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2016 Economic Summit

2016 Economic Summit 

Our People ~ Our Business ~ Our Future:
Empowering Our Community from the Ground Up 

2016 Economic Summit
Wed, Oct 26, 2016
7:30 AM – 5:00 PM
Sky Ute Resort & Casino

$60 Regular Tickets (August 16-October 20)

…for the 2016 Economic Summit

Check out the day’s schedule for the 2016 Economic Summit.
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Welcome to the La Plata County Economic Development Alliance, Economic Summit webpage! We are proud that this event has become the premier local professional conference for Southwest Colorado and the Four Corners Region. More than 300 small business owners, corporate executives, non-profit leaders and public and government officials attend the day-long event.

The Economic Summit is a great way to reach business owners, entrepreneurs, staff members, and leaders throughout the Region. This is a full day filled with ideas to help you be a Innovative leader within your organization while keeping it affordable. Topics of the day include business strategy, management, technology and more!

The Economic Development Alliance continues to bring this event to the Sky Ute Event Center every year improving and developing local business, infrastructure, workforce, communities, health, education and the economic development of the area.

This year, we welcome Chris Waugh as our keynote presenter. He is the Chief Design & Innovation Officer at Sutter Health. Chris is empowering organizations, individuals and communities to revolutionize health and well-being by leveraging design thinking, technology and organizational culture. His design strategy projects include Nike, Google, CDC, Nestle and Jamie Oliver ltd. He is very passionate about health and improving healthcare experiences globally.

Our Keynote Presentation is made possible by the generous support of Keynote Sponsors:

Fort Lewis College, Durango CO


Platinum Sponsors:

First National Bank of Durango


Gold Sponsors:

Bank of SJ


GCC Energy Logo



Silver Sponsors:

Conoco Phillips


Dgo Chamber


Durango Motor Company


Fasttrack Communications, Durango CO


Mercy Regional Medical Center



San Juan College




Swan Global


Tafoya Barrett, CPA Services


Think Network Technologies


Wells Group

Bronze Sponsors:

Axis Health Systems, Durango CO


Basin Printing




Durango Insurance Professionals




Express Employment Professionals


Four Corners Records and Data Management





Oxford Asset Management


The Payroll Department


Sholler Edwards


SW CO Community College


Spine Colorado


Vectra Bank, Durango CO


WPX Energy