Recent & Upcoming Presentations

Since 1995, Robert Fry has given more than 900 speeches on the economic outlook to senior management, business teams, customers, and trade associations.  Almost every company and trade association that Robert has spoken to has invited him back for one or more repeat engagements.  (See list below.)  


A typical speech on the economic outlook lasts 45 minutes, plus 15 minutes of Q&A.  It covers the broad global economy, with emphasis on markets of particular interest to the audience.  Topics covered include GDP, industrial production, vehicle sales, housing starts, oil prices, inflation, and interest rates.  

To book Robert for a speaking engagement, email robert@robertfryeconomics.com or call Robert at 302 743-8553.


Robert has given multiple presentations to all of the following organizations:


  • American Coatings Association

  • American Composites Manufacturers Association

  • American Fiber Manufacturers Association

  • American Institute of Chemical Engineers

  • Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators

  • Benjamin Moore Paints

  • Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

  • Conference of Business Economists

  • DCAT (Drugs, Chemicals, & Associated Technologies)

  • DuPont

  • EIS, Inc.

  • Envelope Manufacturers Association

  • ERCO Worldwide

  • Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond

  • Houston Chemical Association

  • Institute of Supply Management

  • IWCS:  International Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum

  • Lennox

  • Milliken

  • National Association for Business Economics

  • NTEA -- The Association for the Work Truck Industry

  • Pittsburgh Chemical Day

  • Plastics Industry Association

  • PolyOne

  • Racemics

  • Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

  • Semiconductor Equipment and Manufacturing International

  • Sherwin Williams

  • Society of Plastics Engineers

  • Synthetic Yarn & Fiber Association

  • Western Coatings Symposium

September 28, 2021

National Association of Chemical Distributors:  Northeast Region

Portland, Maine

October 4, 2021

IWCS Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum (virtual)

October 12, 2021

NTEA -- The Association for the Work Truck Industry

Columbus, Ohio

October 15, 2021

The Hand Tools Institute

Chicago, Illinois

April 4, 2022 

Flexographic Pre-Press Platemakers Association

Clearwater Beach, Florida

April 5, 2022

Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators

Charlotte, North Carolina

April 22, 2022

Tubular Exchanger Manufacturers Association (virtual)

April 24, 2022

American Wire Cloth Institute 


May 9, 2022


Spartanburg, South Carolina

October 10, 2022

IWCS Cable & Connectivity Industry Forum

Providence, Rhode Island

Sample Presentation

Slides from presentation to

The Transformer Association

April 25, 2018: