Regional groups to join forces, strengthen programs

Three key Colorado Springs-area organizations have announced they will collaborate to promote and host a series of community programs and events beginning next year.

The Colorado Springs Regional Business Alliance, the Colorado Springs Small Business Development Center and the Better Business Bureau of Southern Colorado announced in a news release Thursday their plans to begin hosting the collaborative events beginning with a media roundtable event from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday at The Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou St.

“During the Media Roundtable, leadership of the three organizations will discuss specific changes and improvements to local business events and programs,” the release said.

According to the release, the union aims to increase the quality of business programs and events that are hosted in the Pikes Peak region.

Those planning to attend may call 719-331-4598 or email Camille Blakely at to RSVP.