Speaker: Susan Edmondson, President & CEO of Downtown Partnership of Colorado Springs
Topic: Downtown Colorado Springs - Initiatives
Bio: Susan Edmondson is the President and CEO of the Downtown Partnership. Susan will discuss the Downtown Partnership and how downtown Colorado Springs serves as the economic and cultural heart of our city; including, the launch of the new Bike Share in Downtown Colorado Springs.
Prior to joining the Downtown Partnership, Susan Edmondson served 10 years as executive director of the Bee Vradenburg Foundation, a private foundation supporting the arts in the Pikes Peak region. Before that, she was the arts and entertainment editor at The Colorado Springs Gazette. Susan also has worked for daily newspapers in Nevada and California. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo and a master’s degree in public administration at the University of Colorado-Colorado Springs. She serves on the board of the Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center and the U.S. Olympic Museum, and is co-founder of the Cultural Office of the Pikes Peak Region.
Chamber Connect meets from 11:30 to 1:00 pm. Lunch and open networking from 11:30 - 12:00; speaker presentations begin at noon.
Purpose of Chamber Connects: To connect the community and business advocates together twice a month to share information, educate and network.
Requirements: No requirement for members. A $5.00 charge for non-members at the door. Cost covers the presentation. We suggest that you support the venue with the purchase of a drink and/or lunch. Everyone is welcome!
Commitment: No attendance requirements, no lead requirements. Simply be there when you can and bring others to share the wealth of the network.