LBDC Lunch n’ Learn – July 25, 2017

Let’s Look at Lean Startup, Business Model Canvas and Effectuation – a free Lunch n’ Learn event at the Loveland Business Development Center. Tuesday, July 25, 2017 Noon to 1:30 pm Free with registration: Lunch n’ Learn Cindy Skalicky, presenter of this workshop, is a well-known speaker in Northern Colorado. If you missed her at […]

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Marketing Madness Lunch n’ Learn at the LBDC

Nick Armstrong will be presenting, Marketing Madness Optimize Your Marketing Plan, at the Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 from noon to 1:30 pm. This is a free Lunch n’ Learn event – bring your own lunch. We do ask that you register: Marketing Madness. This workshop will give you a […]

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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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