"Real help from real people."
DENVER— Founder of the Small Business Chamber of Commerce, John Wren says, "If we are successful, you'll be too busy to come back next week. We expect to have an impact on the unemployment rate, one new career or new business at a time."
The Small Business Chamber Englewood IDEA Cafe Startup Workshop and the Denver IDEA Cafe both meet from 2 to 4 p.m. on alternating Fridays. The 1st & 3rd Fridays the Englewood group meets at the Englewood Public Library, 1000 Englewood Parkway, 80110. The Denver IDEA Cafe meets the other Fridays at Tony's Market, 950 Broadway, 80203.
No meeting on some holiday weekends. Free and free parking. Startup speakers and brainstorming. For speaker this Friday and more information and optional RSVP see http://meetup.com/SBCC-Startup-Workshops.
To volunteer to share your startup experience at a future meeting or for help starting a new IDEA Cafe in cooperation with your local chamber of commerce or service club, contact John Wren at John@SmallBizChamber.org or (303)861-1447.
Speakers at upcoming meetings:
Today, Aug 31: No meeting because of holiday. Happy Labor Day!
Sept 7: (Englewood IDEA Cafe at Englewood Library, 1000 Englewood Parkway) Russell D. Dennis, President, Denver Chapter, United States Veterans Chamber of Commerce www.USVCC.com; and Toby Gallegos, business consultant and outreach for Co-operate Colorado, www.healthcareforallforless.org on "How I started my career and how I started what I'm doing now."
Sept 14: (Denver IDEA Cafe at Tony's, 950 Broadway) Wilson D. Kendall, President, Center for Business and Economic Forcasting, Inc; Thomas J. Gorman, Director, Rocky Mountain HIDTA, and Kevin Jones, Vice-President of Development, Young Americans Bank on "How I first started my career and how I help start what I'm doing now."
What is now called the IDEA Cafe Startup Workshop has met since 1994 to help people who are starting in a new direction by sharing experience and brainstorming. The new, free Small Business Chamber of Commerce has been formed to help local chambers across Colorado and beyond to form similar groups. For more see http://meetup.com/SBCC-Startup-Workshops. To volunteer to share your startup experience at a future meeting or for help starting a new IDEA Cafe in cooperation with your local chamber of commerce or service club, contact our founder & CEO John Wren at John@SmallBizChamber.org or (303)861-1447.