Thursday, October 19, 2017 - Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center
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For more information contact Amanda Dixon at or 303-752-2323.

Presenting Sponsor:

Free Enterprise Sponsor:

6:00 pm: Cocktails
7:00 pm: Dinner & Fireside Chat
8:30 pm: Dessert Reception
Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center 
7800 East Tufts Avenue, Denver

We are proud to honor Colorado legend and champion of America’s free enterprise system — Jake Jabs, President and CEO of American Furniture Warehouse.

Jake embodies the very definition of the Adam Smith Award. As a principled businessman, his commitment to education, philanthropy, and the free-enterprise system are genuine and generous.

A self-taught businessman, Jake credits American Furniture Warehouse’s success to “the basic American philosophies of hard work, long hours, self-confidence, the courage to take risks, the desire to give value and service to every customer, as well as the passion for community service.”

During our “fireside chat,” Jake will share his journey from being one of nine children whose immigrant parents fled communism to his accomplishments as an entrepreneur, businessman and philanthropist.

It’s rumored he might even play a few tunes on his guitar. Help us recognize and celebrate Jake’s contributions to our community