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Expand Your Business with Exporting

Are you thinking about expanding to markets outside the USA? Already exporting? This upcoming Small Business Administration/ Englewood Chamber of Commerce workshop will give you insights and connections. Don’t miss this chance to ask questions and get answers from the experts!

Innovation & Opportunity Conference

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November 7-8, 2018
Aurora, Colorado Hyatt Regency Event Center

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The inaugural Innovation and Opportunity Conference: Advancing Aerospace and Defense brings together NASA experts, small businesses, startups, research institutions and large businesses/prime contractors for a technology and commercialization event. The Innovation and Opportunity Conference (IOC) provides opportunities for companies at every stage of maturity, from those just starting out with a great idea, to experienced innovators looking to expand and actively participate in tomorrow’s aerospace and defense. Hear about NASA Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) programs Interact directly with NASA experts and learn how to participate Learn about large businesses’ advanced development/research development priorities and connect with their teams on possible collaborations Participate in multiple opportunities to connect with federal agencies and primes, including two days of matchmaking and one-on-one meetings Meet representatives from the entire innovation ecosystem, including SBIR, STTR, labs, academia, and industry experts

REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN!
https://www.innovation-opportunity-conference.com

See Aurora TV News Weekly story here:  Aurora to Host 1st Innovation & Opportunity Conference (at 12:17)SPONSORED BY:

Douglas County Business Resource & Lenders Fair

The Douglas County Small Business Resource & Lenders Fair is being held in the South Metro corridor!

Friday, October 19th | 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM
Parker Library | Event Hall | 20105 E. Mainstreet | Parker, CO 80138 
(east of Parker Rd. at Mainstreet & Pine Dr., just north of Parker Town Hall)


The Aurora-South Metro Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is organizing this fair in collaboration with the Town of Parker, Parker-Area Chamber of Commerce and the south metro area economic development specialists.  Businesses are invited to attend at no charge.

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 presentations and an opportunity to visit all the resource tables. Plenty of time for Q&A!

Resources will include: SBA, SBDC, Connect2DOT, Minority Business Office, Manufacturers EDGE, Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC), Arapahoe/Douglas Works!, Better Business Bureau, Colorado Enterprise Fund, Preferred Lending Partners, Colorado Lending Source, Accion and more!

It’s free, but please register and receive updates: http://bit.ly/2NZIyKf

Download the announcement here…

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National PTAC Day

September 26th is the first annual National PTAC Day and it will be celebrated every fourth Wednesday of September moving forward.  The day is to celebrate the great things PTACs have done for businesses across the country from our network of 95 offices.

The Colorado PTAC is celebrating the day by hosting socials in two different locations; Colorado Springs and Aurora. Colorado PTAC wants to thank their workshop presenters, Subject Matter Experts, clients and community partners, so plan to attend.  There’s no agenda to follow, just a chance to get together to swap a couple of stories.

Download the flyer here… | Please RSVP here… | #PTACday

Englewood Manufacturing Day Celebration

Join the City of Englewood for a free event that recognizes the manufacturing industry:
   Englewood Manufacturing Day Celebration

The City of Englewood, Manufacturer’s Edge, and Palmer DCS are coming together to host the celebration and say thank you to local manufacturers and connect each one with resources to help grow your business.  They are part of October’s North American recognition of the industry.

Food, beer & wine, music, and prizes will be provided. Spots are filling fast, so read more event details and register by October 1st at https://bit.ly/2NdI9qU

Thursday, October 4th | 4:30 – 6:30 PM
Palmer DCS | 2810 S. Raritan St. | Englewood