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PPA Event Center

2105 Decatur Street

Denver, CO 80211

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Join The Opportunity Council's 20th Annual Business Opportunity Trade Fair & BBQ that gathers dozens of local organizations and corporations to meet with business owners under one roof. Whether just getting started or expanding your existing business, this event will give you a chance to discuss future business opportunities with various companies as you wander through the trade fair.

Understanding that cyber crime is sophisticated and often targets small businesses, we are bringing in a few industry experts to discuss what businesses need to know and what needs to be done to minimize risk and stay safe.

The event will conclude with an amazing BBQ Lunch from Smokehouse Grill!

Workshop Speakers

  • Special Agent Tory Smith, FBI: Graduated from the University of Texas – Arlington with a BS in Information Systems. Worked as a Lead Programmer and IT Manager. Joined the FBI in 2010 and has worked in Crimes Against Children and Cyber Investigations both Criminal and National Security. Member of the FBI Cyber Field Instruction Program as an Adjunct Faculty Professor.
  • NaTaja Doyal, President, Xela Technology: is a Certified Ethical Hacker and owner of Xela LLC. Her educational background is in information assurance with a focus in cyber security. She has experience working with government and commercial customers to secure business and federal assets. Her security expertise runs the gamut from writing security requirements for risk assessments to hardening systems.
  • Britt Benton, Avery Group Insurance, and Financial Services: – Owner of the Avery Group Insurance and Financial Services. Business Administration and Finance at the University of Northern Colorado. Native to Colorado and working with small to medium sized companies and organizations, he is an expert Commercial General Liability, Professional Liability, Errors and Omissions, Loss control, Worker’s Compensation and Cyber Liability.

Agenda

  • 8:00 am -8:30 am ~ Trade Show/ Exhibitor Set Up
  • 8:30 am ~ Registration Opens
  • 9:00 am -:11:30 am ~ Connections Trade Fair Open
  • 9:30 am -10:45 am ~ Cyber Security Workshop - Is your Business Risk Aware? Understanding Cyber Security Threats to your Small Business.
  • 11:30 am - 1 pm ~ Networking and Lunch

Trade Fair Exhibitors (Set up time for exhibitors is 8 am):

  • AET Environmental
  • City & County of Denver
  • Circuit Media
  • Colorado Department of Transportation
  • Colorado Enterprise Funds
  • Colorado State Purchasing & Contracts Office
  • Colorado State University
  • Denver LED Direct, Lighting and Signs
  • Denver Public Schools (DPS)
  • GSA
  • Hand Puzzels
  • IBS Nationwide
  • Lockheed Martin Space
  • Minority Business Office
  • National Renewal Energy Laboratory
  • Palmetier Law LLC
  • Procurment Technical Assistance Center (PTAC)
  • Regional Transportation District (RTD)
  • Siemens
  • Swinerton
  • United Launch Alliance
  • University of Colorado Procurement Service Center
  • University of the Rockies
  • Women's Business Enterprise Council
  • Xcel Energy

*List will be updated weekly.

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