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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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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Mindy McCloughan, 2017 NoCo Women of Distinction Honoree

Mindy McCloughan, Loveland Chamber of Commerce president/CEO, was honored in the Business and Business Services category at the 2017 BizWest NoCo Women of Distinction Breakfast on April 12th. Mindy accepted the position at the Loveland Chamber in May 2012. At that time, the Chamber was in need of total restructuring. Mindy has never shied away […]

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Julie Marsh – Taking the Reins at McCreery House

The McCreery House transitioned from owner, Linda Stotz, to new owner, Julie Marsh, on Friday, March 17, 2017. The transition is going smooth as silk. Linda will be helping Julie to “learn the ropes” through the end of the year. There is quite a bit to learn with the bed and breakfast; also serving as […]

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A Misfit Entrepreneur’s Guide Donated to the LBDC Library

It is always a pleasure to spend time with Ariana Friedlander of Rosabella Consulting. Ariana is a bright young woman filled with creative ideas. Ariana specializes in fostering positive change in an organization’s culture so it remains relevant in the 21st century. I so enjoyed having lunch with Ariana at Fresh Plate Cafe yesterday. I […]

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Heather Fortin Rubald’s “Away” Art Installation at Loveland Museum/Gallery

Heather Fortin Rubald, of HFR Designs, ltd, packed the house for a talk about her “Away” art installation on Friday, March 10, 2017 at the Loveland Museum/Gallery. There was an impressive number of attendees, so much so, they had to bring out additional chairs to accommodate the crowd. The exhibition runs through April 30, 2017. […]

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Startup Week Events in Northern Colorado

We are right around the corner from Fort Collins Startup Week followed by Loveland Startup Week. Fort Collins Startup Week is a free, five-day celebration of community that builds momentum and opportunity around entrepreneurship. Led by local entrepreneurs and hosted in amazing spaces all over Fort Collins. The event runs from February 27th to March […]

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