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Ken Simonson

Ken Simonson

Keynote Speaker: Chief Economist at Associated General Contractors of America

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Ken Simonson Biography

Ken Simonson has been chief economist for the Associated General Contractors of America, the leading trade association for the construction industry, since 2001. He provides insight into the economy and what it implies for construction and related industries through frequent media interviews, presentations and the Data DIGest, his weekly one-page e-newsletter that goes to more than 20,000 subscribers.

Simonson has more than 40 years of experience analyzing, advocating and communicating about economic and tax issues.

He currently serves as liaison to the Census Bureau’s Construction Data Modernization Working Group. He is a Fellow and past president of the National Association for Business Economics, and he is co-director of the Tax Economists Forum, a professional meeting group he co-founded in 1982.

Simonson has a BA in economics from the University of Chicago, and an MA in economics from Northwestern University.

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Ken Simonson Videos

Ken Simonson Discusses the Outlook for Growth in Construction
AGC's Ken Simonson on coronavirus impacts and implications for construction
Video Op-ed with Ken Simonson, AGC Chief Economist

How to book Ken Simonson?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ken Simonson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ken Simonson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ken Simonson or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Ken Simonson?

Booking fees for Ken Simonson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ken Simonson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Ken Simonson?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ken Simonson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ken Simonson for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ken Simonson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ken Simonson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Ken Simonson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Marketing, Economy and Manufacturing. The estimated speaking fee range to book Ken Simonson for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Ken Simonson generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Bill Conerly, Lee Ohanian and John Manzella. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ken Simonson for an upcoming event.

Ken Simonson Videos

Ken Simonson Discusses the Outlook for Growth in Construction
AGC's Ken Simonson on coronavirus impacts and implications for construction
Video Op-ed with Ken Simonson, AGC Chief Economist
AGCETN Chapter Webinar- Impact of COVID 19 on Construction

Ken Simonson News

How to book Ken Simonson?

Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Ken Simonson for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Ken Simonson, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Ken Simonson or any other celebrity of your choice.

How much does it cost to book Ken Simonson?

Booking fees for Ken Simonson, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Ken Simonson, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.

Who is the agent for Ken Simonson?

All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Ken Simonson for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Ken Simonson for your next private or corporate function.

What is a full-service talent booking agency?

All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Ken Simonson or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Ken Simonson or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.


Ken Simonson is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics including Marketing, Economy and Manufacturing. The estimated speaking fee range to book Ken Simonson for live events is Below $10,000, and for virtual events Below $10,000. Ken Simonson generally travels from Washington, DC, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Dr. Bill Conerly, Lee Ohanian and John Manzella. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Ken Simonson for an upcoming event.

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