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March 30 - March 30

2015 Made in Colorado Manufacturing Forum

Time: March 30: 11:15 am - March 30: 6:00 pm

Location: McNichols Civic Center Bldg - 144 West Colfax Avenue Denver, CO 80202

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You're invited to the 3rd Annual Made in Colorado Manufacturing Forum! MAKE IT WORK This highly anticipated event will showcase the achievements of the 250 Made in Colorado manufacturers and discuss solutions to issues challenging Colorado's manufacturing sector. Come ready to meet your peers, network, and be inspired with practical advice and key action items to increase revenue and achieve profitability goals!

Activities Include:

  • Exhibit Tables
  • The ever-popular B2B Networking Lounge (for manufacturers ONLY)
  • Panel of Peers Discussion
  • Networking Reception


  • 11:15 am: Registration Opens for Colorado Brewers
  • 11:30 am - 1:00 pm: Presentation and Lunch (for Colorado brewers ONLY)
  • 1:00 pm: Registration Opens for Colorado Manufacturers
  • 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm: B2B Networking Lounge (for Colorado manufacturers ONLY)
  • 2:30 pm: Registration Opens for General Admission/Exhibit Tables Open
  • 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm: Welcome and Keynote Address
  • 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm: Panel of Peers Discussion
  • 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm: Colorado Manufacturing Awards Presentation
  • 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm: Networking Reception

Please Note: **Registration closes on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 12:00** If tickets have not sold out, they will be available at the door on Thursday, April 30; however, attendees must be registered beforehand to participate in the B2B Networking Lounge. For additional information please contact Stephanie Wolff at 303-662-5207 or

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Events for 02/12/2013

February 09, 2013 - May 01

Flash Fiction Contest - Hidden Amongst These Worlds

Time: 4:27 pm - 11:59 pm

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Announcing the 2013 Pikes Peak Branch National League of American Pen Women Flash Fiction Contest

A complete, but very short story of 100 words or fewer
Deadline: Postmarked/received by email by May 1, 2013
Entry Fee: $10 first manuscript, $8 each additional manuscript, $10 optional critique fee
Prizes: First-$100, Second-$50, Judge’s Merit-$25
Theme: Hidden Amongst These Worlds (Can be any genre)
Flash Fiction is a complete, but very short story of 100 words or fewer.  The title is not included in the word count.  The story must pertain to the theme, “Hidden Amongst These Worlds”  All genres are welcome, and multiple entries may be submitted.  An entry fee is required for each entry, however each entry after the first is discounted to $8 per.  You can also opt for a completely optional critique of your piece by a published author for an additional $10 per entry.  A self-addressed, stamped envelope must be included with mailed entries if you would like it returned by mail.  Winners will be notified by May 31, 2013.  For complete rules and entry blank, please go to or and click on the Contests tab or email

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February 12, 2013 - February 12

2013 Rocky Mountain Entrepreneurial Summit (RMES)

Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Location: The Cable Center at University of Denver (2000 Buchtel Blvd)

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The Entrepreneurs Organization (EO) Colorado hosts its Third Annual Rocky Mountain Entrepreneurs Summit on Tuesday, Feb. 12, at the Cable Center at the University of Denver. The one-day event features a line up of leading Colorado entrepreneurs willing to share their experience of running successful businesses with attendees.  The keynote will be delivered by Aaron Kennedy, Chief Marketing Officer, State of Colorado. 

The event will also provide opportunities to network with other Colorado innovators and business owners in an effort to celebrate entrepreneurship in Colorado.

Tuesday, February 12, 2013
9:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The Cable Center at University of Denver (2000 Buchtel Blvd)

Speaker Line Up
9:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Registration, coffee and welcome

10:10 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. 
Sean Tonner, Managing Director, R&R Partners
“Never Settle, Be Uncomfortable”  

10:35 a.m. – 11:05 a.m. 
Daniel Feld, TechStars, 
“Insight Into the New Startup Culture”

11:05 a.m. – 11:40 a.m.
Chris Wilson, Founder and principal, Fortitude MB
“Opportunities for Growth Capital Outside of Traditional Equity

11:40 a.m. – 12:10 p.m.
Bryan Wright, CEO, The Wright Group Services
“Adjusting to the New Reality in Health Care in your Business”

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Aaron Kennedy, Chief Marketing Officer, State of Colorado
“Finding the Recipe for a Healthy Business and Brand”

2:05 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.
Panel Discussion – Universities Embracing Entrepreneurism

3:00 p.m. – 3:35 p.m. 
Andrew Graham, President, Clinic Service
“From Entrepreneur to CEO: The Five Responsibilities of Running a Company”

4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Networking and cocktails 

The RMES is free to EO members. The fee is $25 for non-members and $5.00 for students.  Space is limited. To register, visit

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