Celebrating Small Business

2022 Small Business september


Join the Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce and our community partners during the entire month of September for in-person events and on social media as we celebrate the impact small business has on Northern Colorado!

Continue to check this page for updates and small business promotion! 

Happening Soon! Small Business  Celebration Breakfast- 7:30-9 a.m. on October 18 – Click Here to Register


Fort Collins Chamber Facebook Page
(We are promoting Small Businesses every day!)


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Date, Time, Location

Downtown Fort Collins Small Business Bingo (partner event)

Explore Downtown and support small businesses! Build your own adventure by completing a bingo of challenges for the chance to win Downtown Fort Collins Gift Cards in September 2022

All of September

Colorado State University Rams vs. Sacramento State (Football Game)

Fort Collins Area Chamber of Commerce members and other small businesses receive $25 tickets to the game. Follow this link to purchase tickets and use the code FCCC.

Pre Game and Game Day promotion of Small Business on video board and during broadcast.

2:00 PM Kickoff
Saturday, September 24
Canvas Stadium
Founded in FoCo (partner event)
Week-long business and financial literacy event aimed at supporting small businesses, solopreneurs, and the creative and startup communities.


September 26-30, 2022
Front Range Community College

2022 Business After Hours Tradeshow

The tradeshow is partnered with the ever-popular Business After Hours, allowing vendors to maximize their time in front of potential clients. Grab your booth spot now as this event sells out quickly!

4:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 29, 2022
Drake Centre, 802 W. Drake Rd
2022 Business Appreciation Celebration (partner event) Business owners, managers, representatives and leaders are celebrated for their contributions to the community 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 6, 2022
Block One Events
Unstoppable Women Entrepreneurs of Northern Colorado (partner event)

A day of discovery and connection as the NOCO Women’s Small Business Conference. Early bird ticket pricing ($75) for the conference is available until 11:59 pm MT on Thursday, September 22, 2022.

8:00 a.m. – 6 p.m.
October 13, 2022
Aims Community College Welcome Center
4901 West 20th Street GreeleyCO 80634
Small Business Celebration Breakfast
Join us as we conclude the 2022 Small Business Celebration. Julie Weber, former Vice President and Chief People Officer at Southwest Airlines and now a local jewelry entrepreneur. Julie will share how the company’s courage to stay true to its core values has enabled Southwest to grow.
7:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022
The Lyric, 1209 N. College Ave.

Thank You 2022 Sponsors!


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Previous Small Business Events Include:

2020 Small Business Celebration

2019 Small Business of the Year Awards

2018 Small Business of the Year Awards 

2017 Small Business of the Year Awards

2016 Small Business of the Year Awards

2015 Small Business of the Year Awards

2014 Small Business of the Year Awards

2013 Small Business of the Year Awards

2012 Small Business of the Year Awards