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July 21, 2010

ColoradoBiz Update

ADAStacked Join us as we announce outstanding fathers and community leaders as the 2011 Father of the Year Honorees at the Inaugural VIP Golf Event on July 26 at Pinehurst Country Club. Find out more, and purchase tickets and sponsorships here.

Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Colorado cool stuff: Eco-ditty

Jennie and Scott Hammers learned their daughter was allergic to PVC plastic - meaning many traditional food containers were out. "We thought, 'Why not organic cotton?'" By Eric Peterson


Everything I ever needed to know about business....


...I learned from my Dad. I could not have had a better teacher. He had a way of making complex business principles very simple. By Robert Polk


Battle of the money guys

Many business owners don't think they need a CFO, and they don't think they can afford one. Wrong on both counts. By Keith McAslan 


Success Summit 2010

Minority business owners, professionals and entrepreneurs in search of success during the economic downturn found it last month. By Carla Ladd

The Gen XYZ 25: Colorado's Most Influential Young Professionals


ColoradoBiz wants to celebrate the young entrepreneurs of the 21st century! We're looking for 21- to 39-year-olds who are creating game-changing technologies, business strategies, products and services. The Top 25 finalists will appear in our October issue and at our Gen XYZ party on Sept. 30 at Mile High Station.

Nominate your favorite young professional today!

Deadline extended to July 30!

Community Calendar


Find out more about the Minority Business Breakfast on July 22. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own .

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You can now submit your own Playmakers or In Biz items! And check out ColoradoBiz's new job board for job seekers and employers.  


Top 250 Private Companies? You tell us!


Nominate your company for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 250 Private Companies that will appear in the September issue.

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Transfer Spotlight: Hyperion


ColoradoBiz Editor Mike Cote talks with Hyperion Power Generation CEO John Deal about the future of nuclear power.

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LAST DAY TO REGISTER   to join other business executives from across Colorado and candidates for governor and U.S. Senate on July 22 at the 16th Annual Minority Business Breakfast.

In addition to recognizing the three fastest-growing minority-owned businesses, candidates will field questions relating to jobs and the economy and issues facing the minority business community.

Confirmed to attend and onstage July 22 at the Seawall Ballroom, Denver Center for Performing Arts:

Candidates for Governor
(Dem) John Hickenlooper
(GOP) Dan Maes
(GOP) Scott McInnis

Candidates for U.S. Senator
(GOP) Ken Buck
(GOP) Jane Norton
(Dem) Andrew Romanoff
(Dem) Wellington Webb representing Michael Bennet

  Learn more about the The 5th Annual Investment & Finance Cross-Networking Event on Oct. 20. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.

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CFP® Certification Course in Denver
Become a Certified Financial Planner - Evening and weekend courses in downtown Denver begin Sept. 24. Attend an information session and receive $100 off of tuition!
Wednesday, August 18 at 5:30pm