The Advance Colorado Procurement Expo is typically an annual day-long event for businesses to showcase their goods and services to local and state government agencies, attend workshops and network. The event usually takes place each fall, but was postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19.
Minority Business Office
DENVER – The 2020 Governor’s Minority Business Award recipients have been announced. The award honors for-profit, minority-owned businesses who have contributed to the economic diversity and success of minority communities in Colorado.
Located within the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the Business Development & Rural Prosperity division supports the economic development needs of rural communities and small business throughout Colorado.
Colorado Secretary of State’s Office and Minority Business Office Team Up to Support Minority and Women-Owned Businesses
The Colorado Secretary of State’s Office and the Minority Business Office, a division of the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, have joined forces to help the state’s minority-owned businesses by making them aware of state services available to them. Once registered with the Secretary of State’s Office, businesses are encouraged to participate in an optional survey which will enable the Minority Business Office to reach out with available services, support and to a
Minority Business Office Looks Forward to Leading Edge for International Opportunities 2020 Applicants
Each year, the Minority Business Office of Colorado (MBO) awards grants to up to ten minority, veteran and women-owned businesses that show great potential for branching out into international markets or expanding their existing international markets to other regions.
Silverio Araujo-Picon, Co-Owner of Pupusas Olocuiltas shares his story.
Colorado Minority Business Office Awards eight grants to Colorado small businesses under Leading Edge for International Opportunities Program
The Colorado Minority Business Office, the Colorado Small Business Development Center Network and the Rocky Mountain World Trade Center Institute announced today the grant award to eight minority, veteran and women-owned companies in Colorado.
DENVER – The inaugural Governor’s Minority Business Awards will recognize for-profit businesses that have contributed to the economic diversity and success of minority communities across Colorado. Representatives from the eight winning businesses will be recognized at the 2019 Advance Colorado Procurement Expo (ACPE) luncheon, taking place at the McNichols Civic Center on May 16.
Glenn Plagens Named Director of Business Support & Rural Prosperity and Joey Jenkins Elevated to State Director, Colorado SBDC Network
The Colorado Office of Economic Development & International Trade (OEDIT) announced today Glenn Plagens as the New Business Support and Rural Prosperity Director and promoted Joey Jenkins to the role of State Director, Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) Network.