On the Horizon – September 14, 2012

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Sept. 18

Government to Business Outreach

Colorado PTAC will host government to business outreach from 8:30 a.m. to noon at Colorado Technical University, 4435 N. Chestnut St. Room 252. The event is an opportunity for businesses to meet the Colorado Springs area DOD small business specialists and other key government and business assistance agencies. SBSs will provide briefings on their organization’s contracting needs and the other agencies will pass on information on their programs. For details visit www.coloradoptac.org.

Tactics Tips and Tricks

Colorado PTAC will host Tactics Tips and Tricks from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Colorado Technical University, 4435 North Chestnut St. Room 252. Find out what products and services the federal government buys. Learn ways to research what they are buying, when they are buying and who buys the most to target marketing. For details visit www.coloradoptac.org

PPWC on the road

To celebrate Workforce Development Month, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center is taking its popular workshops on the road: Creating a Better Resume, 10 a.m. to noon, Woodland Park, Rampart Range Library, 218 E. Midland; Preparing for the Interview, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.; Ask a Career Consultant, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. Call 687-9281 for details

Sept. 19

Work Life Balance

Tri-Lakes Business Incubator, 14960 Woodcarver Road, hosts a Work Life Balance discussion from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Bring a lunch. RSVP at www.trilakesbi.org. The discussion will include employee productivity, work time thieves and core skills.

Sept 20

BBB Benefits 101

The Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado’s hosts its monthly Benefits 101 class, where participants have an opportunity to network with fellow accredited businesses and be introduced to the BBB benefits. The free event begins at 11:30 a.m. at 25 N. Wahsatch Avenue. Lunch is provided. RSVP at www.blacktie-colorado.com/rsvp and enter event code: BBB920.

Fall Job Fair

As part of Workforce Development Month, the Pikes Peak Workforce Center has its Fall Job Fair from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza hotel, 2886 S. Circle Drive. Veterans may enter at 10 a.m. The event is free. Job seekers should pre-register at www.ppwfc.org, research companies and apply online before the job fair. To attend job seekers must be registered in www.connectingcolorado.com, the Colorado State job search database.

Sept. 21

13 Ways to Turbo Charge Profits

Middle Market Entrepreneurs hosts a breakfast event at 6:45 a.m. at the El Paso Club featuring Mark Smith, founder of Outsource Channel Executives. Smith is the author of the Guerrilla Marketing line of books. He works with organizations to help accelerate sales, make more profits and keep more margins. Cost is $35. To register, call 884-1304.

Sept. 25

Minding Your Business

Learn how to research starting or growing a business. This class, from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Penrose Library, covers print sources, electronic databases and websites to help find information on industry, competition, vendors, financials and more.

Sept. 27

A New Way to Network

Tri-Lakes Business Incubator, 14960 Woodcarver Road, hosts a workshop about networking from 1 to 3 p.m. Fee: $25. Register at www.trilakesbi.org. During this workshop you’ll learn the simple three-step process.