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East Colorado SBDC provides business training events and workshops across thirteen counties in Northeastern Colorado. New programs are always being added so make sure to check back and connect with us on social media @eastcosbdc. 

AgriTourism Bennett – Advance Your Community Tourism IQ!

October 22, 2019
5:00 -6:30 pm
The Join Jill Corbin, Director of Destination Development with the Colorado Tourism Office, as she will discuss a broad look at all aspects of tourism in rural communities and provide you with 2019/2020 Destination Development and Grant Opportunities provided by the Colorado Tourism Office to help you get started!

Hudson: Grants Available to Small Businesses

October 23, 2019
6:00-7:45 pm
Join Jesse Esparza as he provides information on how to discover the opportunities available for small business grants, resources for accessing them, and who can be eligible for these grants!

Evans: Accounting Doesn’t Need to be a Nightmare!

October 24, 2019
11:30 am-1:00 pm
Learn how the Xero accounting platform can make keeping your books easier and simplify the accounting for your business with CPA Cynthia L. Finkenbinder, of Alpha Omega Accounting, LLC, and take the terror out of accounting for your business.

Erie: Business Planning Basics

November 5, 2019
6:00-7:45 pm
A business plan is not only a tool for seeking finance – but it’s also a blueprint for your small business! This session explores the steps to take to complete your business plan, resources available to support this process, and how to use your business plan.

Doing Business with CDOT

Are you interested in contracting with the Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT)? This workshop is a great introduction for firms just getting started and wanting to learn how to do business with CDOT. You’ll find out what they buy, how they put out solicitations for goods and services and where to find contract opportunities. It includes a discussion about CDOT’s small business programs (DBE and ESB certification) and how they can help you become more competitive in bidding and teaming on CDOT projects.

Windsor: Instagram for Small Business

November 19, 2019
12:00-2:00 pm
During Instagram for Small Business, Amy Alcorn of Aspen Grove Marketing will teach about the power and potential of leveraging Instagram for business.

Erie: Ready to Start a Business

November 19, 2019
6:00 – 7:45 pm
The Ready to start a business in Colorado? This comprehensive Business Startup Orientation has been designed as a starting place for anyone who is considering jumping into business for the first or seventh time.