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October 02 - October 02

ColoradoBiz 5th Annual GenXYZ

Time: October 02: 5:00 pm - October 02: 9:00 pm

Location: Mile High Station - 2027 Old West Colfax Ave Denver, CO 80204

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ColoradoBiz Magazine’s nationally recognized, 5th Annual GenXYZ Awards Event celebrates the Top 25 Most Influential Young Professionals in Colorado and their impact on the state’s economy. Since its beginning in 2010, GenXYZ has been growing and has become extremely competitive. With nearly 300 nominations in 2014, the honor of being recognized as one of Colorado's Top 25 Most Influential Young Professionals grows as well.

We look forward to sharing the surprise reveal of our Top 5 Winners during our awards program and invite guests to enjoy the networking, high energy crowd, food, music, photos, and giveaways that ColoradoBiz Magazine’s GenXYZ Awards Event offers! View photos from last year's GenXYZ event here!

PROGRAM (7:00pm): ColoradoBiz Magazine’s GenXYZ program recognizes outstanding Colorado business and community leaders between the ages of 21-39. Each finalist represents the diversity of Colorado and includes those who have had great accomplishments and made significant contributions to their businesses, industries, and communities.

PUBLICATION: The September/October 2014 issue of ColoradoBiz will feature the 25 Most Influential Young Professionals in Colorado Business. To order additional copies, contact Katie Feldhaus at 

ENTERTAINMENT: This awards event will gather young business professionals for cocktails, unique hors d’oeuvre stations, music, photobooth, and an awards ceremony.

Event Questions?
Contact Daron Linton at or 303.662.5256

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Events for 02/12/2013

February 09, 2013 - May 01

Flash Fiction Contest - Hidden Amongst These Worlds

Time: 4:27 pm - 11:59 pm

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Announcing the 2013 Pikes Peak Branch National League of American Pen Women Flash Fiction Contest

A complete, but very short story of 100 words or fewer
Deadline: Postmarked/received by email by May 1, 2013
Entry Fee: $10 first manuscript, $8 each additional manuscript, $10 optional critique fee
Prizes: First-$100, Second-$50, Judge’s Merit-$25
Theme: Hidden Amongst These Worlds (Can be any genre)
Flash Fiction is a complete, but very short story of 100 words or fewer.  The title is not included in the word count.  The story must pertain to the theme, “Hidden Amongst These Worlds”  All genres are welcome, and multiple entries may be submitted.  An entry fee is required for each entry, however each entry after the first is discounted to $8 per.  You can also opt for a completely optional critique of your piece by a published author for an additional $10 per entry.  A self-addressed, stamped envelope must be included with mailed entries if you would like it returned by mail.  Winners will be notified by May 31, 2013.  For complete rules and entry blank, please go to or and click on the Contests tab or email

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February 12, 2013 - February 12

2013 Rocky Mountain Entrepreneurial Summit (RMES)

Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Location: The Cable Center at University of Denver (2000 Buchtel Blvd)

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The Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) Colorado hosts its Third Annual Rocky Mountain Entrepreneurs Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Cable Center at the University of Denver. The one-day event features a line up of leading Colorado entrepreneurs willing to share their experience of running successful businesses with attendees.  The keynote will be delivered by Aaron Kennedy, Chief Marketing Officer, State of Colorado. 

The event will also provide opportunities to network with other Colorado innovators and business owners in an effort to celebrate entrepreneurship in Colorado.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Cable Center at University of Denver (2000 Buchtel Blvd)

Speaker Line Up
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Registration, coffee and welcome

10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 
Sean Tonner, Managing Director, R&R Partners
“Never Settle, Be Uncomfortable”  

10:35 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. 
Daniel Feld, TechStars, 
“Insight Into the New Startup Culture”

11:05 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.
Chris Wilson, Founder and principal, Fortitude MB
“Opportunities for Growth Capital Outside of Traditional Equity

11:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Bryan Wright, CEO, The Wright Group Services
“Adjusting to the New Reality in Health Care in your Business”

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Aaron Kennedy, Chief Marketing Officer, State of Colorado
“Finding the Recipe for a Healthy Business and Brand”

2:05 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Panel Discussion – Universities Embracing Entrepreneurism

3:00 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. 
Andrew Graham, President, Clinic Service
“From Entrepreneur to CEO: The Five Responsibilities of Running a Company”

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Networking and cocktails 

The RMES is free to EO members. The fee is $25 for non-members and $5.00 for students.  Space is limited. To register, visit

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