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2012 q1 vistage confidence index chairs

  1. 1. LEADERSHIP.Vistage CEO Confidence Index, Q1 2012
  2. 2. Vistage At-a-GlanceFounded in 1957 as The Executive Committee (“TEC”), today Vistage International, Inc.is the world’s leading peer advisory membership organization for CEOs and executives.► Vistage has 15,000 members and operates in 15 countries► Headquartered in San Diego, CA► 160 employees (including ~30 at U.K., China and Mexico wholly-owned subsidiaries)► More than 700 Vistage Chairs (independent-contractor, trained coaches) worldwide► Approximately 800 Vistage Speakers (independent-contractor expert resources) worldwide Collectively, Vistage member companies represent more than $250 billion in revenues and 1.5 million employees in the U.S. alone. For internal use only. ©2011 Vistage International. All rights reserved. 2
  3. 3. Vistage CEO Confidence IndexOverview► The Vistage CEO Confidence Index is the nation’s largest and most comprehensive report of the opinions and projections of small-to-medium-sized business CEOs about the U.S. economy► The survey, which began in 2003, is conducted quarterly and typically includes between 1,600 and 2,000 CEO respondents from across the country► The results are analyzed by University of Michigan’s Dr. Richard Curtin, who also oversees the U.S. Consumer Sentiment Index► Dr. Curtin has determined that since 2003, the Vistage CEO Confidence Index has not only provided a reliable snapshot of CEO confidence, but also serves as a reliable harbinger for changes in GDP and Employment For internal use only. ©2011 Vistage International. All rights reserved. 3
  4. 4. Vistage CEO Confidence Index For internal use only. ©2009 Vistage International. All rights reserved. 4
  5. 5. Vistage Confidence Index andYear-to-Year Changes In GDP GDP GDP Confidence
  6. 6. Vistage Employment Expectations Indexand Year-to-Year Changes In Employment Employment (Y-Y %Change) Employment Employment Expectations
  7. 7. Vistage CEO Confidence IndexQ4 2011 Highlights (Survey of 1,641 Small Business CEOs, December 12-22, 2011)75% of CEOs say their sales revenue will increase in the next 12 months.60% of CEOs expect their firm’s profitability to improve during the next 12 months.59% of CEOs believe recent data showing economic improvement signals a longer-termtrend toward economic growth.60% of CEOs believe that overall economic conditions in the U.S. have improvedcompared to a year ago.84% of CEOs have learned to make their business more productive with fewer employees.57% of CEOs expect their total number of employees will increase in the next 12 months.30% of CEOs said that if they could start their business over again, they would chose toopen it in another state. For internal use only. ©2011 Vistage International. All rights reserved. 7
  8. 8. Vistage CEO Confidence Index U.S. State CityOverall economy has improved 60% xx% xx%Expect increase in revenues 75% xx% xx%Expect increase in profits 60% xx% xx%Plan to hire in next 12 months 57% xx% xx%More productive with fewer employees 84% xx% xx%Small Business CEOs surveyed: United States—1,854; State - xxx; City - xx For internal use only. ©2011 Vistage International. All rights reserved. 8
  9. 9. Vistage CEO Confidence Index Questions/Comments For internal use only. ©2011 Vistage International. All rights reserved. 9

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