A subsidiary of Aspen Real Life, Aspen’s lifestyle blog and community supported digital marketing media outlet, Aspen Business Connect is a multi-generational community-based networking forum where business professionals connect monthly to listen to inspiring stories and deepen business relations.
At each event, three carefully chosen business professionals with relatable topics of interest are paired together to share their stories in a presentation with a moderator. At the beginning and end of the evening, guests are encouraged to mingle and connect.
As leading influencers, digital marketers and social media professionals in our valley, all invited sponsors and venue hosts uphold our integrity and values and join us as hosts to show their support of our community. Venue hosts may also be sponsors.
Photos by Luke Dahlgren, unless noted as, “photos by JL” (Jillian Livingston).
Current Venue Hosts include; St. Regis Aspen, Home Team BBQ & Wyndham Vacation Rentals, Marble Bar Aspen, Aspen Kitchen and Limelight Aspen.
Aspen Business Connect Sponsors
Aspen Business Connect sponsors include ANB Bank and Coldwell Banker Mason Morse Broker Associates; Patty Brendlinger, Christy Mays Clettenberg and Carrie Bryant.
We invite you to also become a sponsor as an excellent way to promote your business and support our community. It provides such value for your advertising dollars and you get so much more than if you were to experience our services a-la-carte. For sponsorship, brand exposure and digital marketing campaigns contact Jillian Livingston: 970-379-3864. For more information on Aspen Business Connect, or to get on our invite list for upcoming events, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Guest presenters thus far have included; Chef Barclay Dodge, Chef/Owner Bosq Restaurant; Chef Susie Jimenez; Shaefer Welch, Service and Spirits Specialist for Marble Distilling Co.; Brook LeVan, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Sustainable Settings; Jerome Osentowski, Founder and Director of CRMPI (Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute); Eden Vardy, Executive Director & Co-Founder of Aspen Tree and The Farm Collaborative Aspen; and Moderator Stephanie Syson, Co-Founder of Dynamic Roots and Biodynamic Botanicals, and a KDNK Public Affairs Host on Living Permaculture.
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ASPEN BUSINESS CONNECT TESTIMONIALS
“I just went to Jillian’s Aspen Business Connect meeting at Aspen Kitchen with a panel discussing the importance of eating local and nutritious food without pesticides. There was so much positive energy in the room and such an eclectic mix of local business representatives. It was such a perfect way to connect with members of our community. Bravo, Jillian! I can’t wait for more! ~ Michele Cardamone of Michele Cardamone Photography
“Thanks so much Jillian for putting these together. We were glad to see so many people who care about their food, we got so many business cards! Amazing” ~ Jerome Osentowski, Central Rocky Mountain Permaculture Institute
“Great evening. Great initiative. Great connections. Thanks Jillian Livingston and Jill for bringing the business community together!” ~ Bill Infante, Principal & Co-Founder at Hangai Mountain Textiles, Co-Founder & President at Breakthrough Communications, Basalt Town Council Member.
“Such an amazing event, Jillian!!” ~ Molly Dodge, Bosq
“Thank you for inviting me to be a part of Aspen Business Connect. I attended last Thursday’s meeting and I think it was a fabulous get together.” ~ Marlene, Casting for Recovery