Colorado SBDC TechSource Salida Road Trip
The Salida Innovative Business Road Trip is ideal for companies that are looking to go to market with their innovative products or solutions. Types of companies that are a good fit include but are not limited to the following: • Advanced Materials and Manufacturing • Aerospace • Agricultural Technologies • Bioscience and Medical Devices • Digital Media • Information and Communications Technology • Energy and Clean Technologies • Other Innovative Technologies There will be presentations by subject matter experts on legal issues for technology companies, digital marketing for tech companies, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants, market research for developing a commercialization plan, and calculating indirect rates for government contracts and grants. There will be round table discussions with other entrepreneurs and subject matter experts, and the day will end with a fun Happy Hour (drinks provided!). Agenda for the day (you may participate in the full day or whatever parts make sense for your company): 9:30am-10am - Introductions 10am-11am - Legal Matters -- Topics that Arise As You Grow Your Innovative Business 11am-11:30am - Helping Colorado Manufacturers Succeed 11:30am-12:00pm - Digital Marketing for Tech Companies 12:00pm - 1:00pm - Lunch - Resources to Tap Into For Your Business 1:00pm - 2:00pm - Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants - How to Avoid the Pitfalls 2:00pm - 2:30pm - Market Research and Customer Discovery 2:30pm - 3pm - Calculating Indirect Rates for Government Contracts and Grants 3pm - 4:30pm - Round Table Discussions 4:30pm - 6pm - Happy Hour Networking
Speaker(s): Stephanie Amend, Arrowhead Solutions LLC Allie Clark and Liz Pope, Sage Law Group Ruth Janjic, Diagonal Growth Strategies Christopher Hermes, Volant Aerial Inc. Brian Ormsby, Pantheon Solutions Cindy Nowak, Manufacturer'sEDGE
Co-Sponsor(s): Colorado SBDC TechSource, Chaffee County EDC
The Colorado Small Business Development Center Network is partially funded by the U.S. Small Business Administration. The support given by the U.S. Small Business Administration through such funding does not constitute an expressed or implied endorsement of any of the co-sponsors' or participants' opinions, products or services. The Colorado SBDC is a partnership between the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade, the U.S. Small Business Administration, Colorado's institutions of higher education, and local development organizations.
Fee: No Cost