WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper and Senator Cory Gardner will address over 500 public and private sector executives focused on increasing investment in strategic infrastructure projects at the 8th North American Infrastructure Leadership Forum in Denver on October 24th and 25th. The Leadership Forum will also feature a luncheon with Kansas Governor Sam Brownback on October 24th.
"Infrastructure is the backbone of the US economy, and Colorado is leading the way in strategic planning and investment," said Gov. Hickenlooper. "The Leadership Forum is an important event for Colorado businesses and I am pleased to be a part of welcoming industry leadership and North America's strategic projects to our state."
The 8th annual Forum, hosted by CG/LA Infrastructure, brings project sponsors from the top 100 projects in North America together with industry experts dedicated to efficiently moving these projects forward. Colorado is well represented, including presentations from the Denver International Airport Great Hall Project, North I-25, Rush Creek Wind Project, and CityNOW: Peña Station Next, to name a few. Private and public sector infrastructure executives will also draft a comprehensive infrastructure plan for the next U.S. presidential administration. Other notable speakers include Shailen Bhatt, Executive Director, Colorado DoT and Vinn White, Acting Assistant Secretary for Transportation Policy, U.S. Department of Transportation, as well as a special session with the World Economic Forum.
"Infrastructure is the engine for the growth and opportunity creation our country needs to be globally competitive again," said CG/LA CEO, Norman Anderson. "Infrastructure is a bipartisan issue critical for the future of our country - we have been working with public and private leaders from throughout the country to build an infrastructure plan for the next administration." He went on to emphasize that the reason the Leadership Forum is in Denver this year is because of the state's "long-term vision and leadership in building the imaginative projects that are critical for the region's competitiveness. We see Colorado as a model for the nation."
CG/LA's upcoming 8th North American Infrastructure Leadership Forum will be held October 24-27 at the Ritz-Carlton Denver in Colorado. The Forum is a gathering of executives representing technology firms, engineers, construction principals and investors who represent the private and public sectors, and project sponsors from throughout North America. The event is open to the public, to RSVP please visit http://www.cg-la.com/forums/nalf or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
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