2015 economic summit to showcase local business innovations | SteamboatToday.com

2015 economic summit to showcase local business innovations

David Belin, of the research and consulting firm RRC Associates, talks to Steamboat Economic Summit attendees about how Steamboat Springs' economy has recovered since the Great Recession.
Scott Franz

— Local business leaders will gather at Colorado Mountain College’s Alpine campus in Steamboat Springs Friday to discuss the state of the economy in the Yampa Valley and showcase the latest innovations by local businesses.

In one presentation, attendees of the 2015 Economic Summit will see how a medical technology company, a farm, an outdoor retail manufacturer and a high school teacher have innovated their businesses in Steamboat Springs.

Other summit highlights include a presentation on tourism trends and a winter outlook, and a keynote speech from a chef turned leadership psychologist about unlocking creativity to reach greater levels of success.

Featured speakers at the summit this year include Keith Kramer, executive director of Yampa Valley Data Partners, Edgar Papke, leadership psychologist and executive coach, Todd Musselman, a leadership trainer, and Ralf Garrison, a destination travel market data expert.

Registration for the summit is $85 for Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association members and $100 for non-members.

The event starts at 7:30 a.m. Friday with coffee and networking.

To register or learn more about the summit, click here.

To reach Scott Franz, call 970-871-4210, email scottfranz@SteamboatToday.com or follow him on Twitter @ScottFranz10

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