LoCo Think Tank Group to Begin at the LBDC

Curt Bear, founder of LoCo Think Tank (Local Community Think Tank) has four Think Tank groups meeting in Fort Collins. Curt will be starting a new Loveland group in February 2018. This new group will be meeting at the Loveland Business Development Center located in the Loveland Chamber of Commerce building. If you haven’t heard […]

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2017 Loveland Business Appreciation Breakfast

Kudos to the City of Loveland Economic Development staff for a job well done with this year’s Loveland Business Appreciation Breakfast. Kelly Jones, Economic Development Director, kicked off the event by acknowledging her team’s efforts. Annette Gilbert, Cindy Mackin and Beata McKee each received a beautiful bouquet of flowers. The theme of the event was […]

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Retail Strategies Panel at the LDP Business Alliance Breakfast

The LDP Business Alliance is a business advocacy and advisory group under the Loveland Downtown Partnership. One of the benefits of joining this group is their monthly breakfast held on the last Friday of the month. If you want to get up to speed on the happenings of downtown Loveland, the LDP is the place […]

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Open House at Avid – Introducing HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing

The public is invited to an Open House hosted by Avid Product Development, HP Inc, and Saratech.     Wednesday, October 4th from 10 AM – 3 PM Location: Avid Product Development – 129 S. Cleveland Avenue, Loveland, CO 80537 www.avidpd.com  Avid Product Development recently purchased and installed the first HP Multi Jet Fusion 3D […]

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Correy Fuqua – The Right Fit for the Larimer SBDC

Correy Fuqua is an impressive addition to the Larimer SBDC team. Correy began his work as administrative assistant at the Larimer SBDC in June, 2017. The Loveland Business Development Center has an alignment with the Larimer SBDC. With that alignment, there is great deal of interaction with the SBDC administrative staff. It has been a […]

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The Warehouse Business Accelerator Announces New Executive Director

The Warehouse Business Accelerator, a public-private regionally supported economic development engine, has appointed Bryan Pederson as leader and Executive Director for the organization. Pederson began his new role in early July and brings to the Accelerator more than 10 years of regional business and community development experience that includes former leadership of Thrivent Financial’s community […]

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Time Management and Productivity Lunch n’ Learn

The Loveland Business Development Center (LBDC) will be having a free Lunch n’ Learn event on Tuesday, August 29th from noon to 1:30 pm at our office located in the Loveland Chamber of Commerce building. The workshop, Time Management and Productivity, will be presented by Ariana Friedlander of Rosabella Consulting. Are you tired of… Feeling […]

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Spidertrax – LBDC Success Story

Spidertrax Off-Road Owner: Thom Kingston Story written by: Shelley Widhalm Thom Kingston helped start Loveland-based Spidertrax Off-Road not in a garage like some startups but in a fully equipped shop at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. In 1999, Kingston and his former partner and co-founder, Eddie Casanueva, initially snuck into the school after-hours to […]

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Networking is a Business Basic

I have written about this subject before, and it continues to be a relevant subject – networking is a business basic. If you are a business owner, you need to engage in face to face networking. The opportunities are endless if you do some sleuthing. Meetup groups can be easily overlooked. The most obvious choice […]

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