The Inaugural Aspen Business Expo

?Growing Your Business in Today?s Economy?

Aspen, CO ? To help local businesses stay one step ahead in these difficult economic surroundings, the Aspen Chamber Resort Association hosted the inaugural Aspen Business Expo on Tuesday, November 16 at The Hotel Jerome.. The theme for the 2010 Aspen Business Expo was “Growing Your Business in Today’s Economy.”

The keynote address??Aspen Skiing Company: Leaning Into the Recession??was presented by David Perry, senior vice president at the Aspen Skiing Company, and Auden Schendler, the vice president of sustainability at the Aspen Skiing Company. Local experts like Aspen Skiing Company?s social media and online marketing guru David Amirault and Charlie Bantis from Vectra Bank contributed to three informative and compelling panel discussions entitled ?Tips to Grow Your Business,” “Next Steps in Social Media applications for Business,” and “Financing & Access to Capital.”

The Aspen Business Expo also presented a valuable opportunity for the 300+ attendees to network with business owners and entrepreneurs during the Expo Trade Show that followed the panel discussions. 40 local, regional, and national businesses attended the expo as exhibitors and the Hotel Jerome was packed with people throughout the day.