KING SOOPERS GRAND OPENINGWhen: Wednesday, June 27, 2012Location: 104th Avenue & Chambers Road, Commerce CityThe 123,000 sq. ft. King Soopers Marketplace, currently under construction at East 104th Avenue and Chambers Road, is expected to host its grand opening on June 27. The new store will be one of the largest King Soopers in the state and will offer an expanded variety of products. It is one of just two Marketplace stores in the metro area, and one of four in the state.
DEMAND DRIVEN EDUCATION BREAKFAST - MIND THE GAP When: Friday, June 29, 2012 - 7:00 AM TO 9:00 AM Location: Commerce City Civic Center, 7887 E. 60th Avenue
The Chamber of Commerce breakfast will focus on the topics surrounding our current education system and how it meets the demands of industries such as Energy, Technology, Health Care and Transportation. The panel will be Moderated by Governor Bill Ritter, Director of the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University.
Panelists Include: Mike Wukitsch, Children's Hospital ColoradoWilliam Cross, Cummins Rocky MountainRoger Hemminghaus, Xcel EnergyHolly Hansen, ITT Technical InstituteAndy Dorsey, Front Range Community CollegeChris Gdowski, Adams 12 Five Star SchoolsChris Kline, Adams County Workforce
To register to attend, call the Metro North Chamber of Commerce at (303) 288-1000.
REVENUE NORTH BUSINESS GROWTH SUMMITWhen: Wednesday, June 27, 2012Location: Denver Renaissance HotelThe Revenue North Business Growth Summit is 100% focused on helping businesses increase their profitability through revenue growth in the most cost-effective manner possible. They have gathered experts in sales, marketing, customer retention, access to capital, planning and acquiring & retaining A+ talent to share proven ways to grow your business. Cost is $99 per person or $299 for up to 5-member group pass.To register, visit https://revenuenorth.com/ .
SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCESFollowing is a list of upcoming business classes being offered by the North Metro Small Business Development Center (SBDC), Brighton location. For more information on classes and other available business services offered by the North Metro SBDC at either the Brighton or Front Range Community College locations, please contact Teri Sanchez at 303-655-2150 or Glenn Plagens at 303-404-5340.
Contracts: Protecting Your Business and Avoiding Common MistakesThursday, July 19, 2012 11:00 AM to 1:00 PMThis class will help you understand what to look for in a contract, how to create a contract that will protect you and your business, and common mistakes to avoid. Whether you are working with vendors, signing a lease, providing services, partnering with another company or entering into any other transaction, a well written contract is vital to the success of your business. Entering into a contract can be a daunting and confusing endeavor. By understanding what the basic terms of the contract are and spelling out the rights and obligations of the parties involved, you and your business can avoid numerous and costly problems down the road. Speaker: Chuong M. Le, The Le Law Group
Estate Planning for Small BusinessesFriday, August 17, 2012 11:00 AM to 1:00 PMMany business owners underestimate their need to save for retirement and don’t take advantage of savings opportunities. At the same time, there should be special consideration of the complexity of income flow and diversity of various business practices. With the ebbs and flows of your business, the objective of this session is to gain a better understanding of the importance of saving for retirement, as well your options for reducing risk and managing your assets.Speaker: Chuong M. Le, The Le Law Group
Tax Planning for Small BusinessesThursday, July 12, 2012 11:00 AM to 1:00 PMFor those who own their own business, it is important to understand the unique aspects of revenues and expenses for business owners, including, tax returns, maximizing tax deductions and establishing your business in the most advantageous way. The objective of this workshop is to provide an understanding of taxable income and what may be deductible, so that you are saving the proper receipts and documentation for your tax return. Attend this workshop and gain the skills you need to be as successful as possible in the marketplace while protecting your business.Speaker: Lynn Weintraub, Colorado Accounting
Learn to Prepare Income Tax ReturnsMonday, June 18, 2012 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMThursday, July 12, 2012 6:00 PM to 7:00 PMHelp put money back into the pockets of hard-working families in our community. After taking this series of classes you will be able to meet with an SBDC advisor about pursuing your own small business. What’s in it for you? Learn a job skill you need for your entire life: income tax preparation, get IRS certification as a volunteer income tax preparer; Work experience that will look good on your resume or help you determine if this is a business venture you would like to pursue; The satisfaction of giving back to people in your community: each hour of your time can mean a refund of up to $5,000 for a low-income family. Find out more. Attend this informational session. The actual training dates start on: Saturday August 18th and will be held on the third Saturday of the month until completion November 17th. More details will be shared at the class orientation June 18th or attend the session on July 12th to learn more. Call 303-655-2150 if you have questions.
FBO – Understanding and Use as a Small Business ToolThursday, August 02, 2012 11:00 AM to 1:00 PMIntroduction and information that will teach small businesses the power of the FBO tool, why it is used and how to tailor searches for primary NAICS, Geographical area, Contracting office etc A must have class for anyone doing contract work with government agencies and preparing bids. Speaker: Cathy Bond, Bond Consulting, Inc.