Latest News – October 17

Free Workshop: Turn Your Biz into a Destination Now!

Business owners in Leadville and Lake County have the opportunity to hear nationally-known Destination Business Expert Jon Schallert when he presents his acclaimed business improvement session, “The New Rules of Business Success: Capturing Today’s Consumers as a Destination Business.”

Jon Schallert to speak in Leadville Oct. 20

Jon Schallert to speak in Leadville next Tuesday, October 20 at CMC

The program will be next Tuesday, Oct 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at Colorado Mountain College. A short session with business owners will follow to discuss perspectives of and opportunities along Harrison Avenue.

“In today’s economy, the challenge for any business, regardless of its location and surrounding demographics, is to create such a compelling offering that it is repeatedly visited by consumers.  For a business to be a true Destination, it must also draw customers both locally and from out-of-town,” says Schallert.  Schallert’s workshops teach independent business owners how to turn their businesses into consumer “Destinations” that attract customers from many miles away, past other competitive outlets.  Schallert’s workshop also shows businesses how to get local consumers to spend more money locally, and how to stop “retail leakage”. 

To learn more about Schallert: LINK.  For workshop information and registration, call Nicole Thompson, at the Leadville/Lake County Economic Development Corporation: 719-293-2316 or email  Limited amount of complimentary tickets are available. This workshop is presented by the LLCEDC, in Partnership with the Leadville/Lake County Chamber of Commerce.Spac_50

Workforce Center Offers Skills Assessment Service

On Tuesday, Nov. 10 the Leadville Workforce Center will be hosting a webinar on ProveIt, a skills and behavioral assessments test for employees. Prove It Business Training Webinar Flyer 10-15 V3 (1) copyThere are over 1200 different exams that employers can utilize to check the level of skill and knowledge for potential employees or for promoting employees within your organizations or business

There is no fee, but those interested in participating in the webinar, but you do need to register by contacting Kim Rodriquez at 719.486.2428 or via email .  The webinar will be held from 8:30-9:30 a.m. on November 10. Participants can join the webinar from your office, home, or if you prefer, you can come to the Workforce Center Office and watch with program with staff. More Details: LINK.


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