September 16 – Peter Moore – VITAL for Colorado Loren Furman, Senior Vice President of State and Federal Relations for the Colorado Association of Commerce and Industry (CACI), joins Vital for Colorado Chairman Peter Moore to preview this year's election ballot and how the various measures will impact the economic health of the state.
Paul Bergman, Director of the United States Commercial Service - Denver Export Assistance Center joins us to discuss how they help Colorado customers do business overseas. His guests are Frank Schuchat of Schuchat International Law who will discuss the President's Export Council and Brexit - and Erin Kuhn, Consul (Government and Prosperity) at the UK Government Office in Denver joining us to talk about Brexit from the United Kingdom's point of view. Then Drew Fellings, VP of International Trade with Commerce Bank in Kansas about how he helping exporters and importers.
September 14 – Launch My Career Colorado – Matt Gianneschi, CEO of Colorado Mountain College gives us his perspective of the new Launch My Career Colorado web tool. With the ability to access information about college programs, expense of a degree and return on investment allows for a consumer driven approach to college education. This show is the fourth in the series with the Launch My Career Colorado webtool developed through College Measures partnership with American Institutes of Research work together with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's Center for Education and Workforce and Gallup
September 13 - Stephanie Frances – Prodigy Ventures Prodigy Ventures is a community based, social enterprise providing apprenticeships for young people who haven’t found success in traditional schooling or workplaces. Stephanie Frances is the heart behind the effort to create a craft coffee house, and to teach young people the craft, the business and more. Tune in to learn about this inspiring venture, then stop by 40th and Colorado to support this enterprise.
Pat Maley, Vistage Chair along with Sam Allen, also a Vistage Chair will introduce us to Chris Bouck, Principal at SDR Ventures. They'll discuss why begining with the end in mind is the secret to a successful exit. They'll talk about what buyers look for, and the state of the merger and acquisition market. Chris has developed a workshop for business owners and business executives, which we'll look into as well.
Kristen Muzzy, Executive Vice President of Business Development for Leading2Lean is an advocate for promoting manufacturing in Colorado. She’ll introduce us to Debra Wilcox of the 3D Printing Store to discuss additive manufacturing.
Edgar Johansson, Colorado Business Roundtable's Space Advocate joins us for discussions with some of Colorado's leading aerospace experts honoring the 50th anniversary of Star Trek.
September 7 – Dave Bunk and James Hagadorn - Gem and Mineral ShowThe Denver Gem and Mineral Show coming up September 16 -18th, is the second largest of it’s kind in the country - now an international event showcasing world class mineral specimens, fossils, gems and jewelry. We’ll talk with Dave Bunk, Mineral Dealer and Dr. James Hagadorn, Curator of Geology at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science to discuss how important the show is to Denver, and the economic impact it has on our state.
September 6 - Doug Krug & Christine Kahane – Institute for Unlearning Doug and Christine, Resultants from the Institute for Unlearning help leaders find solutions to effectively motivate the people around them. We’ll discuss the importance of Leaders Willing to Tell the Truth.
September 5 – Sean Duffy – Amendment 69 Sean Duffy, Spokesman for NO on 69 discusses concerns about upcoming Amendment 69 - a ballot initiative to amend the states constitution to allow a form of a single payer health care system in Colorado. Those behind a statewide, bipartisan effort for the defeat of Amendment 69, known as ColoradoCare, feel the amendment would be costly, unproven, and risky and additionally, would double the size of our state budget. Listen to learn more and determine how Amendment 69 is wrong for Colorado.