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February 9, 2010

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Today in ColoradoBiz Update

Executive wheels: Lexus luxury - perfect, and improving

The new 2010 Lexus HS 250h is the line's first hybrid-only offering, and true to its reputation for innovation, the car was special. I can honestly say that this car is the reason we have luxury cars in the marketplace. By Jeff Rundles

The key to unlocking your sales potential

Your expense budget has been decimated, sales targets are a stretch, only a part of your sales organization is producing, and pipeline management has been nearly impossible. Does this sound remotely familiar? By Larry Turner

Clean-tech Entrepreneurs: It takes green to make green

The NREL Industry Growth Forum is about connecting the billions of dollars available in the capital markets with business talent worthy of investment. By Martha Young

Good can come from a disaster

Even before the quake Haiti had major environmental problems. Perhaps the silver lining of the earthquake is that millions of now know about the plight of Haiti's people and environment, and donations are pouring in. By the Editors of E/The Environmental Magazine 

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Community Calendar


Find out more about the 5th Annual Sustainable Opportunities Summit March 2-4 at the Colorado Convention Center. Check out ColoradoBiz's other sponsored events and community events or submit your own.


                                             ColoradoBiz UpdateLearn more about the 2010 Rocky Mountain Corporate Growth Conference -- Managing Beyond the Recovery: New Realities, New Rules, New Values. And read the latest ACG news here and web exclusives here.

Wanted: Nominations for Top 100 Women-Owned Companies 

Nominate your firm for ColoradoBiz magazine's annual ranking of the state's Top 100 Women-Owned Companies slated for the May issue. Submission deadline: March 19



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    Hot Biz Deals

    •       OPERATION BLANKET: Sears customers are invited to show their support for homeless veterans and donate gently used blankets through Feb. 18. For each blanket donated, customers will receive a coupon for 20 percent savings on any one home fashion or home décor item, or a coupon for 10 percent savings on any one housewares, luggage or furniture item (mattresses excluded). Go here to find the drop-off closest to you. 
    •       BLOW OFF SOME STEAM at your next meeting. Glenwood Hot Springs Lodge includes complimentary pool admission to the World¹s Largest Hot Springs pool!  Book a meeting with rooms for January, February or March and receive complimentary meeting space, coffee service and a Spa Treatment. Contact Ann Denney at 970-945-3339 .
    •       The Sheraton Steamboat Resort has put together two fabulous ski packages to make it even more affordable to hit the slopes. As the area's only ski-in, ski-out resort, Sheraton Steamboat Resort is offering the Champagne Powder Package and the Stay & Ski Package. To make a reservation or for more information, visit call 1-800-325-3535
    •       Tired of the pressure to have a date for February 14th? In a relationship, but not the lovey-dovey type? Are you disgusted that Valentine's Day displays go up before Christmas is even over? The Hotel Boulderado presents an Anti-Valentine's Day Party! Enjoy dancing, drinks, food and non-romantic comedies in the Boulderado Events Center on Saturday, February 13th as we explore an alternative to celebrating Valentine's Day.  


    Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn how your employees feel about your organization while competing with organizations throughout Colorado to be recognized as a "Best Company". DON'T WAIT! REGISTER NOW! 
    Deadline is March 12th!