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.