Business Development & Job Creation Forum to be held Sept. 30

Business Development & Job Creation Forum to be held Sept. 30

Businesses invited to celebrate National Workforce Development Month with free, half-day educational program

To educate businesses about available staff recruitment, training and business development services, the Denver Office of Economic Development will offer a Business Development & Job Creation Forum, September 30, from 7:30–11 a.m. at the Curtis Hotel, 1405 Curtis St.

Held in celebration of National Workforce Development Month this September, the event will feature a workforce solutions panel, in which several businesses will highlight how they saved time and money with their staffing needs through the Denver Workforce Centers. Other sessions include a small business lending panel with traditional and non-traditional lenders. A variety of organizations offering business assistance will also be available.

“When it comes to business development, growth and job creation, the Denver Workforce Centers play a key role in assisting our business community,” said Ledy Garcia-Eckstein, acting director of Workforce Development for the Denver Office of Economic Development. “We’re looking forward to sharing our wide variety of staff recruitment, retention and training services with Denver employers.”

In addition to the Denver Office of Economic Development, participating organizations include Accion, Colorado Procurement Technical Assistance Center, Mi Casa, Mile High Business Alliance, US Small Business Administration–Colorado District Office, and others.

Attendance is limited and registration is required by contacting 720-913-1664 or For more information, visit

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The Denver Office of Economic Development is dedicated to advancing economic prosperity for the City of Denver, its businesses, neighborhoods and residents. Working with a wide variety of community partners, OED operates to create a local environment that stimulates balanced growth through job creation, business assistance, housing options, neighborhood redevelopment and the development of a skilled workforce.

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2011 (Archive on Friday, September 30, 2011)
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