Published: Nov. 19, 2012

The University of Colorado Boulder Leeds School of Business will present its 48th annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum on Monday, Dec. 3, at 1 p.m. at the Denver Marriott City Center.

The event at 1701 California St. is free and open to the public but reservations are required for those planning to attend. To make reservations visit

Leeds School economist Richard Wobbekind will present the forecast and Michael Long, chairman, president and CEO of Arrow Electronics, will deliver the keynote address.

This year’s concurrent sessions will include the topics of harnessing minerals and energy, economic uncertainty in the Denver real estate market and small business financing in the 2013 economy.

Compiled by the Leeds School’s Business Research Division, the comprehensive state economic outlook for 2013 features forecasts and trends for 13 business sectors prepared by more than 80 key business, government and industry professionals.

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

For more information about the Leeds School’s Business Research Division including the forum visit

Elizabeth Lock, CU media relations, 303-492-3117
Brian Lewandowski, CU Business Research Division, 303-492-3307