Program

Business Planning & Financing

Need a business plan?  Need financing for your business? 
Two January workshops are not to be missed! 

LEADING EDGE:  Business Plan in a Day, Friday, January 25th, 9AM – 4PM, $150/person
This all-day workshop was developed for busy entrepreneurs who need to complete a critical business plan quickly to expand or start a business. Participants will create a business plan in one day by breaking the process into 10 manageable steps.  Cost includes materials and five hours of course-specific one-on-one business consulting.  Register here…

Financing Your Business, Thursday, January 31st, 9AM – 11AM, $15/person
Learn about the requirements for obtaining business financing, including SBA loan programs, non-traditional financing sources and the components of a comprehensive loan package. Presented by Jason Jacksack, a Business Advisor with Colorado Enterprise Fund.  Register here…

Don’t delay; register today!

May Business Resource Fair

The May 5th Business Resource Fair at Arapahoe/Douglas Works was a grand conclusion to National Small Business Week.
Many thanks to Congressman Coffman and his staff for presenting this annual fair!

Above, emcee for the morning, Marcia McGilley, Executive Director of the Aurora-South Metro SBDC, talks with SCORE representative, Ken Heller.

Below are some photos of the many community partners who came out on a lovely Saturday morning to make the event possible and to inform small businesses about the many services available to help them grow and prosper!

Follow this link to the resource partners contact information.

Mayor Stephanie Piko welcomed the attendees and gave a proclamation for National Small Business Week.
Congressman Mike Coffman (front and center) smiles with the many resource partners who interacted with attendees throughout the morning.
Becky Takeda-Tinker, President of CSU Global, introduced the Congressman to the crowd (pictured here in the red top and light jacket).
Tom Thompson of the Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) and Cindy Nowak, Regional Director for Manufacturer’s Edge, greet attendees and discuss their services with business owners.