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Events for 05/2014

May 01, 2014

2014 Energy Moving Forward Forum

Time: 12:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Location: Curtis Hotel: 1405 Curtis Street, Denver

Web Site: http://www.ucdenver.edu/academics/colleges/business/degrees/ms/gem/EnergyForum/Pages/default.aspx

2014 Energy Moving Forward Forum

Thursday, May 1 12:30 - 6:30 p.m.

Curtis Hotel 1405 Curtis Street, Denver

Presented by:
the Global Energy Management (GEM) Program at the University of Colorado Denver Business School,
City of Denver Office of Economic Development (OED)
Presenting sponsor, Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc
Media Partner, the Denver Business Journal (DBJ)

Moderated by veteran TV journalist Greg Dobbs, this interactive event will engage both panelists and audience members in a series of discussions focused on the current opportunities and critical challenges facing the energy industry in Colorado’s evolving business climate.

RSVP by Thursday, April 24 at www.business.ucdenver.edu/EnergyForum

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May 01, 2014

CXO Collective members earn money,with/without cash investment, when we buy build and sell companies

Time: 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Location: Innovation Pavilion 9200 E Mineral Ave Centennial CO

Web Site: hhttp://www.eventbrite.com/e/cxo-collective-denver-tickets-11285706853?aff=memberstp://

Entrepreneurs, C-Level Executives/Consultants and Investors.
We leverage our member’s human capital to generate wealth and growth for each other. With your skills, talent and connections we can all grow our wealth and fun factor.
Over the years, our team has facilitated billions of dollars in mergers, acquisitions and exits. Corbin has raised over $100M for companies and Jason (one of the other founders) has personally grown over 20 companies including one from the garage to 272 on the Inc. 500 List of Fastest Growing Companies and then sold it. For more information and registration follow the link below.Network, Eat and discover with fellow businesses $39
Thur May 1st from 5:30-8:00 Innovation Pavilion 9200 E Mineral Ave Centennial CO  in Event Center

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May 03, 2014

CARD Colorado Autism Conference

Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Location: 411 Sable Blvd., Aurora, CO 80011

Web Site: http://conference.centerforautism.com

Register to attend free autism conference that will teach you:

  • Parent training techniques
  • Effective intervention for individuals with autism spectrum disorder
  • Strategic methods to address challenging behaviors
  • Techniques to acquire insurance funding for autism treatment

Please RSVP to s.price@centerforautism.com by May 1

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May 06, 2014

RISKY BUSINESS - Risk & Reward Across Borders

Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: The Ritz Carlton, Denver Downtown,1881 Curtis Street, Denver, CO 80202

Web Site: http://www.wtcdenver.org/events

Imagine an international trade and investment conference with over 400 participants from across the globe discussing the most effective ways to mitigate risk while growing your markets. This, all set in the most conducive venue for networking, is the 41st Annual world Trade Day hosted by the Rocky Mountain World trade Center Institute. This year's theme, "Risky Business: Risk & Reward Across Borders," will include discussions on different areas of risk common in today's international business world.

With a different theme every year, World Trade Day has become the Rocky mountain Region's most successful and exciting focal point for the international business community. Attendees gather to learn and discuss the most interesting and pressing issues facing global business today. This year, World Trade Day will take place May 6th and 7th, preceding World Trade Week, which President Franklin Delano Roosevelt decreed in 1935.

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For additional information and/or inquiries, call 303-592-5760 or email karen@wtcdenver.org .

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May 07, 2014

Cyber Security a Hot Topic at Colorado Security Conference [May 5-9]

Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: The Westin Westminster 10600 Westminster Boulevard · Westminster, CO 80020

Web Site: http://www.psaTEC.com

Westminster, Colorado, Breaking News: Experts discuss implementing cyber security measurements into your business at Westminster security convention (TEC 2014) in May, 2014. Join us for the following cyber security courses available this year.

  • Emerging Technology: New Deals and Directions
    Join a stimulating discussion with industry experts! From cybersecurity and biometrics to cloud and mobile, find out where these trends are headed, who is involved, and how it affects your business.
  • Issues & Threats of Connecting Your Video Security System to the Internet
    With a focus on modern cyber security issues facing the physical security industry, discover a new approach to address end user concerns surrounding cloud based video surveillance and IT security. In this session you will learn how to better mitigate these threats, and in the process build a system that is secure, simple to deploy, effectively manages bandwidth utilization and provides a new stream of recurring revenue.
  • Cybersecurity and Physical Security Convergence
    Assess the benefits of and processes for leveraging and standardizing information between physical and logical access control systems. Identify various ways to reduce risk to the network. Evaluate the use of a Security Information Event Management (SIEM) system to manage the network and report on logical and physical security events.

TEC, by PSA Security Network, offers you hundreds of hours of education specific to the physical security community, exhibit hall and amazing networking to help you protect your future! It’s never been a better time to bring your entire team to TEC with learning paths for Business Management, Operations Professionals, Sales and Marketing and Technical Professionals.

Are you interested in more information about these TEC courses, or additional security courses offered at TEC, please visit www.psaTEC.com. If you would like to obtain a media pass and schedule an appointment to interview one of our experts during TEC, please contact Jamie Desmond at 303.450.3441 or email at jdesmond@psasecurity.com.

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May 07, 2014

Presenting Financial Information Visually in PowerPoint – Hands-on Tools and Techniques

Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Location: Hilton Garden Inn, 1400 Welton St., Denver

Web Site: http://www.MakeNumbersVisual.com

In surveys, audiences say that they find the spreadsheets, tables, and complex graphs on PowerPoint slides overwhelming. In this focused, hands-on, one day workshop, participants will overcome the two key roadblocks presenters say prevents them from using effective visuals instead of the spreadsheets, tables, and complex graphs they are currently using.

First, they will see many different visuals from real presentations, giving them the knowledge of which visuals work for the different messages they deliver. Second, they will be hands-on in PowerPoint practicing how to create the effective visuals they have seen, so they will know how to create these visuals for their own presentations when they go back to their office.

All the details for the workshop are at www.MakeNumbersVisual.com, including a video that shows makeovers of four typical slides used in financial presentations.

The workshop leader will be Dave Paradi. His clients describe him as a presentation expert. He has written seven books and four e-books on the topic of effective PowerPoint presentations in business. He is one of only thirteen people in North America to currently be recognized by Microsoft with the PowerPoint Most Valuable Professional Award. Because he is a business person with an MBA, not a designer, he can relate to financial professionals and the messages they need to communicate.

May 7, 2014
8:30 am to 5:00 pm

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May 10, 2014

Friends of Air Life hosts the 17th Annual Air Life Memorial Run/Walk to Celebrate and Remember the H

Time: 8:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: The Hudson Gardens and Event Center

Web Site: http://airlifedenver.com/

The run/walk seeks to raise funds for the memorial site of the 1997 Air Life helicopter crash, Colorado EMS education and charitable assistance for families of fallen EMS professionals

WHAT:  The 17th Annual Air Life Memorial Run/Walk and EMS Celebration benefitting Friends of Air Life. The event includes a 5k/10k run, 5k walk and kids fun run, a “fire/EMS muster” and numerous activities for all ages to enjoy.

WHEN: Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 8:00 a.m. (registration opens at 7am)

WHERE: The Hudson Gardens and Event Center, 6115 South Santa Fe Drive, Littleton

WHY:  Each year, Friends of Air Life hosts the event in honor of the everyday heroes in EMS and those who have lost their lives. The race was created in memory of Pete Albplanalp, Beth Barber, Leslie Feldmann and Julie Olmstead, who died on Dec. 14, 2007, in an Air Life helicopter crash and related car accident. Since its inception, the race has evolved to include honoring the fallen heroes of air medical, EMS, fire and police, as well as the beloved Friends of Air Life founder, Jim Ulrich, who lost his battle with leukemia in Dec. 2006.

MORE:  Friends of Air Life is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations received by Friends of Air Life are used to maintain the Air Life Memorial Park located at the site of the 1997 crash, Colorado EMS education through the Jim Ulrich Scholarship Fund, the Jim Ulrich Silver Falcon Award recognizing local EMS leaders, and charitable assistance to families of EMS professionals who have lost their lives in the line of duty.

For more information and registration, please visit www.airlifedenver.com.

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May 10, 2014

Intuitive Intelligence Boot Camp

Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location: DaVinci Institute, 511 E. South Boulder Road, Louisville, CO 80027

Web Site: http://www.davinciinstitute.com/events/692/intuitive-intelligence-boot-camp-saturday-may-10-2014

Intuitive Leadership can enable you to:

 

  • Catapult individual and organizational brilliance: practical, analytical, social, emotional, creative, and intuitive intelligence
  • Increase productivity and performance exponentially
  • Make the right decisions, right now
  • Reduce stress and its debilitating effects on higher brain function, decision-making and problem-solving
  • Unleash innovation and creativity
  • Move your organization in the right direction and let go of unproductive patterns
  • Lead through vision, effectiveness, wisdom and awareness

As with your other senses, you were born with intuition, yet it can remain largely unused. When your gut tells you one thing, do you sometimes go another direction – and later regret it?

The ability to consciously access, develop and trust this intuitive intelligence is your organization’s most important asset as it is the foundation for innovation, maximum efficiency, happiness, and growth. The brain is the most valuable technological tool available to us, and yet grossly underutilized. Findings in neuroscience are so new, that most organizations are not yet capitalizing on the brainpower and genius within all of us.

In a time when we need to be more innovative and insightful than ever, eight out of ten American workers (and their brains) are debilitated by stress.  Stress literally shrinks higher level brain function which negatively affects decision making, problem solving, energy, attention, focus, relationships, and health. Conversely, we access brilliance when we use our intuitive intelligence as we are calm, aware, and optimizing brain function. The greatest leaders and scientists of our time utilize their intuitive power to benefit their lives and the world.

EVENT: Intuitive Intelligence Boot Camp
DATE: May 10, 2014 - Saturday
TIME: 08:30am-12:30pm
WEBSITE: http://www.davinciinstitute.com/events/692/intuitive-intelligence-boot-camp-saturday-may-10-2014

LOCATION: DaVinci Institute, 511 E. South Boulder Road, Louisville, CO 80027

COST: $69, Members: $49, SuperMembers: Free

PHONE: 303-666-4133

TOPIC: A groundbreaking psychological, neurological and quantum approach to exponential intelligence, innovation and performance
SPEAKER: Karen Storsteen, M.S., M.A., President, Performance By Design, LLC

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May 13, 2014

Aquila Tax-Free Fund of Colorado 27th Annual Meeting of Shareholders

Time: 2:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Location: The Inverness Hotel and Conference Center, 200 Inverness Drive West, Englewood, CO 80112

Web Site: http://aquilafunds.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/CO-save-the-date-web-2014.pdf

Hear Tom Binnings, senior partner at Summit Economics, speak about the Colorado and national economy. Receive insight from portfolio manager Chris Johns on Colorado’s investment outlook, infrastructure and local municipal bond market. Learn about the Fund’s role in helping develop local communities and the state of Colorado, while providing income exempt from federal and state taxes to shareholders. Meet the people who oversee the Fund, including the portfolio manager, Board of Trustees and Aquila executives. Have the opportunity to speak with Trustees and management of the Fund on an informal basis after formal remarks. Free & open to the public and shareholders of Aquila Tax-Free Fund of Colorado. Call 800-437-1020 to RSVP.

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May 15, 2014

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2013 - As Easy as Outlook

Time: 8:30 am - 10:30 am

Location: Microsoft Denver (DTC) 7595 Technology Way #400 Denver, CO 80237

Web Site: http://www.nexustek.com/microsoftdynamicscrm/

Join us for a complimentary breakfast, and learn all about Microsoft Dynamics CRM and how it can help your company increase sales, improve customer service, and streamline processes so you can save time and money! 

NexusTek's resident experts will explain how easy and adaptable Dynamics CRM is for all members of your organization to use. They will also perform a live demonstration and answer all of your questions.  Attendees will also be entered for a chance to win a Microsoft Surface Pro 2!

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May 16, 2014

Denver Social Media Marketing: Your Company as Thought Leader

Time: 7:30 am - 11:59 pm

Location: 2154 E. Commons Ave., Suite 342, Centennial, CO

Web Site: http://www.meetup.com/SocialMarketing/events/157524202/

Thought Leader (n) -  An individual or firm recognized as an authority in a specialized field and whose expertise is sought and often rewarded. - Wikipedia

Join us for a conversation and presentation on social media's role in helping your business become sought.

Our conversation will include a conceptual tool called,  "Content Mapping." This device is used by successful businesses of all sizes to identify the right types of content for their audiences. We'll present an example of a Content Map and discuss the role the culture of the network plays in message development, frequency and more.

As always, we'll enjoy breakfast treats from My Favorite Muffin and Peet's Coffee SouthGlenn, business networking and Speed Tips Groups.

Before summer starts and the kids get out of school, get your Thought Leadership on! Join us and bring a friend!

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May 21, 2014

Google Partners Connect - Grow Your Business

Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: Denver Place 999 18th Street Suite 3000 Denver, CO 80202

Web Site: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/google-partners-connect-grow-your-business-tickets-1897707093

We're hosting an exclusive Google event on May 21st, and you're invited to join us.

It's a great opportunity to learn from Google experts about how to grow your business. We'll provide refreshments, all we need is your company.

Contact:

Pashmina Lalchandani / Flow Simple / (720) 588-3537 / flowsimple.com

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May 21, 2014

Copywriting Boot Camp

Time: 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

Location: DaVinci Institute, 511 E. South Boulder Road, Louisville, CO 80027

Web Site: http://www.davinciinstitute.com/events/700/copywriting-boot-camp-saturday-june-21-2014

Why You are Not Getting the Clients you Want and What to do About it

Want more leads? Is your marketing not working and you don’t know what to do differently? Do you feel frustrated because you are marketing and doing everything you know to do to grow your business but you aren’t making the money you want? This training will help aspiring entrepreneurs, copywriters as well as experienced marketers discover what should (and should not) be in their messaging to increase leads and sales.

During this workshop you’ll discover: What you are doing that is sabotaging the success of your copy; small steps to take to improve your copy; why copywriting is not a one-size fits all approach; how to understand what makes your clients act; the conversations you need to have before a single word is written; best practices for creating a sustainable and systemized marketing machine in your business.

We will create some of your messaging in the workshop so come prepared to play with pen and paper!

EVENT: Copywriting Boot Camp
DATE: June 21, 2014 - Saturday
TIME: 08:30am-12:30pm
WEBSITE: http://www.davinciinstitute.com/events/700/copywriting-boot-camp-saturday-june-21-2014

LOCATION: DaVinci Institute, 511 E. South Boulder Road, Louisville, CO 80027

COST: $69

PHONE: 303-666-4133

TOPIC: Why You are Not Getting the Clients you Want and What to do About it
SPEAKER: Kelly Robbins, MA, Founder of The Copywriting Institute

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May 21, 2014

Open House: Colorado FIrst and Existing Industry Grant Program

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location: Arapahoe Community College, 5900 Santa Fe Drive, Littleton CO, Room M4140

Web Site: http://www.arapahoe.edu/workforce/

State of Colorado grant program provides free grant money to train employees of Colorado companies.  Attend the annual open house at Arapahoe Community College to learn about the program, receive application forms and get your questions answered.  Wednesday, May 21st, 2014 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Arapahoe Community College, 5900 Santa Fe Drive, Littleton CO, Room M4140. Register  by May 16, by phone at 303-734-3710 or visit www.arapahoe.edu/workforce.

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May 22, 2014

Colorado Cannabis Summit

Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm

Location: Exdo Event Center 1399 35th St Denver, CO 80205

Web Site: http://www.co-cannabis-summit.com

The Colorado Cannabis Summit (www.co-cannabis-summit.com) is being held in Denver on May 22, 2014.

The Summit is a full day of workshops, presentations and expert panelists by leading Colorado businesses and institutions with Colorado know-how.

Topics include:

  • Technology for growers
  • Building & security
  • Product testing & safety
  • Regulation & tax updates
  • Industry-specific marketing tactics
  • Best practices around human resources, retention, budtender training

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May 22, 2014

Vistage Executive Summit:  Colorado —- Leading Innovation

Time: 8:00 am - 5:30 pm

Location: Hyatt Regency

Web Site: http://midwest.vistage.com/event/vistage-executive-summit-colorado-leading-innovation/vistage-guest/

Push your limits.  Try new things.  Dare to innovate.

 

As a business leader in an uncertain economy, it's critical to constantly develop new ideas that will stimulate productivity and growth.  But where does innovation come from?  What's the best way to lead your team into uncharted waters?

 

We'll examine these issues and more at the Vistage Executive Summit, designed exclusively for business leaders.  You'll learn innovative ways to reach your audience, methods for incorporating innovation into a strategic plan and new approaches that will encourage enterpreneurial innovation throughout your organization.

 

Join hundreds of Vistage members in pursuit of innovation, growth and leadership.

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May 26, 2014

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Gala

Time: 7:00 pm - 11:59 pm

Location: Seawell Ballroom, Denver Center for the Performing Arts

Web Site: http://www.ey.com/US/en/About-us/Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneur-Of-The-Year/RM_Article_Overview_Page_Main

Let's celebrate our entrepreneurs! It takes vision and courage to lead a successful business.  These special people have created many of the world's most dynamic and successful companies.  The EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Award celebrates their remarkable achievements.  That's why it's the world's most prestigious business accolade — it recognizes the most exceptional among a unique group of people.

We invite you to join us at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2014 Mountain Desert Region Awards.

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards Gala
Thursday, June 26, 2014
6:00 pm - networking reception, 7:00 pm - program and awards
The Seawell Grand Ballroom
Denver Center for the Performing Arts
1101 13th Street, Denver, CO 80204
Black Tie
Tickets $250 per person, $2,500 per table of 10

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