15th Annual Economic Development Summit
8:00am / Sky Ute Casino
Featuring National Leadership Speakers.
Leadership experts from around the country will share insights on ensuring that the human side of economic development takes precedence at the 15th Annual La Plata Economic Development Alliance Summit Conference.
This year's theme is "Leading with Heart", the title of the book recently published by scheduled keynote speaker, Edward Sullivan. Sullivan will be joined by former TopGun Executive Office and Commander of the Pacific Fleet, Admiral Mike "Wizzard" McCabe, workforce specialist and TedX speaker, Sally Thorton and Kerry Siggins, CEO of StoneAge.
"Our community has inherited new challenges and opportunities in a post-pandemic economy and we are continuing to commit to a leadership conference with the Summit that will enable our business leaders to adapt", stated Michael French, Executive Director of the Alliance. "We want regional leaders to be part of the conversation as we build a more human-focused economy."
The one-day Summit is scheduled for September 21st, 2022 at Event Center in the Sky Ute Casino in Ignacio, Colorado from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. Tickets and further information can be found on the Alliance's website www.yeslpc.com, or by reaching our office at (970) 259-1700.
About the La Plata Economic Development Alliance
The Alliance is a membership-based not-for-profit whose mission is to create a vibrant and resilient economy from the recruitment, retainment, and growth of business, by fostering public and private partnerships and preserving our quality of life here in La Plata County. The Alliance is relied upon by our public partners in La Plata County, (City of Durango, La Plata County, Town of Bayfield, Town of Ignacio) to be a partnership entity that focuses on economic development initiatives that meet that mission. The Alliance has heavily advocated for initiatives that support our community's resiliency and growth while enabling the way we work, live, learn and play.