Minority/Women/Veteran

Celebrate The Mothers in Your Life By Shopping Locally This May

As part of the Shop Local Colorado campaign this May, we encourage shoppers to celebrate the mothers in their lives while also supporting local, small businesses across the state. 

We invite business owners and community partners to use the #ShopLocalColorado toolkit to share the shop local messaging and urge all Coloradans to shop locally, support our small businesses and boost their local economy. 

Colorado Minority Business Office Announces First Virtual Advance Colorado Procurement Expo

DENVER--The Minority Business Office of Colorado will host the first-ever virtual Advance Colorado Procurement Expo on April 28, 2021. 

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. 

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

Colorado SBDC hosts 4th Annual Northern Colorado Women’s Conference on October 3 in Loveland, CO

The Colorado Small Business Development Center (SBDC) is hosting the 4th Annual Northern Colorado Women’s Conference on Thursday, October 3, 2019 at the Ranch Events Complex in Loveland, CO. This all-day conference runs 7:30 am to 6 pm and offers breakout sessions, keynote speakers, one-on-one counseling and networking opportunities.

12th Annual Veteran’s Small Business Conference scheduled for April 18 in Colorado Springs

Veteran entrepreneurs looking to start or grow a business are invited to attend the 12th Annual Veteran’s Small Business Conference, April 18 at the Colorado Springs Marriott.

The conference runs from 7:30 am to 2:30 pm and offers training, resources and networking opportunities. Those looking to start a business can learn how to utilize their skills to lay the foundation of a successful business.

Those who already own a business can explore options to grow their current operation through government contracting, improved marketing, certifications and more.