Citywide Banks and EKS&H are the presenting sponsors for ColoradoBIZ Magazine’s 2017 Made in Colorado Manufacturing Forum & Awards. The fifth annual event will take place on March 2, 2017, at Mile High Station in downtown Denver.  The event brings together Colorado-based companies that produce durable goods, food products, beverages, recreational products, and variety of other products. Event tickets are now available online at www.eventbrite.com.

This year's forum will feature an address by Governor John Hickenlooper, a panel discussion on managing manufacturer growth, and exhibits by Colorado's top manufacturers. The event will also unveil the 2017 Made 250 list of Colorado manufacturers and multiple award presentations, including the Citywide Banks Community Pride Award.

Panel of Peers Panelists

This year, the following panel will cover managing in a period of growth in Colorado manufacturing.

+ Ben Parsons, CEO & Founder of Infinite Monkey Theorem, a Denver-based urban winery
+ Shannon Duffy, Owner & Co-Founder of Tender Belly, a Denver-based pork producer
+ Ben Grimes, VP-Production of Tuff Shed, a Denver-based manufacturer and installer of storage buildings
+ Ted Eynon, Co-Owner of Meier Skis, a Colorado manufacturer of eco-friendly, handmade, high-performance skis and snowboards

EVENT SCHEDULE

11:15 am - 11:40 am
Check-in and Registration | Exhibit Tables Open

11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Manufacturers Luncheon on Cybersecurity | attendees limited to manufacturers only
(Presented by Citywide Banks and EKS&H)

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
B2B Networking Lounge | attendees limited to manufacturers only
(Presented by CAMA)

1:45 pm - 2:00 pm
Governor John Hickenlooper address to manufacturers
 

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Registration Open to General Admission
Exhibit Tables Open

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Colorado Manufacturer Awards
Citywide Banks Community Pride Award
Panel of Peers

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Networking Reception (appetizers & cocktails)
Exhibit Tables Open

Event tickets are now available online at www.eventbrite.com.