On the Horizon – December 27, 2013

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Dec. 31

Coffee chat

Every last Tuesday of the month the Apartment Association of Southern Colorado holds a 9 a.m. coffee chat at the AASC office, 2790 N. Academy Blvd., Suite 227, to encourage property owners, managers and vendors to come and discuss the AASC’s goals, membership, education, and events. For more information, call 264-9195.

Jan. 8

Logo design workshop

The Small Business Development Center has teamed up with Ent Federal Credit Union and Andrew Hershberger Creative to present a Logo Design Basics seminar from 9:30a.m.to 12:00p.m. at Ent Federal Credit Union, 7350 Campus Drive, off Woodmen Road, just east of Interstate 25. The seminar room is on the second floor.

No cost to attend, but seating is limited. Visit coloradosbdc.org to register.

Jan. 10

Junior Achievement high school career workshop 

Junior Achievement of Southern Colorado and partners will host the 21st Century Skills Forum for high school students from 8:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at UCCS. After a VIP breakfast and general session, 800 area students will participate in workshops about core education subjects, plus global awareness, and financial, economic, business and entrepreneurial literacy. JA partners include UCCS, Colorado Technical University, Pikes Peak Community College, and USAA. Keynote speaker will be Kent Fortune, vice president and general manager of USAA, Colorado Springs Operations.

Jan. 23 

Books of Lists reception

Join CSBJ for the launch of the 2014 Book of Lists and reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Mining Exchange Hotel, 8 S. Nevada Ave. The Book of Lists is the business resource for the Colorado Springs area, with more than 75 business and industry lists to use every day of 2014, while looking for business leads.  This year’s book will also contain data, facts and graphs about our community to help navigate the local economy and industries.  $30 for subscribers.  Price includes food, drinks. To register, visit csbj.com and click on events.

Feb. 7 

Celebrate Technology

Join the Colorado Springs Business Journal as we honor seven local companies that have excelled in technology and innovation … and we will award one company with the coveted “Celebrate Technology” big kahuna award!

The 2014 Celebrate Technology awards reception, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at The Pinery at the Hill, 775 W. Bijou St., will honor technology companies in our community that foster a climate of innovation that drives our economic vitality and well-being.

Eric Mitisek, CEO of Colorado Technology Association, will be the keynote speaker, talking about: “Why Colorado? Why Colorado is leading in innovation.” $35 includes appetizers, one drink, music and celebration. To register, visit csbj.com and click on events.