Water fight, nanotech summit, great packaging & video: Salvador Gomez
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June 23, 2009
 
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Fight for Green River water continues
Frank Jaeger was in Wyoming last week selling a plan to bring water to Colorado. But he's not the first person to suggest piping water from the Green River, 400 miles to the Front Range. And presumably one of the customers of the water would be his own water district in Parker and others in Denver’s south metro area. By Allen Best

Nano technology isn't the future: It's today
Colorado is the Mesopotamia of the renewable energy industry, according to the NanoBusiness Alliance's Vincent Caprio, who was among the speakers at Monday's 2nd Annual Nano Renewable Energy Summit at the University of Denver. The event continues today. By Patricia Kaowthumrong

In business, fatal attraction is no attraction at all
When was the last time you took a close look at the packaging of your products? Are you lost in a crowd? Not attracting attention can be financially fatal. Don't lose sales on a great product just because it's packaged wrong. By Esty Atlas

Tax relief for everyone
The Roth IRA is a simple, easy-to-use tax reduction tool, currently available to 90 percent of all U.S. taxpayers. In 2010, everyone will be able to take advantage of it; unfortunately, today only 19 percent of all taxpayers do. By Wayne Farlow

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Entirely homegrown

ColoradoBiz managing editor Mike Taylor plans to plans to subsist entirely on his Denver backyard garden this August. Follow his journey, which includes interviewing local business owners for tips and tools. Watch his latest video about growing potatoes; read about it here.

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Salvador Gomez, founder of the National Hispanic Business Information Clearinghouse
Salvador Gomez, founder and chairman of National Hispanic Business Information Clearinghouse, talks about his Internet startup and the significance of the upcoming U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce convention, which will be in Denver in Sept. 16-19.

 

Colorado Sustainable Design Awards

Celebrate the state's best architecture
ColoradoBiz wants to recognize statewide building projects that exemplify social, environmental and economic sustainability. The magazine is now accepting applications for the Colorado Sustainable Design Awards, a program launched in partnership with the American Institute for Architects (AIA Colorado), the Urban Land Institute (ULI Colorado) and United States Green Building Council, Colorado Chapter (USGBCC).

Hot Biz Deals

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  • Maggiano's Little Italy's inaugural Great Balls of Fire meatball-cooking contest June 25 at Maggiano's Denver Pavilions will benefit four Denver-area fire stations: Station #11, Federal Heights Fire Station #40, North Metro Fire Rescue District and North Washington Fire Protection District. The winning recipe will be featured on the Maggiano's "specials" menu for one month; each time the dish is ordered, $2 will be donated to Make-A-Wish of Colorado; and the fire fighter with the winning recipe will receive $500 in Maggiano's gift certificates.
  • Hotel Monaco celebrates Pride Month with its Mile High Pride package and Summer of Pride (enter "PRIDE" rate code) offers; Receive a complimentary weekend night when booking two nights and a $50 dining credit; or the package includes a bottle of wine, complimentary wine reception from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. nightly, morning coffee and tea service, a $50 dining certificate to Hamburger Mary's Bar & Grille, a cultural attractions and LGBT hot spots guide and 5 percent of room rate donated to Human Rights Campaign; rates start at $229 per night. Visit KimptonHotels.com, www.monaco-denver.com or call (800) 990-1303.
  • Experience Denver this summer all for the Mile High City price of $52.80, including the Story Trek 5-Pack, a self-guided exploration that includes two admissions to five museums - Black American West Museum, Byers-Evans House Museum, Four Mile Historic Park, Kirkland Museum of Fine and Decorative Art and Molly Brown House Museum, (303) 832-4092. Click here to see more $52.80 deals.

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Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz on "The Road to Recovery"
As the economy continues to challenge businesses and consumers, KMGH Channel 7 and ColoradoBiz are collaborating on stories that explore how businesses are coping - and succeeding - despite the downturn. Look for new installments of "The Road to Recovery" at 4:30 p.m. on Thursdays, during the second half of the 4 p.m. broadcast. You can also find them online at TheDenverChannel.com.

Balle Minority Business Breakfast
ColoradoBiz is proud to present the 15th Annual Minority Business Breakfast. Join us to recognize Colorado's fastest growing Minority-Owned Businesses, network, and hear a panel discussion from a group of dynamic business owners. Register today!
 
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