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Small Businesses Encouraged to Attend 3rd Annual Aerospace and Defense Small Business Industry Day

Posted: June 11, 2018

All small businesses, especially veteran-owned businesses, minority and women-owned businesses, and HUBZone firms, interested in working with aerospace prime contractors and/or the federal government should plan to attend the 3rd annual Aerospace and Defense Small Business Industry Day Thursday, June 28 in Denver, CO.

Register today!

As a proud partner, the Chamber & EDC encourages bringing together small businesses and prime aerospace contractors to create greater collaboration and opportunities for new business. This statewide contract opportunities fair will give attendees an overall look at what is happening in the Colorado aerospace industry, sessions on business topics, networking, as well as matchmaking opportunities with prime contractors for small businesses.

Click here to view full agenda!

 

Advanced Space Wins $250,000 Innovation Award from Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade

Posted: June 11, 2018

Boulder, CO space company is developing a peer-to-peer navigation system for NASA’s return to the Moon

Boulder, CO (June 7, 2018) Advanced Space LLC., a Boulder, CO company that designs software and provides specialized services for NASA, the US. Air Force, and commercial operators, announced today that it was selected from among 113 companies to receive a $250,000 Advanced Industries Accelerator Grant from the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade (COEDIT).

This grant, announced in May, was created by COEDIT to “fund companies commercializing innovative technologies to create viable products that meet a market need and can be created or manufactured in Colorado and exported globally.” Applications were reviewed by select committees of business, technical and financial experts.

This matching grant will complement a recently signed contract with the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) for Advanced Space to continue the development of a peer-to-peer navigation system for the Moon.

To see what Advanced Space is creating, check out this infographic on the Cislunar Autonomous Positioning System

“Colorado has a long history of leadership and excellence in supporting humanity’s mission to visit, learn and live among the stars, - most notably the global positioning system (GPS) we all use everyday to travel on Earth,” said Bradley Cheetham, CEO of Advanced Space. “It’s exciting to think that our company can be part of a new generation of Colorado space companies that will support American, commercial, and international missions off-planet for decades to come.”

 

CSBR Road Trip – Southern Colorado July 9-13, 2018

Posted: June 11, 2018

The Colorado Space Business Roundtable (CSBR) is visiting communities around the state to:

1. Meet with local businesses that are interested in becoming a supplier or subcontractor to larger aerospace companies such as Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Sierra Nevada, Teledyne Brown Engineering, United Launch Alliance and others. Opportunities are not limited to businesses that currently work in aerospace. Almost any product or service could potentially have opportunity.

2. Meet with local officials, students, educators, and anyone who is interested to learn about the impact aerospace has on our nation, state, and the benefits to every community in Colorado.

3. Meet with students and educators to discuss educational opportunities such as internships and other programs involving Colorado aerospace companies and organizations.

Instructions for those traveling with the CSBR Delegation:

Register to participate: https://sscgr.wufoo.com/forms/csbr-road-trip-registration/


• There is no charge to participate in the road trip. Many meals and events are sponsored, but participants must pay their own expenses for anything that is not sponsored.
• Decide if you will ride in the vanpool or drive yourself. If you vanpool, you are committed to attend the entire trip (unless you make arrangements for someone to pick you up along the way, etc.). The vanpool will depart from the designated hotel each morning.
• Everyone must make their own hotel reservations. 
(The hotels the vanpool is staying at are listed on the attached schedule.)

Here are videos of past road trips if you would like to get an idea of what they are about! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5SqQbCRkUCk
https://vimeo.com/255103678/85f820a006



For questions or to discuss how to sponsor or participate contact:

Joe Rice at 720-251-3346 or [email protected])


Monday, July 9 – Denver-Colorado Springs-Pueblo

9:00 am (Sharp!) Vanpool Meets at Avis in Sears, 8501 W Bowles Ave, Littleton, CO 80123
9:00 am – 10:30 am Drive to Colorado Springs (70 Miles / 1.25 Hours)
10:30 am – 1:00 pm Meetings and Lunch, Colorado Springs Chamber, 102 South Tejon Street #430
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Drive to Pueblo (50 Miles / 1 Hour)
2:00 pm – 3:30 pm Visit Pueblo Airport and Orion Storage, 31201 Bryan Cir, Pueblo, CO 81001
3:30 pm – 5:00 pm Reception at Southern Colorado Space Museum/Weisbrod Aircraft Museum, 
(Light snacks and drinks available), 31001 Magnuson Avenue, Pueblo
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Check in to Hotel / Meet in Lobby 6 pm to walk to Center for American Values
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Dinner and Discussion at Center for American Values, 101 South Main Street

Overnight at Courtyard by Marriott Pueblo Downtown, 110 W. 1st Street/West City Center Drive, Pueblo, CO 81003 (or another hotel within walking distance if in the Vanpool) Phone: 719-542-3200

Tuesday, July 10 – Pueblo-Alamosa-La Jara/Antonito

Morning Free Time to Catch Up on Work
10:30 am – 11:00 am Drive to ULA Location in Pueblo (18 Miles / 20 Minutes)
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Visit ULA and Lunch, 45825 East Highway 96, Pueblo, CO 81006
12:30 pm – 1:45 pm Drive to Walsenburg (68 Miles – 1.25 Hours)
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Presentation at Spanish Peaks Veterans Center, 23500 US-160, Walsenburg
3:00 pm – 4:15 pm Drive to Alamosa (70 Miles / 1.25 Hours)
4:30 pm – 5:30 pm UAS Discussion, Alamosa County Building, 8900-A Independence Way, Alamosa
5:30 pm – 6:00 pm Drive to La Jara (15 Miles / 30 Minutes)
6:00 – 8:00 pm Community Dinner and Presentations on Aerospace and STEM (Location TBD)

Indicated on your Wufoo registration to request a reserved room. Indiana Jones Bed and Breakfast, 502 Front St, Antonito, Phone: 800-497-5650 / Steam Train Hotel, 402 Main St, Antonito, Phone: 719-298-8908

Wednesday, July 11 – La Jara/Antonito to Gunnison

Morning Free Time to Catch Up on Work
10:30 am – 1:00 pm Drive to Gunnison (135 Miles / 2.5 Hours)
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Working Lunch with Business, Government, and Education Officials
3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Tour Local Business(es) TBD

Overnight at: Holiday Inn Express, 910 E Tomichi Ave, Gunnison, CO 81230, Phone: 970-641-1288

Thursday, July 12 – Gunnison to Lake City

Morning Free Time to Catch Up on Work
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Drive to Lake City (55 Miles / 1.25 Hours)
1:30 pm – 4:00 pm Tour Local Business(es) TBD
4:00 pm – 5:15 pm CLUB 20 Business Affairs Committee Meeting
5:30 pm –7:00 pm CSBR Sponsored Reception with CLUB 20: Steak Fry on Gold Hill followed by 
walking tour including Hinsdale County Courthouse conducted by Grant Houston – Editor – Lake City 
Silverworld. Susan B. Anthony spoke at the Courthouse regarding women’s suffrage in 1877. 
*Note: High Elevation! Drink plenty of water the days before and bring warm clothes!

We have 7 rooms reserved at Matterhorn and 3 at G&M Cabins. Indicated on your Wufoo registration to request a reserved room. Or make your own reservation nearby. Matterhorn: 409 N Bluff St, Lake City, CO 81235, 970-944-2210 / G&M: 331 S Gunnison Ave, Lake City, CO 81235, 977-944-2282

Friday, July 13 –  9 am to 2 pm, Drive to Avis in Sears, 8501 W Bowles Ave, Littleton, (242 Miles / 5 Hours

 

The June CO Aerospace STEM Magazine Has Been Released

Posted: June 11, 2018

The newest issue of the Colorado Aerospace STEM magazine has been released. View the June issue online here.

The monthly e-magazine is free for all educators, students, and parents and is just for Colorado. There are opportunities for content submission and advertising. The Colorado Aerospace STEM Magazine goes out the first week of each month. Advertisements are due by the 15th of the month.

Sponsorship Available:

$1,100/year - One Full page of advertising space each month and content submission (savings of $1,300!)

Month-to-month: $200/full page advertisement or $100/half page advertisement. 

Interested in a sponsorship? Have more questions? Email: [email protected]

Click here to become a sponsor!
 

Deadline For Advertising In July's Colorado Aerospace STEM Magazine Is June 15

Posted: June 11, 2018

The first ever Colorado Aerospace STEM Magazine is finally here and we need your support! The monthly e-magazine is free for all educators, students, and parents and is just for Colorado. View the OctoberNovember, and December STEM Magazines. 

There are opportunities for content submission and advertising. The Colorado Aerospace STEM Magazine will go out on July 1, 2018. Advertisements must be submitted to [email protected] no later than June 15, 2018.

Sponsorship Available:

$1,100/year - One Full page of advertising space each month and content submission (savings of $1,300!)

Month-to-month: $200/full page advertisement or $100/half page advertisement. 

Interested in a sponsorship? Have more questions? Email: [email protected]

Become A Sponsor

 
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