For entrepreneurs wanting to start a new business in southeast Colorado Springs, the opportunity is now. The Colorado Springs Business Journal, Colorado Springs Independent and Thrive Colorado are accepting nominations through July 1 for the inaugural Southeast Business Plan Competition to give startups — from bookstores and technology firms to...
For the average tourist, a trip to the summit of Pikes Peak means ambling ever upward in the family minivan — the cooler packed with sandwiches, the air conditioning on full blast and the children strapped in the back screaming about who’s touching whom. And while the 14,110-foot summit is accessible most summer days to […]
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By Amber Baillie Six mayors from the Pikes Peak region — and the deputy garrison commander from Fort Carson — gathered for the Business Journal’s third annual regional mayors forum July 21 at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel to discuss their cities’ challenges and issues — and need to find...
Despite being within about an hour’s drive of each other, some issues facing the Tri-Lakes region, Colorado Springs, western and southern El Paso County, Teller County and Pueblo can seem worlds apart. Barriers were broken down last week, however, as leaders from those communities gathered for the Colorado Springs Business...
The benefits of athletic competition go far beyond a trim waistline. Many who compete, including those who do so at the highest level, say it has made them more complete human beings. The Colorado Springs Business Journal and Team Principal will explore how sports and life overlap at its Power Lunch: Sports Lessons Applied to […]
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Thuylien Lampe, who is active duty Air Force, transferred to Schriever Air Force Base seven years ago with the goal of retiring in Colorado Springs with her husband. Today, after serving in the Air Force for more than 20 years, Lampe is working on two ideas to launch future...
Matt Barrett still uses a key piece of advice given to him early in his career by mentor Harold Larson, former chairman of the Service Corps of Retired Executives. “The first thing he told me is there are about 100 people in this community you need to get to know,”...
As the Colorado Springs community looks to strengthen its regional economy, local higher education leaders work to align their institutions with progress to create an effective workforce. This is among the topics that will be discussed at the Colorado Springs Business Journal’s final Power Lunch of 2013, scheduled for 11:30...
Mark your calendars, set your alarms and have Breakfast with the Journal on April 21. The event, “What Drives Us?” will welcome state and local experts in the fields of tourism, defense, health care and aerospace to the breakfast at the DoubleTree World Arena. Discussion will include the statewide and regional...
Business Development Saturday, Feb. 17 SBDC: Business Plan Weekend Boot Camp  Learn more about creating a business plan. Course is specifically for Southeast Colorado Springs and spans two weekends, free, Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Feb. 18, 1-5 p.m.; Feb. 24, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; and Feb. 25, 1-5 p.m. Sand Creek Library,...
Mango fan Django will play its gypsy jazz at Jazz in the Garden for the first 2015 summer music concert. Music will start at 7 p.m. at the north garden at the tower of Grace and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 601 N. Tejon St. at the corner of north Tejon and...
Colorado Springs is often ranked among the fittest cities in the country, and those healthy lifestyles can translate to some very real benefits in the world of business. That’s the driving force behind the Colorado Springs Business Journal’s third annual 6035 Lifestyle: Healthiest Companies contest, which honors local small-...