Windsor’s Economic Development Growth

In recent years you may have noticed an uptick in municipalities hiring their own economic development professionals. Like many other smaller communities, Windsor is no exception. As Windsor started to grow, both the community and Town Board wanted an economic development voice of their own. In 2009 the community formed an economic development committee to […]

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“Grow Your Own”- Supporting Local Small Businesses as an Economic Development Tactic

When we think of economic development, the first thing that traditionally comes to mind is some local municipality competitively pursuing a large recruitment opportunity, via ponying up financial or performance incentives to woo a potential major employer. My view of good economic development is a little different. I compare it to the internal construction of […]

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Economic Development Doer Bees

National Economic Development Week runs from May 8 to May 13, 2017. I have asked a few individuals in regional economic development to write guest articles for the Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) this week. Our communities would not be as strong as they are without these people leading the charge. I also want to […]

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Challenges of Rapid Growth in Northern Colorado

The old adage “nothing remains constant except change itself” needs to be kept in mind when we seek to understand the challenges created by the rapid growth in Northern Colorado. There is an upside and a downside to the growth in the economy of the region since the great recession. This general economic decline was […]

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The Challenges of Being an Entrepreneur

This week is National Small Business Week – April 30 to May 6, 2017. This article is in recognition of all the entrepreneurs who make up our small business community. Opening a small business and taking on the entrepreneur mindset seems easy at first. Just do what you’re good at and clients or customers will […]

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Spotlight on Laura Alier for National Small Business Week

Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) Mission Statement: The mission of the LBDC is to provide Loveland citizens and existing businesses with free one on one consulting services, sophisticated training seminars and street smart advisors in order to create a stronger more vibrant economy. There are many people associated with the LBDC program who help with […]

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Marketing Madness Lunch n’ Learn Event at the LBDC

Nick Armstrong will be teaching Marketing Madness, Optimize Your Marketing Plan, on Friday, May 19th, 2017 at the Loveland Business Development Center. This is a Lunch n’ Learn event. Bring your lunch and enjoy one of the top marketers in Northern Colorado. This is a free event, but we ask that you register: Marketing Madness. […]

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