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National Small Business Week - Celebrate with Brighton!

Thursday, March 30, 2017


Last year, Small Business Partners hosted 900 events around the country for National Small Business Week. Are you ready to join the Brighton Economic Development Corporation to make the party even bigger this year? Mark your calendars: Plan to Celebrate Small Business in Brighton with activities happening each day from May 1- May 5th.

On Thursday May 4th  from noon till 3:00, the Brighton Economic Development Corporation will host “Access to Capital” day.  Brighton EDC partners including North Metro Denver SBDC, the Small Business Administration, Colorado Enterprise Fund, Accion, Colorado Lending Source and private banks will be on hand to discuss your lending needs.  There will be a lenders panel with Q&A with the banks and nonprofits lenders answering group questions.  Additionally, Colorado Enterprise Fund will conduct their “Business Acceleration” presentation for those in attendance.

On Friday May 5th North Metro Denver SBDC at Brighton with our partners Brighton Economic Development Corporation and Front Range Community College will host the Business Development and Resource Day at Front Range Community College Brighton Campus with a variety of workshops, business resources and one-on-one consulting for business owners.

How to Get Your Business On Google's Map and the First Page of Google Search Engine Results

Thursday, October 13, 2016
By Kendra Fernandez


Local businesses struggle with gaining an online presence when it comes to Google search results. This tutorial should answer the question, "How do I get my business on Google and the Google Map?". Approximately, only 37% of businesses have claimed their listing on Google's map. If you do this today, chances are you will be one step ahead of your competition!



Call for Small Business Instructors!

Monday, September 28, 2015

Do you have valuable knowledge or a particular set of skills you'd like to share with small business owners? The North Metro Denver SBDC is seeking instructors to develop and teach new classes in Westminster beginning in January 2016. We are entering our planning stages now, so please submit your ideas and contact information to:

Marty Holladay
marty.holladay@frontrange.edu
Program Coordinator
North Metro Denver SBDC

We're looking for classes that will be unique and challenging for our entrepreneurs. Volunteering to teach a class with the SBDC is a great way to share your expertise with new business owners and contribute to a more diverse economic community. Contact us today!

Welcome to Access Broomfield Chamber

Wednesday, September 09, 2015

From: Access Broomfield Chamber

In November of last year, we held our annual Board Planning Session.  Just like any other business or industry, we continually work very hard to maintain our relevance in the community.  We learned something very important that day.  We needed to address our messaging. This July marked the third anniversary of the Chamber's Business Resource Center.  Yet, there is still confusion about the BRC.  The perception is that it is a separate entity from the Chamber.  The Chamber's Business Resource Center is something we are very proud of and want to make sure we feature it prominently as one of our most successful programs. 

Plus, as a Chamber in our 55th year, we want to do a better job of celebrating the successes of our Members and communicating the positive impact we have on our community.  We also want to do a better job of promoting the partnerships and resources that collaborate with us to ensure the success of our business community.  It's through our Members, partners, resources and collaborators that we are able to provide the access needed to strengthen our community and help our businesses succeed.  Very few organizations are able to leverage this kind of access. 

It was this revelation that put a spotlight on the new direction we are going.  Today we begin unveiling our new logo and will soon launch our new website along with our plans to continue to embrace being a Chamber for the 21st Century and addressing the needs of the five generations currently in the workforce.  
 
As a business ourselves, we face the same challenges as many of our Members.  We know the importance of making connections, building relationships, providing support, creating promotional opportunities and opportunities for personal and professional growth.  We cannot do any of these things without the financial support of our Members.  They make everything we do possible and share in our success.

We began the year with our Annual Dinner that focused on Innovation.  This will be our most innovative step to date as we plan to blaze new trails for the future of our Chamber, our Members and our community.

Jennifer Kerr

President & CEO