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San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
International Monetary Fund Managing Director Christine Lagarde will talk about world's economy at a National Press Club luncheon in her first press appearance in 2014. Lagarde will speak immediately after returning from a trip to Africa.
As the leader of the IMF, Lagarde has in hand economic research of the organization's 188 member countries. She'll discuss the prospects for US and global economic growth, recovery in the European Union, and the IMF's mission to support low-income countries by increasing the availability of credit.
Lunch will be served at 1 p.m., with remarks beginning at 1:30 p.m., followed by a question-and-answer session ending at 2:30 p.m. NOTE: This is different from the customary NPC luncheon schedule.
Tickets cost $22 for Press Club members ( NPC Members may purchase 2 tickets at this rate) and $36 for all other non-member tickets. For questions, please email email@example.com or call (202) 662 – 7501. Tickets must be paid for at the time of purchase.
NPC Members who wish to attend the pre-luncheon reception must RSVP separately to VIPreception@press.org 48 hours before the event. Space may be limited. You must have a paid reservation to the Luncheon to attend the VIP reception
To submit a question in advance, put LAGARDE in the subject line and email to firstname.lastname@example.org before 10 a.m. on the day of the luncheon.
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The National Press Club
The National Press Club, a private club for journalists and communications professionals, has been a Washington institution for more than a century. It is also a world-class conference and meeting facility that hosts thousands of events each year for sophisticated clients from around the globe. And while these are the Club’s functions, its mission is to be The World’s Leading Professional Organization for Journalists. It is a social and business organization dedicated to supporting the ongoing improvement of the profession of journalism.