Douglas County Small Business Expo

Douglas County is host to this Small Business Expo, a resource and economic update in conjunction with Arapahoe/Douglas Works! and the Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center (SBDC).    Hear from the U.S. Small Business Administration Colorado District Office, small business lenders and several small business programs on Monday, February 22nd, 1PM – 2PM

Keynote Speaker: Patrick Holwell, Arapahoe/Douglas Works!  
“The State of the Douglas County Economy”

Receive up-to-date information on helpful resources to support small businesses:
Informational Breakout Sessions:

1. Douglas County Programs:  
The 5 Star program, small business relief grant and library business resources

2.  Resiliency Resources for Small Businesses:
Topics to be covered:  free and confidential one-on-one consulting, business educational webinars, the Connect2DOT program and services, Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) services and Manufacturers Edge.

3.  Workforce Development Services For Employers:  
Topic:  Workforce services to help improve talent pipeline

4.  Lending Options for Small Businesses:  
Topics to be covered:  SBA Loans, the Paycheck Protection Program, SBA EIDL disaster loans, community nonprofit lending options, KIVA lending and other alternative sources of financing.

Register to receive the webinar link, updates and reminders (no charge).