Published: Nov. 10, 2016 By

The tower of the state capitol building in Denver, Colorado, appears against a clear blue sky.CU Boulder's Leeds School of Business will present its 52nd annual Colorado Business Economic Outlook Forum at 1 p.m. (check-in at 12:30 p.m.) on Monday, Dec. 5, at the Grand Hyatt Denver.

The event at 1750 Welton St. is free and open to the public, but reservations are required for those planning to attend. Visit the registration page to make a reservation.

Compiled by the Leeds School’s Business Research Division, the comprehensive state economic outlook for 2017 will feature forecasts and trends for 13 business sectors prepared by more than 100 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.

Economist Richard Wobbekind, executive director of the Business Research Division, will present the forecast with co-presenter Kelly Brough, president and CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce. Roland Lyon, president of Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado, will deliver the keynote address.

This year’s industry discussion sessions following the forecast and keynote address will include:

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

Visit the Leeds School’s Business Research Division page for more information including details about the forum.