Longmont Economic Development Partnership Hosts Advance Longmont Economic Summit

Liza Adams to Give Keynote on the Transformative Impact of AI

LONGMONT, CO (February 13, 2024) – Longmont Economic Development Partnership has announced its annual Advance Longmont Economic Summit, an event that promises to be an opportunity for inspiration and knowledge.

WHEN: February 27th
TIME: 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Longmont Museum, 400 Quail Rd, Longmont, CO 80501

A Longmont-specific State of Industry overview will be given by Erin Fosdick, president and CEO of Longmont EDP.

Keynote speaker, Liza Adams, fractional CMO and advisor with GrowthPath Partners, LLC, will highlight the transformative impacts of Artificial Intelligence on customer behaviors and business practices, including benefits across key industries and the importance of responsible integration.

Meredith Moon, chief economist and director of economic competitiveness for the Metro Denver Economic Development Corporation, will provide a regional economic forecast, and Phyllis Resnick, PhD., executive director and lead economist of the Colorado Futures Center, will provide detailed insights on current and future demographic trends in and around Longmont.

In addition, Moon and Resnick will join a panel of Longmont business leaders to discuss timely topics such as:

  • Longmont’s regional strengths and opportunities.
  • Talent recruitment and retention challenges.
  • The increasing costs and regulatory requirements for businesses in Colorado.
  • The impact of shifting demographics on Longmont’s workforce and population.

“At the Summit, attendees can expect to walk away with not only key insights that will guide them through 2024 and beyond but also invaluable connections and networking opportunities with some of the brightest minds in business,” Fosdick said.

Find additional details and a link to register here.

Breakfast at the event is sponsored by NextLight. Other event sponsors include presenting sponsor Xcel Energy, platinum sponsor Sun Construction, and gold sponsors AMD, UCHealth, J.M. Smucker Co., FNBO, Downtown Longmont, Avocet Communications, and St. Vrain Valley Schools.


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.

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