Photo Feature: 27th Annual Economic Forum

The 27th Annual UCCS Economic Forum was held on Sept. 7 at the Ent Center for the Arts. Over 450 attendees heard from Mayor Yemi Mobolade, Keynote Speaker Eve Lieberman, and UCCS Economic Forum Director Bill Craighead. 

“We’re really grateful to our partners for the support that made it possible, and also to the mayor for opening remarks, to our keynote speaker, Eve Lieberman from the state Office of Economic Development and International Trade, and to our panelists who discussed affordable housing and the CHIPS act,” said Craighead. “As always, we appreciate the great work done by our team here at UCCS that made the event go so smoothly!”

All the photos from the event can be viewed here. A recording of the event can be viewed here.

About the Economic Forum

With a vision for business partnership and local economic insights, the first UCCS Economic Forum, formerly named the Southern Colorado Economic Forum, took place at The Broadmoor Hotel 26 years ago on September 10, 1997. The Forum now holds dozens of presentations per year, produces monthly economic reports and acts as an economic development resource for the community at large.  

The UCCS Economic Forum is the leading source of unbiased and rigorous information for the Pikes Peak region. Data is continuously updated and actively utilized in the community to inform and drive economic development and business decisions. For more information, visit the UCCS Economic Forum Website.  

About the College of Business

The UCCS College of Business was established in 1965 and has more than 1,300 undergraduates and 350 MBA students. The College of Business and Administration awards the Bachelor of Science in Business and Bachelor of Innovation degrees. The Graduate School of Business Administration awards the Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Accounting and Executive Doctor of Business Administration degrees. More than 10,000 alumni of the College of Business live and work around the world. For more information, visit