OED  City and County of Denver

Office of Economic Development


Derek Woodbury

Communications Director

O: 720.913.1608

C: 303.895.6845





Denver Celebrates National Small Business Week with Series of Learning Events 

DENVER — Wednesday, April 27, 2016 — In celebration of National Small Business Week, May 1-7, the Denver Office of Economic Development is offering the following free educational events to assist entrepreneurs and small business owners:


Business Resource Fair

Monday, May 2, 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Wellington Webb Municipal Office Building, 201 W. Colfax Ave., Atrium

This event will showcase a variety of resources available to Denver’s small business community. Exhibitors include various city, state and federal agencies, local business organizations, and financial institutions designed to support the growth of small business.


Denver’s Tax Credit Programs + You!

Tuesday, May 3, 9-10:30 a.m.

The Commons on Champa, 1245 Champa St.

Highlighting city and state tax credit programs for small business, including Denver’s Business Investment Program and the Denver Enterprise Zone, this session will cover how firms can save money while boosting business.


Certifiably Green!

Wednesday, May 4, 9-10:30 a.m.

The Commons on Champa, 1245 Champa St.

Denver’s Department of Environmental Health will highlight Certifiably Green Denver, a program designed to help businesses find opportunities to improve efficiency and profitability while minimizing environmental liability through pollution prevention.


Introduction to QuickBooks Online

Wednesday, May 4, 6-7 p.m.

The Commons on Champa, 1245 Champa St.

Businesses can learn how to sharpen their finances with online accounting and bookkeeping solutions.


Small Business Financing

Thursday, May 5, 1:30-3 p.m.

The Commons on Champa, 1245 Champa St.

This lender’s panel discussion will feature various business financing options, including public and private institutions.


Meet Your Maker!

Friday, May 6, 3-6 p.m.

InkMonstr, 2721 W. Holden Pl.

To end the week, InkMonstr Graphic Design & Printing has invited local manufacturers of cool gear to showcase Denver’s active lifestyle industry.


For more information or to register for these events, visit www.coloradosmallbizweek.com or contact Carrie Singer at carrie.singer@denvergov.org.



The Denver Office of Economic Development (OED) is dedicated to advancing economic prosperity for the City of Denver, its businesses, neighborhoods and residents. Working with a wide variety of community partners, OED operates to create a local environment that stimulates balanced growth through job creation, business assistance, housing options, neighborhood redevelopment and the development of a skilled workforce.




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