It may have been the gold rush that first brought folks to Colorado, but now it is the beauty of the mountains that spawns a $17 billion tourism industry for the state. Just how Colorado does and should market itself to expand upon the massive tourism industry will be discussed this Thursda, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Timer Hearth Grill in Cordillera. Panelists include Kelly Brough, the CEO of the Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce; Aaron Kennedy, Coloradoâs Chief Marketing Officer and founder of Noodles & Company; and Steve Sander, the President of Sander Marketing. Sponsored by the Club at Cordillera. Call the Vail Symposium at 970-476-0954 or visit vailsymposium.org for tickets or more information.