The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce recently announced the speakers for the 2012 Future of Jobs event.
A new event for the chamber, the summit will begin at 7:!5 a.m. at the Drake Centre, 802 West Drake on Thursday, August 9. The event will provide members of the business community with the opportunity to learn about primary employment trends in Larimer County, the City's Economic Health Plan, trends in site selection and innovation and commercialization in Fort Collins.
Speakers include Regional Economist Dr. Martin Shields, Fort Collins Area Chamber President & CEO David May, City of Fort Collins Economic Health Director Josh Birks, City of Fort Collins Sustainability Officer Bruce Hendee, Northern Colorado Economic Development Corporation CEO Walt Elish, Rocky Mountain Innosphere CEO Mike Freeman and CSU Ventures Vice President Tim Reeser.
About 200 business professionals and community leaders are expected at the Future of Jobs event. Individual ticket prices are $35 per person for Chamber members and $40 per person for non-members. Registration is available at (970) 482-3746 or online at www.FortCollinsChamber.com.
Sponsors for the event include:EKS&H, Markley Motors, the North Fort Collins Business Association, the South Fort Collins Business Association, the Fort Collins Board of Realtors and the Northern Colorado Commercial Association of Realtors.
The Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce is the leading membership-based organization in Northern Colorado, dedicated to helping business succeed. Investing in the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce puts members in contact with more that 1,050 business owners and managers in the market. For more that 100 years, the Fort Collins Area Chamber has influenced efforts to maintain and grow the business community in Fort Collins. For more information about the Chamber call (970)482-3746 or visit www.FortCollinsChamber.com