to attend or would like to set up a separate interview with Ed Sullivan.


The Portland Cement Association (PCA), founded in 1916, is the premier policy, research, education, and market intelligence organization serving America’s cement manufacturers. PCA members represent the majority of U.S. cement production capacity, having facilities across the country. The association promotes safety, sustainability, and innovation in all aspects of construction, fosters continuous improvement in cement manufacturing and distribution, promoting economic growth and sound infrastructure investment. For more information, visit www.cement.org.