Vail Valley Business forum is July 30
The Vail Valley Partnership’s annual Vail Valley Business Forum is set for July 30 at the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa in Avon. This year’s theme is “Forget the Guess Work, Here’s the Plan.”Vail Resorts CEO Rob Katz will be the keynote speaker, panelists for a discussion about current and future economic trends include Don Elliman, Director of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and Trade; John Ikard, President and CEO of FirstBank Holding Company; and Jim Kauffman, Executive Vice President of Marriott Hotels’ western region.Cost is $40 for Vail Valley Partnership members and $50 for members of other local chambers. All others will pay $80.For more information, call event coordinator Ruthie Carlson, 970-477-4001 or e-mail email@example.com.
The Vail Valley’s real estate market has long been an unusual one, with very expensive sales accounting for a large share of the market’s dollar volume. That means a few sales can have a large impact on volume.