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Englewood Small Business Resource & Lenders Expo

Wednesday, January 30, 2019

The City of Englewood is hosting the third annual Business Resource and Lenders Expo in conjunction with the Aurora-South Metro SBDC.  Hear from the Englewood Community and Economic Development Office, the Small Business Administration Colorado District Office, and the Colorado SBDC Network. Representatives from the following organizations will be present to keep you informed about all the helpful resources available to small businesses:

Information Booths:
U.S. Small Business Administration and SCORE, Colorado SBDC Network, Minority Business Office, Aurora-South Metro SBDC, Greater Englewood Chamber, City of Englewood, Englewood Public Library, Arapahoe/Douglas Works! Arapahoe Libraries, Colorado PTAC; Connect2DOT, Mi Casa Resource Center, Manufacturer’s EDGE, Better Business Bureau, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Lenders:
Accion, CHFA, Colorado Enterprise Fund, Colorado Lending Source, CEDS Finance, Preferred Lending Partners, Rocky Mountain Micro-Finance Institute (RMMFI)

Don't miss this opportunity to learn more about business resources designed to help YOUR small business succeed!

Free!  Light refreshments will be served.  Register here...
Free parking is available in the parking garage attached to the Englewood Civic Center, both on the lower and upper levels.

Douglas County Business Resource & Lenders Fair

Friday, September 21, 2018

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...

Sponsors:

                  

China IP Road Show - Oct. 3rd

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

The USPTO’s China Intellectual Property (IP) Road Show comes to Denver, bringing together policy makers and thought leaders on China IP issues from the U.S. government, academia, and practitioners—including local businesses, experts, and resources—to share insights that will benefit U.S. IP rights holders. The program is one of a series of China IP Road Shows that the USPTO is conducting across the United States.

Topics to be covered include:

•  Creating and Managing IP Portfolio in China
•  How to Enforce IP in China
•  How to Enforce IP in the U.S.
•  Resources on China IP

Tuesday | October 3rd | 8:00 AM - 4:15 PM
Byron G. Rogers Federal Building | 1961 Stout St. | 2nd floor | Denver  80294

Register to attend here...

Download the announcement here...

Download the agenda here...

 

Women's Small Business Conference - Nov. 3

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Join the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network for the Women's Small Business Conference next weekend.  Enjoy educational seminars, one-on-one consulting, valuable networking opportunities and exciting keynote speakers -- including Aurora-South Metro SBDC's Executive Director Marcia McGilley.

This marks the first year the Northern Colorado SBDC will host the Women's Small Business Conference, so don't miss out on this exciting opportunity!

Thursday, November 3rd | 7:30 AM - 6:00 PM

Embassy Suites | 4705 Clydesdale Pkwy. | Loveland, CO  80538

Sessions:  
Funding and Finance | Certifications | Government Contracting | Marketing, Social Media, Websites | Business Planning & Operations | and more

$65/Attendee
Includes breakfast, lunch and networking reception.

Veterans Small Business Conference - Date TBD

Friday, October 21, 2016

Pikes Peak SBDC - Nov 2 Events RE-SCHEDULED

'Sip of Colorado' -- Pikes Peak SBDC networking event of micrebrewies, wineries and distilleries
NEW DATE:  February 10, 2017

The annual Veterans Small Business Conference at the Pinery in Colorado Springs
Re-scheduled to February 15, 2017 (tentative).

The Inaugural Microbrewing, Distilling & Wine Making Conference--DATE TBD.

Questions:  (719) 667-3803 or sbdc@elpasoco.com