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Vendors gather in Colorado Springs to support small business owners Tuesday

Posted at 8:17 PM, May 21, 2024

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Getting a small business off the ground takes a lot of different resources and Tuesday, more than 40 vendors gathered in Colorado Springs to help support small business owners.

It was part of the 2024 Business Resource Fair held at the Pikes Peak United Way's Family Success Center, which is located off of Verde Drive on the southeast side of Colorado Springs.

This is the first time the event has been held for small business owners since the COVID19 pandemic.

Organizers say they hope this event helped highlight the importance of creating connections for success.

"We are a relationship building community," said Heather McBroom, Executive Director for Thrive Network. "So, it's really important that you know how to create genuine relationships. Not just networking your business, but how do you create relationships that are gonna help you in your business."

The Thrive Network is a nonprofit who's mission is engaging, educating and empowering individuals to unlock their potential, build resilient businesses and strengthen under resourced communities through entrepreneurship.

To learn more about the nonprofit, visit The Thrive Network's website.
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