Business Research Division

Celebrating More Than 95 Years of Service to Colorado

The Business Research Division conducts economic impact studies and customized research projects that assist companies, associations, nonprofits, and government agencies with making sound business and policy decisions.

Among the tools offered are the annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook, which provides a forecast of the state’s economy by sector, and the quarterly Leeds Business Confidence Index, which gauges Colorado business leaders’ opinions about the economy. The quarterly Colorado
Business Review e-newsletter offers decision makers in-depth analysis and information about Colorado’s economy.

2017 Annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum

imageedit_2_3491691641 (1)The 52nd annual Colorado Business Economic Forecast is quickly approaching. This year's event will feature the 2017 forecast and keynote speaker Roland Lyon, President of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado. 

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Required check-in will begin at 12:30 pm at the Grand Hyatt Denver on December 5.

12:30 Check-In Required

1:00   Welcome

1:15   Colorado Economic Outlook for 2017: Richard Wobbekind and Kelly J. Brough

2:15   Keynote: Roland Lyon, President of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado

3:00   Executive Panel

3:45   Industry Discussion Sessions

  • Still Room for Growth in Denver Real Estate?
  • The Application of Business Analytics
  • Evolution or Revolution: Lessons from the Investment Services Industry

5:00   Networking Reception