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Greeley: MBO Road Tour

Thu 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Topic: Government Contracting

MBO Rural Tour's...  

mission is to expose businesses in Colorado to resources and contact that may be difficult to obtain in remote areas, mainly in the form of training sessions.

These sessions connect small businesses with local and state resources, including the local SBDC; Connect2Dot; Workforce Development; SBA; CDOT purchasing agents; and local banks, lenders and micro-lending institutions. Attendees are encouraged to ask questions and share challenges with other entrepreneurs potentially facing the same issues.

This is a FREE event to help business owners make valuable connections!



9:00 am - Welcome
Rosy McDonough, MBO Director & Kyla Benson, East Colorado SBDC
9:15 am - SBDC Programs
Kyla Benson
9:45 am - Government Contracting Panel
Andra Hargrave, MBO Dennis Casey, PTAC
10:30 am - Local Incentives, Special Designations
Benjamin Snow, City of Greeley Economic Development Tom Parko, Weld County Planning Services CeCe Moreno, Employment Services of Weld County
11:30 am - Business Development and Rural Prosperity
David Benavides and Eric Phillips, SBA Amy Mund, USDA Justin Vause, CHFA Ulises Fernadez, RTAP
12:30 pm - Success Stories
Aimee Hutson, Aunt Helen's Coffee House Pam Elliott, FR8 Solutions
1:15 pm - Lending Panel
Lauren Kloock, Colorado Lending Source Michael Belles, Accion Edgar Silerio, Colorado Enterprise Fund

Resource tables will be staffed by various partners. Coffee, tea and snacks will be provided in the morning. Lunch will be provided as well. Space is limited; please RSVP online.


Lunch will be provided - please register to secure your lunch. This presentation is a day event, you recognize and support that our small business owners might not be able to join for the entire day. We still ask for you to complete registration. If you know you'll only be able to join for parts of the day, please email with your plans. 

Fee: No Cost

Phone: 970-351-4274


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Cornerstone Building
5401 W 20th St Greeley, CO 80634
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