CU-Boulder Leeds business school to present state economic outlook for 2016

Wednesday November 25, 2015 0 comments Tags: Boulder, CU-Boulder Leeds Sch, Richard Wobbekind, Kent Thiry, Kelly Brough, Colorado Business Ec


BOULDER -- The University of Colorado-Boulder  Leeds School of Business  will present the 51st annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum on Dec. 7.CU_Leeds_School_logoUSE

The event will be held at 1 p.m. at the Grand Hyatt Denver, 1750 E. Welton St., and is free and open to the public but registration is required.

Compiled by the Leeds School’s Business Research Division, the comprehensive state economic outlook for 2016 will feature forecasts and trends for 13 business sectors prepared by more than 100 business, government and industry professionals.

Economic snapshots from counties and regions around the state, as well as updates on international trade, population, labor force, personal income growth and the national economy will be included in the outlook.

Economist Richard Wobbekind, executive director of the Business Research Division, will present the forecast with co-presenter Kelly Brough, president and CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber.

Kent Thiry, chair and CEO of DaVita HealthCare Partners, will deliver the keynote address.

This year’s industry discussion sessions after the forecast include:

  • “Colorado Real Estate: How Long Will the Boom Last?”
  • “Workforce Strategies: Connecting Workers to Jobs in Colorado”
  • “Making Sense of Commodities Prices”

For more information, click here.