Past Aspen Business Connect Networking Events
May 20th at the Aspen District Theatre. “Helping Teens Through Family & Community.” Guest Speakers: Lance Nabers, Aspen Mind Springs Development Director; Dr. Ben Peery, Critical Care Specialist; Katherine Sand, Aspen Family Connections Director; Sonja Linman, Glenwood Springs Middle School Prevention Specialist and Founder of Yampah High School; Aspen Hope Center Counselor Craig Farnum, Ph.D, NCC; Pitkin County Deputy Cameron Daniel, Level II Certified Addiction Counselor. Moderated by Liz Means Executive Director for A Way Out. Partners; Buddy Program, Mountain Family Health Centers and Callie’s Backyard Foundation
January 17th at Caribou Club. “Outback to Aspen: One Woman’s Remarkable Journey“. Guest Speakers: Janie-Joseland Bennett and her daughter Eleanor. Moderated by Elise Fitzsimmons, Co-Founder of Unearth Women.
2018 Networking Events
November, 2018 at Aspen Chapel. “How to Stay Spiritual in Business” presented by Colorado Audio Visual & Design and Hosted by Aspen Chapel. Guest Speakers: Rabbi Itzhak Vardy of Neshama Aspen, Parayoga and Author, Rod Stryker; and Aspen Chapel Minister, Nicholas Vesey. Moderated by Lead with Love Founder, Gina Murdock.
October. End of year party Sponsor Party at Bosq.
August 23rd at Marble Bar Aspen. “Women Empowering Women“. Guest Speakers: Michele Cardamone of Michele Cardamone Photography; Sue O’Bryan, Interim Executive Director of Alpine Legal Services and Partner at OSCLM; and Gina D’Orazio Stryker, Founder of organic, non-GMO Gina Cucina Soups. Moderated by Aspen Business Connect Founder/Producer, Jillian Livingston.
July 25th at Grey Lady Aspen. Guest Speakers: GlenX Executive Director, Mike Lowe, and Founder, Altai Chuluun, who are guiding the entrepreneurs of our valley and have a co-working space and business incubator located in The Third Street Center. Rob Hollis who was awarded the 2017 AIA 10- Craftsmanship Architectural Award by The Colorado Environmental Design Company presented by the American Institute of Architects Colorado Chapter. WATCH VIDEO. PRE-EVENT INTERVIEW.
June 7th at Velvet Buck at The St. Regis Aspen. Guest Speakers: Woody Tasch, Founder of Slow Money, Author and Visionary; Susan Brady, Founder of 2Forks Club; and John Ward, ANB Mountain Region President, and Sponsor of Aspen Business Connect. The event will be moderated by Stephanie Syson, Co-Founder of Dynamic Roots and Biodynamic Botanicals.
April 19th at Aspen Kitchen. “Sustainable Agriculture”. Guest Speakers; Brook Levan, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Sustainable Settings, Jerome Osentowski, Founder and Director of CRMPI (Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute), and Eden Vardy, Executive Director & Co-Founder of Aspen Tree and The Farm Collective. The event will be moderated by Stephanie Syson, Co-Founder of Dynamic Roots and Biodynamic Botanicals, and a KDNK Public Affairs Host on Living Permaculture. Watch Video.
March 29th at Marble Bar Aspen: Guest Speakers; Chef C. Barclay Dodge, Chef/Owner of Bosq; Chef Susie Jimenez, of Spice it up Susie; and Shaefer Welch, Service and Spirits Specialist at Marble Distilling Co. & The Distillery Inn, and The Marble Bar Aspen. Refreshments provided by Too Haute Cowgirls.