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Start Your 2018 Resolutions for Your Business Now!

New Year's Business Resolution

For the new year, have you thought about starting or growing your business by...

... accessing a line of credit or other finance options for your business? Take this online SBA training, then come prepared with an updated business or growth plan to talk to your financial institution and/or your SBA-funded resource partner. Have additional questions? Contact the SBA Colorado District Office!

... signing up for free one-on-one business counseling with a SBA-funded resource partner? Visit this website to type in your zipcode and find the closest Colorado Women's Business Center, SCORE chapter and Small Business Development Center to you.

... learning more about federal government contracting? Take this  online SBA training, then come visit the SBA Colorado District Office on the first Tuesday of each month beginning with Jan. 9th for a free, detailed overview and then apply online at https://certify.sba.gov/

... applying to be the 2018 Colorado Small Business Person of the year? Read below, and apply by the January 9th deadline.

Wishing you, and all Colorado small businesses, a happy holidays and best of luck on your 2018 New Year's Business Resolutions!

Warmly,

the SBA Colorado District Office

National Small Business Week Awards Nominate

For 2017, Colorado's Small Business Person of the Year was Lorena Cantarovici of Maria EmpanadaFor 2018... how about you! (Or your favorite Colorado small business?)

SBA is accepting applications and nominations for the 2018 National Small Business Week Awards. Colorado small businesses and entities who win their categories are then considered for the national awards. Many household names were previous National Small Business Week award winners, including Ben and Jerry’s, Callaway Golf, Chobani, Dogfish Head, Stonyfield Farm, Pacifica, Maui Brewing Company and Tom’s of Maine. 

Award Categories for Colorado Entities:

Nomination/Application Package:

The eligibility, evaluation criteria, application package and selection process can be found in the Awards GuidelinesMail or hand-deliver applications to the SBA Colorado District Office (721 19th Street, Suite 426, Denver, CO 80205), no later than 1pmMT on Tuesday, January 9, 2018.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Consult the FAQs, and then for any Colorado-based questions, please contact J. David Benavides at john.benavides@sba.gov or 303.844.0509.