Longmont Economic Development Partnership Hosts Advance Longmont Economic Summit

Patty Silverstein of Development Research Partners to Give Keynote

LONGMONT, CO (February 21, 2023) – Longmont Economic Development Partnership will host its annual Advance Longmont Economic Summit, Tuesday, February 28th, featuring two panel discussions and a keynote address offering insights into how our community can better support a resilient economy and a sustainable future.

WHEN: Tuesday, February 28th
TIME: 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Rd, Longmont, CO 80501

A regional economic forecast will be given by the event’s keynote speaker, Patty Silverstein, president and Chief Economist at Development Research Partners.

A discussion on the State of Industry will be moderated by Stephanie Pitts-Noggle, interim president and CEO of LEDP, and include panelists,

  • Eric Wallace, Left Hand Brewing
  • Tony Fraij, AGC Biologics
  • Pam Hora, Tetra Tech

A panel on Onward Advance Longmont 2.0 —> Advance Longmont 3.0 will be moderated by Councilman Tim Waters and include insights from,

  • Jack Bestall, Bestall Collaborative
  • Kimberlee McKee, Longmont Downtown Development Authority
  • Mark Ward, Ward Electric

Find additional details and link to register here.

“This is a chance to learn from leaders in our community about where we’ve come, where we’re going, and how we can come together to support Longmont’s unique business ecosystem and continue to make our city the thriving and innovative place that it is,” said Pitts-Noggle.


ABOUT Longmont EDP: A 501(c)6 non-profit organization founded in 1981, Longmont EDP is funded with both public and private dollars. More than 120 private sector businesses join the City of Longmont, Boulder County, and Platte River Power Authority as our economic partners. Longmont Economic Development Partnership leads a comprehensive approach to building an economic ecosystem that not only supports but champions businesses and their owners. From world-famous brewers to smart manufacturing plants, specialized business catalysts to world-class research facilities, our businesses in Longmont build an economy that champions growth, prosperity, and inclusion. Longmont’s newly launched economic development strategy, Advance Longmont 2.0, focuses on quality job creation and business investment. We activate a powerful civic infrastructure that identifies problems, creates innovative solutions, and implements these programs across partner organizations. For us, Advance Longmont means doing it together. Learn more at www.longmont.org.

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