Wednesday, September 18
9:30 am-6 pm

(Choose which sessions you want to attend, or stay the entire day.)

Scout Hut
210 E. Sackett Ave.
Salida, CO 81201

FREE Registration

The Salida Innovative Business Road Trip is ideal for companies that are looking to go to market with their innovative products or solutions. Types of companies that are a good fit include but are not limited to the following:

  • Advanced Materials and Manufacturing
  • Aerospace
  • Agricultural Technologies
  • Bioscience and Medical Devices
  • Digital Media
  • Information and Communications
  • Technology
  • Energy and Clean Technologies
  • Other Innovative Technologies

There will be presentations by subject matter experts on legal issues for technology companies, digital marketing for tech companies, Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) grants, market research for developing a commercialization plan, and calculating indirect rates for government contracts and grants. There will be round table discussions with other entrepreneurs and subject matter experts, and the day will end with a fun Happy Hour (drinks provided!).


Choose which sessions you want to attend, or stay the entire day.

9:30-10 am Introductions
10-11 am Legal Matters: Topics that Arise As You Grow Your Innovative Business
11-11:30 am Helping Colorado Manufacturers Succeed
11:30 am-12 pm Digital Marketing for Tech Companies
12-1 pm Lunch: Resources to Tap Into For Your Business
1-2 pm Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Grants - How to Avoid the Pitfalls
2-2:30 pm Market Research and Customer Discovery
2:30-3 pm Calculating Indirect Rates for Gov’t Contracts and Grants
3-4:30 pm Round Table Discussions
4:30-6 pm Happy Hour & Networking


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