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   Today in ColoradoBiz Exclusives
Many towns and municipalities have efforts to grow their creative areas or to build them from scratch by attracting creative businesses. The growth of many creative districts has been the result of creative professionals being priced out of other areas. By Neil McKenzie
At a time when organic growth may be slowed due to lack of discretionary spending, limited access to working capital and general uncertainty in the market, acquisition(s) might be worth consideration for many companies. By Jon Wiley
Texas-sized lessons on individuality, creativity and growth
Austonians take great pride in their unique culture and strive to “Keep Austin Weird,” with bumper stickers, festivals and websites dedicated to that cause. In fact, Austin has developed a powerful brand around that idea. By Kelly Brough 
   ColoradoBiz EXTRA
Chipotle Mexican Grill has been different from the start, beginning with the fact that the founder, Steve Ells, came from a culinary institute, not a business school. Then there’s the way the Denver-based chain has marketed itself – or hasn’t. By Mike Taylor


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TopCo: JA
President and CEO Robin Wise talks about what made Junior Achievement-Rocky Mountain a 2012 Top Company finalist. 


Do you know a great CEO?
ColoradoBiz is accepting nominations for CEO of the Year. The winner, along with 24 finalists from small-, medium- and large-size companies, will be profiled in the December ColoradoBiz. The award is based on personal and/or company achievement, and community involvement. Obstacles surmounted are also considered. 
Email nominations to Editor Mike Taylor at  by Friday, Oct. 26. 
 The Association for Corporate Growth
Save the date! Find out more about ACG's Monthly Luncheons featuring top business pros. Don't miss these events! Plus -- read the latest ACG news. And check out ACG's 2012 Special Section!   
 ColoradoBiz Podcasts
Guess who's turning 40 in 2013?
Publisher Bart Taylor chats with Business Unconventional hosts Dean Rotbart and David Biondo about ColoradoBiz Magazine's upcoming anniversary.  
 See more CoBiz stories on Channel 7
KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz  collaborate on stories that explore how business affects your life. Find them online at  


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