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:

Download the announcement here...



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.