Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium: The Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium is an annual summit sponsored by The Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. The symposium draws prominent central bankers, finance ministers, academics and leading financial market players from around the world and focuses on important economic issues facing the U.S. and the world. The event started in 1978 and has been held in Jackson Hole since 1981. The symposium events are closely monitored by market participants as comments made by the attendees have the potential to affect global stock and currency markets around the world. Media partners are present at the symposium, but press presence is limited so as to provide transparency, but not enough to influence discussion or proceedings.
Source: Investopedia, Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City