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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 04/25/2013

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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April 25, 2013 - April 25

Lunch ‘n Learn - Marketing by the Numbers

Time: 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

Location: Loveland Chamber of Commerce

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Small business owners and service providers rely on marketing to support business and sales success. With so many options such as advertising, direct mail, networking, social media, SEO, events, etc. how do these business professionals know what really works for their business and what is just a waste of time? On April 25 at the Loveland Chamber of Commerce Lunch 'n Learn, Dave Kramer with 1on1 Business will take attendees through the steps to achieve optimum success through marketing efforts and will address:

• The top 5 mistakes in Marketing
• How to measure the effectiveness of marketing efforts
• The difference between Online Marketing or Traditional Marketing
• How to determine marketing goals
• Branding vs. Marketing

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April 25, 2013 - April 25

ATHENA Award Gala

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Location: Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center 650 15th Street Denver, CO 80202

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Congratulations to our 2013 nominees!

Our EMCEE is TaRhonda Thomas of 9News Mornings.

The ATHENA Award honors the Colorado woman who best exemplifies: exceptional professional achievement, devotion to community service and generosity in actively assisting other women in their attainment of professional excellence and leadership skills. A special panel of business and community leaders choose the ATHENA Award finalists from nominations submitted by the Colorado business community.

*Black Tie or Dressy Cocktail Attire

Member Tickets ($180)
Non-Member Tickets ($205)

*Auction Donations: If you would like to donate an item for the ATHENA auctions, please fill out this online form. Items will be listed in the event program and donors will be listed in an ATHENA e-blast.

Event Location
Hyatt Regency Denver at the Colorado Convention Center
650 15th Street
Denver, CO 80202

Self-park $10
(convention center parking)
Valet $16
When valet parking please
pre-pay at the valet cashier let them know you're there for the ATHENA gala

Date/Time Information
April 25, 2013
5:30-9 p.m.

4-6 p.m. ~ Top 100 Reception *Invite Only
5:30 p.m. ~ Doors Open ATHENA Gala
5:30-6:50 p.m. ~ Networking & Silent Auction
6:50 p.m. ~ Program Starts
9 p.m. ~ Event Ends

$2000 Table Sponsors (includes table of 10 and company name on event program.)
$180 Member Tickets $205 Prospective Member Tickets 

*Black Tie Optional

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