ACED’s 2016 Executive Showcase Luncheon
Industry leaders, public officials, ACED members, sponsors and special guests attended Adams County Economic Development’s 2016 Executive Showcase featuring Keynote Speaker, Jeff Hoffman, Co-Founder of Priceline.com. The Executive Showcase is an annual meeting for business executives to network and exchange ideas with peers from across the Denver metro area. Flightline Ventures Co-Founder Mark Shaker opened the event by sharing his experiences in Africa. These experiences helped shape his collaborative approach in bringing the local communities together that surround the Stanley Marketplace for a common goal. Brittany Evans, President of Clear Intentions, followed by sharing an insider’s perspective of “millennial characteristics”. Did you know 69% of millennial believe office attendance is unnecessary on a regular basis? Jeff Hoffman, Co-Founder of Priceline.com inspired the audience by sharing his vision on how to Create a Standard of Excellence. “Excellence is an attitude,” Hoffman says. He then began to recount stories that include Michael Jordan, Mohammad Ali, the team at Priceline.com, and his year long journey in saying “YES” to anyone who requested his help. The Executive Showcase also gives guests an opportunity to learn more about Adams County successes and upcoming ACED initiatives.
ACED’s anonymous survey indicates 100% of responders found the information interesting and relevant and would recommend this event to a colleague. Here is what ACED guests had to say:
“Relevant – Interesting – Inspiring – Eye opening!”
“Would love to participate again! Very inspirational and motivating!
“Best event I have attended!”
“The best group of speakers I have heard in years…at any event. Thank you!”
“Great job. I have been raving about the event ever since!”
“Amazing speakers! You hit it out of the park with Jeff Hoffman this year!”
“Well done event! I love the local leads and the home run with Jeff!”