How do businesses attract and retain the workforce they need in an era of record-low unemployment rates? Join businesses in Northwest Colorado’s mountain and resort communities to learn best and promising practices in the field of talent attraction and retention, hear area economic projections, and network with businesses from communities with similar economic drivers. More information and tickets available at the link under event details below.
7:30 a.m. Registration 8:00-8:15 a.m. Welcome and opening remarks 8:15-8:45 a.m. Opening Plenary: Importance of workplace culture with Karen Capaldi, Starbucks, and Founder of The Dreammaker Project 8:45-9:00 a.m. Table breakout session 9:00-10 a.m.: Northwest Colorado economic and workforce profile with Nathan Perry, Colorado Mesa University 10:00-10:15 a.m. Break 10:15-11:30 a.m. Panel Discussion: “Find”: Attracting and on-boarding talent, area business leaders 11:30 a.m. -1:00 p.m. Lunch Keynote with Liddy Romero, CEO and Founder of WorkLife Partnership 1:00-1:15 p.m. Break 1:15- 2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion: “Keep”: Employee retention strategies that work, area business leaders 2:30-2:45 p.m. Table breakout session 2:45-3:3:15 p.m. Closing: Use workforce data to be an employer of choice 3:15-3:30 p.m. Closing remarks