Colorado has long been a hotbed for entrepreneurs who blur the lines between work and play. From snow sports, to craft brewing, to music making, Colorado attracts a certain breed of creative, passion-driven innovators. Hear from these entrepreneurs on the role Colorado has played in their success and what impact today’s entrepreneurs will have on the Colorado economies, communities and culture.
When: Friday, January 28 - 9:30am-11:00am
Where: Denver Post Auditorium - 101 W. Colfax, Denver
Al White - Director, Colorado Tourism Office
Seth Anderson - Co-Founder, Loki Gear (Grand Junction, CO)
Karen Hoskin - Co-Owner, Montanya Distillers and Mountain Boy Sledworks (Silverton, CO)
Pete Wagner - Founder, Wagner Custom Skis (Telluride, CO)
Moderator: Bart Taylor - Publisher, ColoradoBiz Magazine
Hosted by: The Denver Post & ColoradoBiz Magazine, along with our SI sponsors Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade, Dorsey & Whitney LLP, City of Denver Office of Economic Development, Larimer Associates, Colorado Creative Industries & Small Business Development Centers
George Parker has over 30 years as a writer in the advertising game. Copywriter, check. Creative Director, yep. Book author, affirmative. Partner in an ad agency, done that. The author of AdScam has pretty much seen it all when it comes to advertising. Bonus point. He’s also a wise guy trapped in a cantankerous old man and he’s got a bone to pick when it comes to terrible advertising.
The 50, our annual chance to celebrate the best creative ideas in Colorado through whatever drunken means most desirable, has finally arrived. If you're still considering whether to go tomorrow night (to the show or after party), this handy chart from Ad2 may assist in that decision. Tickets are still available. See you there?
In order of appearance: Sugar Hill Gang Grandmaster Flash Afrika Bambaata Slick Rick & Doug E Fresh Eric B & Rakim Rob Base & DJ EZ Rock Public Enemy t Cypress Hill a Tribe called quest Wu-Tang Clan KRS One Nas Gang Starr Old Dirty Bastard The Notorious BIG Tupac Busta Rhymes Eminem M.O.P Pharaoh Monch Terror Squad Bone Thugs n’Harmony Eminem & Dr Dre Dr Dre Busta Rhymes Rick Ross Jay Z Kanye West.
Music and sound design is alive and well here in Colorado. In our latest company spotlight, founder and lead creative of New York / Denver / Los Angeles-based Dynamite Laser Beam, Christophe Eagleton, gives us an overview of his company and the impressive work they've been up to. Check it out.