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Central 70 Trucking Outreach

Thursday, April 19, 2018

There is an upcoming outreach event with Kiewit and Iron Woman Construction for subcontracting opportunities on the CDOT Central 70 project. There are millions of dollars of trucking subcontracts available over the next five years, and this free event will help owner-operators and other small business trucking firms learn what they need to do to get work on the project.

Central 70 Trucking Outreach Event
April 30th
5:00 to 6:00 PM -  Registration/Networking | 6:00 to 7:30 PM -  Presentation
PPA Event Center | 2105 Decatur St. | Denver, CO  80211

RSVP by Thursday, April 25th to C70KMPDBE@kiewit.com with company name, email, phone number, and number/name of attendees.

 

Your Capability Statement

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Your Capability Statement for Government Contracts
Friday, April 20, 2018, 1:00 – 3:00 PM, FREE

Why It's Important to Have A Capability Statement and What is the Purpose of a Capability Statement?

Due to the heightened competitive market place in the construction/transportation industry, Capability Statements are no longer common in the public sector procurement and are not exclusive to government contracting. They are now effective in the private sector. In order to be competitive and stay successful in your markets, a capability statement is a critical tool no matter what size company you represent.

o   Introduction
o   Preparation and Planning
o   Basic Capability Statement
o   Writing for Your Audience

Register today.

Resource Fair to end Nat'l Small Biz Week

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Congressman Mike Coffman presents the
SBA Small Business Resource and Lenders Fair

Saturday, May 5th | 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM | FREE

Location:
Arapahoe/Douglas Works!
Arapahoe Room at the DMV Building
6964 So. Lima St. (at Arapahoe Road)
Centennial, CO  80112

Find out about SBA programs, loan and micro-loan programs available for small businesses through lending institutions, government contracting resources, State of Colorado and expanded SBDC services. There will be short presentation and opportunity to visit all the resource tables.  Plenty of time for Q&A!

Participants will include:

• U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)
• Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC)
• Colorado Minority Business Office
• Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
• Connect2DOT
• Arapahoe Libraries
• Mi Casa Resource Center
• Acción
• CHFA
• Colorado Enterprise Fund
• Colorado Lending Source
• Community Enterprise Development Services (CEDS)
• Rocky Mountain Micro-Finance Institute
• And more resources!

You won't want to miss this opportunity to learn about resources for your small business!

Pre-register here:  www.Aurora-SouthMetroSBDC.com/training (click on the ‘Browse’ icon)

Look Before You Lease

Tuesday, April 03, 2018

Look Before You Lease — Explores the commercial and legal issues a business owner faces in leasing commercial property.
Thursday, April 12th | 9AM - 12PM | $10/person
Location:  Aurora Municipal Center, 2nd floor ASPEN conference room

Before you sign that business lease, learn about: code requirements, using a tenant broker; understanding the relationship between the broker, lessee and lessor; lease terms, letter of intent, exclusivity, triple net leases, and common area maintenance; sections of the lease that bind the landlord and tenant; presentations by a business attorney, a leasing expert and a city planner.

$10/person - Please pre-register; payment link to PayPal will be in the confirmation email, or, pay at the door via check or exact cash.
Pre-register here...

NEW at Havana BID

Monday, April 02, 2018

Welcome Chance Horiuchi!

The Havana Business Improvement District (BID) Board has hired Chance Horiuchi for the executive director in-training position.  Chance will be training under current Havana BID Executive Director, Gayle Jetchick, for a full year to learn the ropes before taking over as ED in April of 2019.  Gayle can then semi-retire and drop back to part-time or help with specific projects only.

For the past six years, Chance worked as the Director of Business Development at the Aurora Chamber.  She is well connected in the Aurora community and has the business knowledge and energy to continue and expand the Havana BID's programs.  Her first day on the job is April 2, 2018.

(Pictured:  Chance  Horiuchi holding the flowers with Gayle Jetchick at the Aurora Chamber Awards Dinner on March 16, 2018.)