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How to Start a Business in Western Colorado

Tue 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Topic: Start-up Assistance


This 3-hour workshop provides an overview of everything you need to know to start and grow your business.

Topics include:

  • Business licensing requirements
  • Trade name search
  • Legal structure selection
  • State registration
  • Local licensing requirements
  • The business planning process
  • And financing options 




Julie Morey, SBDC Director

Fast Trac Classes

Completion of this workshop unlocks access to the Fast Trac Business Basics Program. The Fast Trac Program is a series of five (5) rotating, 1-hour class sessions that delve deeper into popular startup topics.

Topics include:

  • Licensing

  • Market Research

  • Cash Flows

  • Internet Strategies

  • Business Planning

Classes are held on a rotating basis. Please see the Fast Trac calendar for dates and registration.


Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a class/ workshop for which you have pre-registered, you must contact the Business Incubator Center via email ( or call (970) 243-5242 at least 24-hours in advance of the class to receive a full refund. No refund will be given on notifications received after that time or in any no-show situation.

If a cancellation is not made 24-hours prior to the class, a credit will be given towards a future class. Refunds or credits are not available once a class or workshop begins.

If a class/workshop is canceled by the Business Incubator Center, those who have registered and paid will receive a full refund or the opportunity to credit their registration and fee to another class. The Business Incubator Center reserves the right to modify, withdraw, or make substitutions for any announced classes and to change instructors.

If you are registering two or more people, please call our office at (970) 243-5242 to receive a discount. 

Fee: $ 55.00

Payments may be made online, by calling our office with a credit card, or at the door with cash, check or credit card.

Phone: 970-243-5242


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