2015 economic summit to showcase local business innovations
Steamboat Springs — 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.
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The Longevity Project is an annual campaign to help educate readers about what it takes to live a long, fulfilling life in our valley. This year Kevin shares his story of hope and celebration of life with his presentation Cracked, Not Broken as we explore the critical and relevant topic of mental health.
The event starts at 7:30 a.m. Friday with coffee and networking.
To register or learn more about the summit, click here.
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