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Small Business Resource & Lenders Fair

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Did you miss the March Resource Expo?  No worries, Arapahoe Libraries is host to the Aurora-South Metro SBDC's Small Business Resource & Lenders Fair on Saturday, May 4th, 10AM - 12PM, at Smoky Hill Library in Centennial.

There is a wealth of business resources at your fingertips.  Learn about many nonprofit government and lending resources at the upcoming at this FREE event to learn about helpful local government and funding resources available to start or expand your business.  This is a  'kick off' to National #SmallBusinessWeek.

Join other entrepreneurs and visit over a dozen business resource partners who will each give a short introduction to their services. There will be speakers from the SBA Colorado District Office, and several other state and local agencies. Nonprofit lenders will be on hand to discuss their funding programs with attendees. Marcia McGilley, Executive Director of the Aurora-South Metro SBDC, will emcee the event, and there will be a brief presentation about Arapahoe Libraries' business resources and from a local small business owner who has received benefit from these same resources. The fair is a free event; just let us know you're coming.

Register here...

         

It's Time for the Expo in Englewood!

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

3rd Annual Englewood Business Resource & Lenders Expo

Did you realize there is a wealth of business resources at your fingertips?

* Learn about Opportunity Zones.
* Learn how to expand your business by getting certified for potential government contracts.
* Learn how you may receive help streamlining your manufacturing business.
* Learn about how the library can help with business marketing research.
* Hear from the area's nonprofit lenders and what they can do for your business.
* Hear from the Small Business Administration and the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
* Visit directly with all of the above--and MORE!

The third annual Englewood Business Resource & Lenders Expo is being held Friday, March 22nd, 8:00 – 9:30 AM, at the Englewood Civic Center, 2nd floor Community Room.  Twenty business resource partners will each give a short introduction to their services. Marcia McGilley of the Aurora-South Metro SBDC will emcee the event, and the City of Englewood will give an update from the Economic Development Office.  A continental breakfast will be served, AND it's all FREE.  Get all the details for this free event here.

Lunch and Learn in Parker

Thursday, September 06, 2018


Small Business Specialist Chuck Hahn will be presenting at the Parker Area Chamber Lunch and Learn.  One of his favorite subjects is market research.  The key to a successful business is knowing your customer and providing excellent customer service.


Market Research Made Simple | Wednesday, September 12th | 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM | FREE
A marketing expert, Chuck will help you navigate through several research options designed to lead you toward making better business decisions, with the ultimate goal of becoming more profitable and competitive.  Register here...


Centennial Airport's DBE Goals

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Centennial Airport's Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Goals
PUBLIC NOTICE
Centennial Airport and Arapahoe County Public Airport Authority (ACPAA) has established a Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE) program in accordance with regulations of the U.S. Department of Transportation, 49 CFR Part 26. For Fiscal Year 2018 through 2020, the Airport has established an overall goal of 4.51% of the Federal financial assistance it will receive for improvements to the airport. The Airport estimates it will meet this goal through 0.32% race neutral means and 4.19% race conscious means. The proposed DBE goal and its rationale will be available for review between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM at Centennial Airport, 7800 S. Peoria St., Englewood, CO  80112
Comments on the DBE goal will be accepted for 30 days from the date of this publication (August 1st) and can be sent to the following:
     Mike Fronapfel, Director of Planning and Development
     7800 S. Peoria St., Box G-1 | Englewood, CO 80112 | (303) 218-2903

Englewood Business Resource Kick-Off

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

REMINDER to all greater Englewood businesses:  The City of Englewood is holding a business resource kick-off tomorrow morning, 8:00 - 9:30 AM, at the Englewood Civic Center, 1000 Englewood Pkwy., 2nd floor Conference Room.  There is no charge for this event that will include greetings from Mayor Joe Jefferson, an explanation of the new economic development endeavors through Englewood's Community Development Department, greetings from the Deputy Director of the SBA Colorado District and the Director of the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network, as well as resource tables featuring over a dozen small business resources and micro-lenders.

Marcia McGilley, Executive Director of the Aurora-South Metro SBDC, will discuss the training and consulting offered by the SBDC at this newest South Metro location.  There will be light refreshments and the opportunity to meet with the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Connect2DOT, the Colorado Minority Business Office, Mi Casa Resource Center, micro-lenders and Arapahoe/Douglas Works! and more.

Plan to join us bright and early to start the day right for YOUR small business.  All are welcome; no RSVP required.

Questions?  Call 303-326-8686.