Regional economic development forum planned

Stephanie Copeland
Stephanie Copeland

Registration is under way for a regional economic development forum planned for Northwest Colorado.

The Economic Development Council of Colorado has scheduled the forum for 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11 at the Clarion Inn & Suites, located at 300 S. Colorado Highway 13 in Craig. The forum will cover Region 11, which includes Mesa County as well as Garfield, Moffat, Rio Blanco and Routt counties.

Speakers at the forum will address such topics as diversifying industry, skills-based training and hiring, opportunity zones and placemaking. Stephanie Copeland, executive director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, will deliver the keynote presentation.

Admission is $35 for EDCC members, elected officials and full-time students and $55 for others.

To register for or obtain more information about the forum, visit or call (720) 260-4478.