Small Business Insight Series

Program Description & Events

The Vail Valley Partnership’s Small Business Insight Series provides strategic insights for strengthening local businesses and developing leaders, fostering one’s professional and personal growth while contributing to the economic vitality of the region.

These programs are designed to develop and promote resources and education for the Valley’s small business owners and entrepreneurs and are designed to assist in the start-up, management, and growth of local businesses. Such resources include specialized training sessions as a means of providing business development, business management, and business growth information. Speakers from VVP member businesses address timely topics of interest to business leaders in the Vail Valley.

The SBIS provides:

  • Timely insights from leading business and subject matter experts
  • Best practices provided by leaders in key industry sectors
  • Continuing education for professional development to enhance your personal leadership skills

For more information regarding the Small Business Insights Series, or to suggest speakers or topics, please contact: maren@visitvailvalley.com or call Maren Cerimele at 970-477-4001.


Next Small Business Insight Series:

Tips, Tricks and Tactics to Boost Google Results
Thursday, November 15th from 9 – 11 am
Presented by: BlizzardPress
Register here.

Session Description: You have developed a website and a marketing strategy. Now, learn some new ideas, big and small, to boost these marketing campaigns and get more qualified search traffic into your website.

Location: Colorado Mountain College, Edwards Campus (Room 259) 150 Miller Ranch Road, Edwards, CO 81632
Date: November 15
Time: 9-11 am
Cost: Complimentary for VVP Members / Public Price = $20

Register here.


Previous Small Business Insight Series Events:

  • Protecting Your Business as Cybersecurity Threats Rise: Jan. 11, 2018
    This seminar, presented by Mitchell & Company, focused on what you need to know about network security and keeping your data secure from threats.
  • Google – Connecting It All: April 11, 2018
    This seminar, presented by Mobloggy, focused on helping the small business owner use FREE tools from GSuite.
  • Authentic Feminine Leadership-Leading with Confidence, Courage, & Conviction: May 17, 2018
    This seminar, presented by Amy Arthur Packer Coaching, was geared toward professional women who are in leadership roles in an organization and/or entrepreneurs/business owners.
  • Destigmatizing Mental Health in the Workplace:
    June 7, 2018
    This seminar, presented by: Joshua Scott, Instructor & Director of Education for CO School of Public Health in partnership with HealthLinks and Mind Springs Health, attendees learned about mental health stigma in the workplace and the cycle that perpetuates it.
  • Elevate Performance and Value in Your Organization Using Project Management Best Practices: 4 week course – June 8, 15, 22, 29, 2018
    Presented by: Peak Business Management
  • Sexual Harassment in the Workplace
    August 22, 2018
    This session provided an overview in how to investigate these claims and get to the bottom of the allegations.
  • Project Management for Everyone: 4 week course – September / October 2018
    Presented by: Peak Business Management

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