Economic Summit (Date TBD)

Mon. Jan. 1, 0001

12:00 AM

The Steamboat Grand, 2300 Mt Werner Circle

Coming soon: the 20th Annual Economic Summit in October 2014. A must-attend event for the business community. Watch this site for updates on plans for this year’s program on business topics that will inform, educate and motivate.


2013 Schedule of Events

See below for the schedule from the 2013 event. The 2014 schedule is coming soon!

8 - 8:30am  Registration, coffee and pastries
8:30 - 8:45am  Welcome and Introduction - PJ Wharton, Yampa Valley Bank
8:45 - 10am  Keynote Speaker - Neeli Bendapudi, HD Price Dean at the Kansas University School of Business
10 - 10:45am  Is there a pattern to business failure? Al Davis, Al Davis; Professor of Strategy and Entrepreneurship at UCCS; President and founder of Offtoa, Inc.; Mentor and volunteer for Colorado Springs Technology Incubator companies and others
10:45 - 11am  Break, coffee and resfreshments
11 - 11:45am  Moving from Entrepreneurial to Managerial - Richard Brice, Rex's Family of Restaurants and Chris Tamucci, Big Agnes
11:45am - 12:30pm  Why do certain projects get funded? Carrie Requist, U Grok It
12:30 - 1:30pm  Lunch and Keynote Speaker, Creating Human Innovation Ecosystems - Jim Deters, Galvanize
1:30 - 2:15pm  Building a Talented Team Panel - Trish Sullivan, Steamboat Ski & Resort, Michael Scheckman, Deer Park Road Corporation, and Karen Goedert, One Steamboat Place
2:15 - 3pm  Building a Brand - Carol Davidson & Molly Cuffe, Smartwool
3pm - 3:15pm  Break, refreshment and cookies
3:15 -  4:15pm  Keynote Speakers - Diane and Steve Muntean, Muntean Leadership Group
4:15 - 4:30pm  Closing & Thank You - Bob Kuusinen, Vectra Bank Market President
4:30 - 5:30pm  Social Hour, The Cabin